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What I Love About You, Mom
Jan.05.2013

David and I will be celebrating the release of our eight guided journal this March, just in time for Mother's Day.

What I Love About You, Mom (Kate and David Marshall, Plume-Penguin, 2013)

Your Mom is one of the most important people in your life–here’s your chance to tell her.

What I Love About You, Mom provides a personal and heartfelt way to tell your mother just how much you appreciate all that she has done for you. With writing prompts, checklists, and space for photos and drawings, this journal celebrates all that is unique and wonderful about your relationship. It’s a gift she will cherish forever.

Sections include: Early Days; Admiring You; Appreciating You; Enjoying Us; and My Wishes for You

Sample Prompts:
Here’s a picture of us when I was young…
I used to love it when you…
My favorite food that you make is…
I hope I’ve inherited half your…
It meant a lot to me when you…
Thank you for not…
Here’s something I wish we could do more often…
Two things I especially look forward to in our future…
If I could take you anywhere in the world, I’d take you to…

Kate's Latest Blogs

Apr.12.2014 - 2:33 pm
I believe that creativity is contagious, and if we’re lucky enough to have caught it, even just a little, we need to enjoy it and pass it on, every chance we get. I'm not a “...
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Apr.01.2014 - 9:15 am
"Film maker and writer Terry Jones discovers a colony of penguins, which are unlike any other penguins in the world." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dfWzp7rYR4 While I do wish...
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Jan.01.2014 - 11:11 am
A few months ago I blogged about my fear of putting my talking face out there in publicly viewable book trailers, a necessary evil of being an author. But I released the...
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Sep.07.2013 - 7:03 pm
Step one: upload my first three video attempts to YouTube.  Step Two: upload them to my Red Room page. Step three: tweet them. Done, done and done....
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Comments from Kate

Feb.08.2014 - 4:53 pm
In response to: Selfies And Photos And Paintings Of Famous Authors
See there, Dale? Compatible sand pleasures. Maybe you'll let me know when you're done with your hole to China...
Feb.06.2014 - 10:49 am
In response to: Selfies And Photos And Paintings Of Famous Authors
Was that lighthouse shot a selfie, Dale? If so, well done. I guess the latest version of selfie is the selfie video. I...
Feb.06.2014 - 10:40 am
In response to: Solitude
Gah
I'd wager many of us, woodchucks or not, are...wondering how retirement will change our days. I...
Jan.01.2014 - 11:00 am
In response to: Video Fears
Now I'm *really* an over-achiever in the Face Your Fears Department. I just finished a little video in which I'm...
Nov.10.2013 - 11:00 am
In response to: I think of Henry Moore
Found you! I'm following you now, and tweeted to suggest my followers do the same. It's rather fun once you get...

Published Reviews

What I Love About You, Mom
May.10.2013
Published by Post-Gazette.com
Having trouble finding just the right words to use to tell Mom how much she means to you? Let authors Kate and David Marshall help.  In "What I Love about You, Mom" ($14,...