From Mom to Me Again Book
Score: 4.5
From 7 Ratings

From Mom to Me Again

  • Author : Melissa Shultz
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2016-07-05
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781492618447

From Mom to Me Again Excerpt :

Live your best life—even after your kids leave home When her children left for college, Melissa Shultz was certain that she had prepared them well for their new lives-but her own life was a different matter entirely. Her house was empty, her purpose unclear. If her life was no longer dominated by the day-to-day demands of being "Mom," then who exactly was she? And how would she ever move forward? From Mom to Me Again is the story of one woman's reinvention. Shultz's struggle with the empty nest and the transformation of her marriage, friendships, career, and ultimately herself, is part memoir and part self-help guide. Funny, poignant, and practical, this book tells Shultz's personal story and provides valuable advice for readers preparing to send their children off into the world. She shows women that while they'll always be mothers, it's time for them to take center stage in their own lives once again.

Mom   Me   Mom Book
Score: 4
From 30 Ratings

Mom Me Mom

  • Author : Maya Angelou
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2013-04-02
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 225
  • ISBN 10 : 9781400066117

Mom Me Mom Excerpt :

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A moving memoir about the legendary author’s relationship with her own mother. Emma Watson’s Our Shared Shelf Book Club Pick! The story of Maya Angelou’s extraordinary life has been chronicled in her multiple bestselling autobiographies. But now, at last, the legendary author shares the deepest personal story of her life: her relationship with her mother. For the first time, Angelou reveals the triumphs and struggles of being the daughter of Vivian Baxter, an indomitable spirit whose petite size belied her larger-than-life presence—a presence absent during much of Angelou’s early life. When her marriage began to crumble, Vivian famously sent three-year-old Maya and her older brother away from their California home to live with their grandmother in Stamps, Arkansas. The subsequent feelings of abandonment stayed with Angelou for years, but their reunion, a decade later, began a story that has never before been told. In Mom & Me & Mom, Angelou dramatizes her years reconciling with the mother she preferred to simply call “Lady,” revealing the profound moments that shifted the balance of love and respect between them. Delving into one of her life’s most rich, rewarding, and fraught relationships, Mom & Me & Mom explores the healing and love that evolved between the two women over the course of their lives, the love that fostered Maya Angelou’s rise from immeasurable depths to reach impossible heights. Praise for Mom & Me & Mom “Mom & Me & Mom is delivered with Angelou’s trademark good humor and fierce optimism. If any resentments linger between these lines, if lives are partially revealed without all the bitter details exposed, well, that is part of Angelou’s forgiving design. As an account of reconciliation, this little book is just revealing enough, and pretty irresistible.”—The Washington Post “Moving . . . a remarkable portrait of two courageous souls.”—People “[The] latest, and most potent, of her ser

Mom  Dad  Our Books  and Me Book

Mom Dad Our Books and Me

  • Author : Danielle Marcotte
  • Publisher : Owlkids
  • Release Date : 2016-04-12
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 1771472014

Mom Dad Our Books and Me Excerpt :

A young boys revels in learning to read and describes how everyone else around him enjoys reading too.

My New Mom   Me Book
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

My New Mom Me

  • Author : Renata Galindo
  • Publisher : Schwartz & Wade
  • Release Date : 2016-04-19
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553521368

My New Mom Me Excerpt :

A heartwarming "tail" about adoption, diversity, and acceptance - a perfect storytime read this Mother's Day! Told from the point of view of a puppy who is adopted by a cat, this gentle and reassuring tale is perfect for very young readers and listeners. When the puppy comes to live with his new mom, he is nervous. After all, his mom has stripes and he doesn't. But his mom says she likes that they look different, and soon the puppy likes it, too. (And who cares what anyone else thinks!) The puppy's new mom does all the things other parents do. She plays with him, takes care of him, and sometimes even makes him mad! But that's okay, because when he's feeling sad, she knows just what to say. "A gentle, comforting story about nontraditional families."--Booklist

A Book about Mom with Words and Pictures by Me Book

A Book about Mom with Words and Pictures by Me

  • Author : Workman Publishing
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2021-03-30
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 57
  • ISBN 10 : 9781523512102

A Book about Mom with Words and Pictures by Me Excerpt :

