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This I Believe: on Motherhood

This I Believe: on Motherhood (Hardback)

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Compelling stories of motherhood from the producers of the popular public radio show This touching, thought-provoking book includes pieces on motherhood in its many manifestations written by more than sixty remarkable men and women from ordinary life, whose reflections and sentiments will resonate with readers far and wide. Among the contributors are young, middle-aged and elderly mothers (and stepmothers), as well as sons and daughters of all ages and from many different backgrounds. By turns funny and profound, this book is always engaging.

* Includes stories that are reverential and loving, as well as stories that are sad and clouded by yearning, loss, and regret * Offers a compelling portrait of the diverse range of beliefs and experiences related to what is the most powerful and complex of human relationships * Describes universal experiences that everyone can relate to, no matter your age, gender, or parenting status Written as a keepsake book that can be thoughtful gift for someone special in your life, This I Believe: On Motherhood feels like flipping through a family photo album, each page offering another richly detailed snapshot of daily life from the delivery room to the deathbed.

Health & WellbeingAdvice on the stages of lifeParentingHealth & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyFamily & relationshipsHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsSocial & cultural historyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheoryEthics & moral philosophy Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc Publication Date: 10/04/2012 ISBN-13: 9781118074534  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Dan Gediman is executive director of This I Believe, Inc., a not-for-profit organization that engages people in writing and sharing essays describing the core values that guide their daily lives. These short statements of belief have been featured on public radio since 2005. Gediman is coeditor of the New York Times best seller This I Believe, as well as several other books in the series, including This I Believe: On Fatherhood. John Gregory is editorial director and Mary Jo Gediman is outreach director of This I Believe, Inc.

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