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Motherhood | Family - Relationships

"I was nursing my baby daughter when the image of her as a toddler pushing me as a geezer in a baby carriage came to mind ~ and the idea of a book about being an older first-time mother was born. A friend recommended "world-class artist" Ellen Blonder for the drawings, but when I...
Why Didn't Anyone Tell Me? is a collection of stories from parents that speak the truth about parenting. Unlike other books on parenting, this is not another prescriptive book by an ‘expert’. Parents have read and spoken to all manner of experts and put their advice into practice with varying...
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Chauffeur. Chef. Referee. Confidante. Provider. As a single mother, you balance these roles and dozens more every day-so take a break with A Cup of Comfort for Single Mothers. In this empowering and bittersweet collection, you will meet single mothers who have created an unbreakable bond with...
Adopted Soul
Chicken Soup for the Adopted Soul will touch your heart with stories of finding and creating families. From tales about international orphaned babies and children who spent years in the foster-care system to those who were adopted at birth, this very special compilation conveys the true meaning of...
The acclaimed author of Vinegar Hill andMidnight Champagne returns with a compelling tale of two summer romances, separated in time by over one hundred and fifty years. At forty-two, Jeanette Hochmann—newly divorced from her husband of more than a decade—struggles to reassemble her life with her...
Three Part Invention, a novel
Three generations of mothers and daughters take center stage, with 20th century events as backdrop, in this novel of depth and humor, with a touch of magic realism, spotlighting the power of music—from classical to jazz to rock and international folk—and the tug between ethnic loyalty and global...
Breaking the Silence
Laura Brandon's promise to her dying father was simple: to visit an elderly woman she'd never heard of before. A woman who remembers nothing—except the distant past. Visiting Sarah Tolley seemed a small enough sacrifice to make. But Laura's promise results in another death. Her husband's. And after...
From My Mama’s Kitchen – “Food for the Soul, Recipes for the Living” is a wonderful keepsake book about motherly love. It is a tribute to acknowledge and honor moms all over the world for their spiritual and inspirational contribution in making a positive difference in the lives of their children...
A Very Special Child
A Very Special Child by Debra Shiveley Welch is a wonderful book written with child-like wonder. Debra removes the stigma of adoption by showing adopted children everywhere that they are indeed special, wanted and loved. Debra demonstrates how the birth mother served a significant role in preparing...
Essay about how I coped after discovering my daughter had disabilities, and how other mothers taught me to navigate the system and find joy in being a mom again.