Introducing two new titles that let kids celebrate Mom and Dad in the best and most personal way—through their own words and pictures! Sweet, lively, and engaging, A Book about Mom with Words and Pictures by Me, and A Book about Dad with Words and Pictures by Me are unique fill-in books that invite kids to be author and illustrator and create a one-of-a-kind gift for Mom and Dad. Every page has a heartwarming, imaginative (and sometimes cheeky!) prompt—a sentence to finish or an illustration to complete—to help kids capture everything they know and love about their parent, from their favorite things to do together to what kind of pizza topping they would be. A sheet of illustrated stickers gives kids even more ways to customize the work! Each book starts with a letter to parent from child, and then the fun begins, from: Your favorite animal is ______. You are terrified of ______! To: I wrote a story about you. Want to read it together? To: Look! I drew a picture of us on an intergalactic space adventure! And finally: This is us, having the greatest adventure ever. I love you, Mom! This is us, doing what we do best. I love you, Dad! The end result? A treasured keepsake of a gift, perfect for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Christmas, birthdays, or any special occasion.

A Little Book about Me and My Mom Book

A Little Book about Me and My Mom

  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Barrons Juveniles
  • Release Date : 2014-03-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 24
  • ISBN 10 : 0764166719

A Little Book about Me and My Mom Excerpt :

This little scrapbook will make a wonderful gift for a beloved mother. Inside, children can fill in facts about their mom along with notes about the fun things they do together. There are places for photos, spots for drawing, and lots of room for kids to express all the reasons they love mom so much.

Finding Joy in the Empty Nest Book

Finding Joy in the Empty Nest

  • Author : Jim Burns, Ph.D
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 2022-05-10
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9780310362630

Finding Joy in the Empty Nest Excerpt :

When the kids are gone, you can discover a richer, deeper, and more fulfilling life than you ever imagined! Whether you've been looking forward to it or dreading it, the experience of coming home to an empty nest brings with it a well of emotions, realizations, and one gigantic, all-consuming thought: Now what? As an empty nester, the options before you are practically limitless--a fact that can be as exciting as it is terrifying. In this book, Jim Burns combines his personal experiences with extensive research, interviews with other empty nesters, and his professional work as a family educator to help you navigate your new life as an empty nester and find joy in the opportunities for life-change before you. Rather than offering shallow suggestions of hobbies you should take up, Burns encourages you to actively pursue a fresh start, reinvent yourself, and thrive beyond this new stage. To help you do this, he equips you with practical advice and timeless principles, including how to: Change the relationship you once had with your children--for the better Face big issues (like aging parents, finances, and kids returning home) with confidence And rekindle your fire and purpose to live with passion day by day Amid his wealth of know-how, you'll uncover what may be the most important takeaway of all: hope that the best is yet to come.

Fairy Mom and Me  1 Book

Fairy Mom and Me 1

  • Author : Sophie Kinsella
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9781524769901

Fairy Mom and Me 1 Excerpt :

Fans of Sophie Kinsella's sparkling humor will love her first ever illustrated series for young readers about the charming adventures of a mother-daughter fairy duo! Ella Brook can't wait to grow up, because one day she will become a fairy and have her own sparkly wings and a teacher on Fairy Tube, just like her mom! Until then, Ella has to learn by watching her mom in action. But sometimes spells go wrong, and Ella's mom can never seem to remember the right magic codes on her Computawand. A lot of the time, it's up to Ella to come to the rescue. Does she have what it takes to be a fairy one day? Or will there be more glitches than glitter?

Ask Again  Yes Book
Score: 4
From 48 Ratings

Ask Again Yes

  • Author : Mary Beth Keane
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2019-05-28
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9781982107000

Ask Again Yes Excerpt :

The triumphant New York Times Bestseller *The Tonight Show Summer Reads Pick* Named one of the Best Books of the Year by People, Vogue, Parade, NPR, and Elle "A gem of a book." —Taylor Jenkins Reid, author of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo How much can a family forgive? Francis Gleeson and Brian Stanhope, rookie NYPD cops, are neighbors in the suburbs. What happens behind closed doors in both houses—the loneliness of Francis’s wife, Lena, and the instability of Brian’s wife, Anne, sets the stage for the explosive events to come. In Mary Beth Keane's extraordinary novel, a lifelong friendship and love blossoms between Kate Gleeson and Peter Stanhope, born six months apart. One shocking night their loyalties are divided, and their bond will be tested again and again over the next thirty years. Heartbreaking and redemptive, Ask Again, Yes is a gorgeous and generous portrait of the daily intimacies of marriage and the power of forgiveness.

