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9781585748051

Quotable Mom

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  • ISBN13:

    9781585748051

  • ISBN10:

    1585748056

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-04-01
  • Publisher: Lyons Press

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Summary

Everyone has had a mother, and most of us would admit that these women have profoundly affected our lives. The Quotable Mom gathers together some of the wisest and most memorable words ever written or spoken about and by the women who gave birth to us. This well-rounded volume includes quotes from individuals as diverse as Mick Jagger, Ann Landers, Mother Teresa, and Beatrix Potter. This gem of a book makes the perfect gift for any mother or grandmother. It is a heartwarming and inspiring collection of humorous, profound, thoughtful, and compelling remarks and observations by and about mothers and their children.

Author Biography

KATE ROWINSKI is coauthor of The L.L. Bean Outdoor Photography Handbook (page 136) and editor of The Quotable Cook (page 167). She divides her time between Yarmouth, Maine, and Charlottesville, Virginia.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(2)
The Expectant Mom
3(40)
Bringing Up Baby
43(32)
The Childhood Years
75(50)
Surviving the Terrible Teens
125(34)
The School of Mom
159(32)
Mother's Work Is Never Done
191(26)
Mom's Wisdom
217(22)
Creating a Family
239(22)
A Mother's Love
261(18)
The Empty Nest
279(28)
The Miracle of Grandmothers
307(20)
A Tribute to Moms
327(24)
Selected Biographical Notes 351(6)
Index 357

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