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What I Love About You, Mom

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…

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Comments from Kate

Nov.10.2013 - 10:48 am
In response to: I think of Henry Moore
Sorry, "handle" = old CB radio lingo for what name you go by. What's your @____ name on Twitter?
Nov.10.2013 - 10:36 am
In response to: I think of Henry Moore
p.s. What's your handle? Come find me - @marshallbooks
Nov.10.2013 - 10:31 am
In response to: I think of Henry Moore
A few thoughts about Twitter: - On the plus side, it's helped me practice being concise. - The more people you follow,...
Nov.03.2013 - 10:08 am
In response to: Okay
May those kind eyes find you.
Sep.09.2013 - 7:55 am
In response to: Good dog
I'm sorry for your loss. When I lost my perfect-for-me dog last year, I was too much of a mess to write about it. It...

Published Reviews

What I Love About You, Mom
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,...