Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Mom 101 Stories of Gratitude, Love, and Good Times

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  • Copyright: 2010-03-23
  • Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul
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...and 101 other personal stories of thanks to moms, including from NY Times bestselling authors Brad Meltzer and Jacquelyn Mitchard. Mothers will feel appreciated, loved, and respected... and they'll know that all their hard work has paid off when they read stories about lessons learned, role models, and the tremendous influence that mothers really do have on their children throughout their lives. A great gift for mothers of all ages, from new moms to grandmothers, to show how much we really do appreciate them. Book jacket.

Author Biography

Chicken Soup for the Soul is a favorite publisher of books that provide emotional and practical support for readers in times of stress and challenge.

Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen are co-founders of Chicken Soup for the Soul.

Wendy Walker is the author of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Power Moms (Mar. 2009), Four Wives Feb. 2008) and Social Lives (Sept. 2009).

Table of Contents

Forewordp. xiii
Following in Her Footsteps
What My Mother Gave Me Before She Diedp. 1
Struggles Are Relativep. 5
A Lasting Lessonp. 8
My Inspirationp. 12
Adolescent Awakeningp. 16
Doing the Right Thingp. 18
A Letter to My Motherp. 20
The Simple Lifep. 23
My Mother, The Patriotp. 26
A Son's Admirationp. 28
Someone Who Caresp. 31
Discount Shoppingp. 34
Mom Knows Best
Little Trouperp. 41
Lip Dramap. 45
My Mother, My Teacherp. 49
The Pantsuitp. 51
Thank You for Not Pushingp. 54
The Chestp. 56
Just in Casep. 58
You'll Always Be "Mom"p. 60
Out Motherp. 62
I've Got the Powerp. 65
Blooms of Wisdomp. 67
Is Anybody Dead?p. 69
Making Sacrifices
Seven Sticksp. 75
Believing in the Writer in Mep. 78
A Mother at Lastp. 81
My Mother, My Friendp. 83
First Anniversariesp. 86
Role Modelp. 89
Bright Lights, Big Cityp. 91
A New Mom in Townp. 94
My Supermomp. 97
My Mom, My Herop. 101
Surprise!p. 104
The Old Green Coatp. 106
Favorite Moments
Cape Townsp. 111
Taking Timep. 115
The Birthdayp. 118
Our Evenings with Alex Trebekp. 122
Dark Winterp. 125
The Gift in the Plain Brown Wrapperp. 127
A Different Kind of Experiencep. 130
Duck and Coverp. 132
Secret Stashp. 135
Walking with Momp. 138
Mom to the Rescue
Driving Me Homep. 145
Pretty Babyp. 149
Loving Handsp. 151
A Mother Takes On Big Tonyp. 154
From Mama to Momp. 158
Fearp. 161
To Keep Me from the Rainp. 163
With Ears Wide Openp. 165
The Day My Mother Took On the Principalp. 168
Lifelinep. 172
A Quest for Answersp. 175
Carrying Me Forwardp. 178
What Goes Around
Chicken Soup from the Heartp. 185
Mom's Jewelp. 189
Just Like Momp. 192
Finding Joy in a Time of Lossp. 194
Turning Into My Motherp. 197
Tunnel Visionp. 200
The Magic of the Messp. 202
Dusting Off Memoriesp. 205
The Letterp. 208
Lasting Impressionsp. 210
Happy to Be Youp. 212
One of a Kind
How to Be Specialp. 217
My Blessingp. 220
My Mother's Legacyp. 223
Mom's Many Hatsp. 227
Fish Lipsp. 229
Making Her Own Wayp. 232
Beauty Never Fadesp. 234
Mom's Heartp. 236
Somebody to Turn the Ropep. 238
Spilt Milkp. 241
Gifts of the Heart
Because You Were Therep. 247
The Quiltp. 250
A Mother's Faithp. 253
Nobody's Child But Mom'sp. 256
The Blue Dressp. 260
The Best Coloring Book Everp. 264
Fan Appreciationp. 267
Silent Reassurancep. 271
New Dressesp. 274
A Ride Down Memory Lanep. 276
The World's Best Care Packagesp. 280
My Mother's Legacy
A Thousand and One Stories, A Million and One Wordsp. 287
Hand-Me-Downsp. 291
A Poem in Her Pocketp. 294
Ode to Old Yellerp. 296
But Wait, There's Morep. 300
A Simple, Lasting Legacyp. 304
Retaining Memoriesp. 306
Chinap. 309
Things My Mother Taught Mep. 313
The Notep. 317
Why I Playp. 319
Meet Our Contributorsp. 325
Meet Our Authorsp. 343
About Joan Lundenp. 345
Thank You!p. 347
About Chicken Soup for the Soulp. 348
Bonus Story: How I Became an Author in the Back of My Minivanp. 354
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