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Mother Is a Verb (Hardback)

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Mom Quotes and Musings to Inspire, Celebrate, and Reflect"A feast for the eyes and the heart. You will love paging through this book with your mother." Becca Anderson, author of The Woman's Book of Prayer

We don't need a dictionary to know that the word "mother" is a verb moms are always caring, sharing, loving, and protecting. So why not celebrate all that they do with 50+ pages of perfect Mother's Day quotes and floral illustrations?

What is a mom? Motherhood is more than a noun; it is active parenting. Moms are our first contact with the world. They are our teachers and our safe haven. Explore the various ways a mother's love can take form: a hug, a kind word, a bedtime story, or a shoulder to cry on. With so many words for mother mommy or mama, manman or mum it's easy to forget its definition.

To mother is to care for or protect. Always active, mom is constantly up to something. She's listening, comforting, sharing, feeding, walking, patting, telling stories, hugging, embarrassing, and appreciating her little and not so little ones. This lovely, full-color tribute celebrates everything we love about mothers.

Wise words for mother. Mother Is a Verb is filled with Mother's Day quotes and more. This simple gift book is a collection of reflections about mother as verb. Whether a working mother, stay at home mom, new mom, or expectant mother, moms everywhere will enjoy these light-hearted insights into the activeness that is motherhood. Mother Is a Verb is sometimes quirky, sometimes funny, sometimes sweet just like moms everywhere.

Open up this inspirational book and find:

A book full of Mother's Day quotes and beyond

Positive affirmations for moms to practice self care

The perfect gift for new moms, seasoned moms, and soon-to-be moms!

Readers of books like What It Means to Be a Mom, You Are a F*cking Awesome Mom, Self-Care for Moms, or Badass Affirmations will love Mina Parker's Mother is a Verb.

Health & WellbeingAdvice on the stages of lifeParentingPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksReference worksDictionaries of quotationsReligion & BeliefsOther Religions, Cults and alternatives to religionReligious life & practice Publisher: Mango Media Publication Date: 06/12/2022 ISBN-13: 9781642503975  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Mina Parker is a freelance writer, editor, and mom. Her books include Half Full, Mother Is a Verb, and 100 Good Wishes for Baby. She has also worked as an actor, a grant writer, and an administrator for several nonprofits. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and son.

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