The Possibility Mom Book

The Possibility Mom

  • Author : Lisa Canning
  • Publisher : Morgan James Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-04-02
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9781642792652

The Possibility Mom Excerpt :

An interior designer and lifestyle coach helps modern moms design lives they love with less stress, less guilt, and more time to pursue their dreams. Balancing the demands of modern motherhood is a tough job. Between kids, work obligations, social commitments, and household duties, trying to fit in a little me time (let alone a date night) can seem practically impossible. For many moms, doing well at work makes them feel like they’re failing at home, and when they focus on their family, they feel like they’re falling behind at work. It’s a vicious cycle that all too often lead to burnout—but there really is another way. The Possibility Mom provides practical solutions for keeping the balance of a modern mother’s life with less stress, less guilt, and more satisfaction. Here, you’ll learn smart ways to trim your to-do list, clarify your priorities, get more done in less time, and live the life you love―one that you design.

Mama  Do You Love Me  Book
Score: 3.5
From 34 Ratings

Mama Do You Love Me

  • Author : Barbara M. Joosse
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2017-11-28
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 35
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452172033

Mama Do You Love Me Excerpt :

Mama, do you love me? Yes I do Dear One. How much? In this universal story, a child tests the limits of independence and comfortingly learns that a parent's love is unconditional and everlasting. The story is made all the more captivating by its unusual Arctic setting. The lyrical text introduces young readers to a distinctively different culture, while at the same time showing that the special love that exists between parent and child transcends all boundaries of time and place. The story is beautifully complemented by graphically stunning illustrations that are filled with such exciting animals as whales, wolves, puffins, and sled dogs, and a carefully researched glossary provides additional information on Arctic life. This tender and reassuring book is one that both parents and children will turn to again and again.

Chicken Soup for the Soul  Empty Nesters Book

Chicken Soup for the Soul Empty Nesters

  • Author : Jack Canfield
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-04-05
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 161159166X

Chicken Soup for the Soul Empty Nesters Excerpt :

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Empty Nesters provides support during an emotional but exciting time for parents -- sending their children off to college, new homes, or careers. A must read for empty nesters or soon-to-be empty nesters. Full of heartfelt stories about gazing at surprisingly clean bedrooms, starting new careers, rediscovering spouses, and handling the continuing, and often humorous, needs of children, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Empty Nesters will inspire, support, and amuse parents. They’ll nod their heads, cry a little, and laugh a lot, as they read these oh-so-true stories.

Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born Book
Score: 4
From 34 Ratings

Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born

  • Author : Jamie Lee Curtis
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2000-08-29
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 42
  • ISBN 10 : 9780064435819

Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born Excerpt :

Tell me again about the night I was born. Tell me again how you would adopt me and be my parents. Tell me again about the first time you held me in your arms. Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell, author and illustrator of the best-selling When I Was Little: A Four Year Old's Memoir of Her Youth, have joined together again to create a fresh new picture book for every parent and every child. In asking her parents to tell her again about the night of her birth, a young girl shows that it is a cherished tale she knows by heart. Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born is a unique, exuberant story about adoption and about the importance of a loving family.

Love You Forever Book
Score: 4.5
From 346 Ratings

Love You Forever

  • Author : Robert N. Munsch
  • Publisher : Firefly Books
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 36
  • ISBN 10 : 0920668372

Love You Forever Excerpt :

As her son grows up from little boy to adult man, a mother secretly rocks him each night as he sleeps.

Mom and Me  Me and Mom Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Mom and Me Me and Mom

  • Author : Miguel Tanco
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2019-03-26
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 36
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452176123

Mom and Me Me and Mom Excerpt :

The joy of being a mom is palpable in this touching tribute to parenthood. Whimsical illustrations capture the poignant moments that make motherhood so special: pinning up a daughter's hair, getting messy during playtime, reading quietly side by side, and, above all, cherishing precious moments together. Bright pops of Pantone coral infuse each spread, and a cloth spine adds an irresistible specialness. At once a treasured Mother's Day gift and a year-round "I love you," this book will delight parents and children in a celebration of a supremely meaningful relationship. This lovely testament to the inimitable mother/daughter bond goes straight to the heart.