Mothers and Sons Book
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

Mothers and Sons


  • Author : Colm Toibin
  • Publisher : Emblem Editions
  • Release Date : 2011-01-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781551995748

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Mothers and Sons Excerpt :

From the internationally celebrated author of The Master, winner of the 2006 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Mothers and Sons is a deeply penetrating and beautifully written meditation on the dramas surrounding this most elemental of relationships. Each of the nine stories focuses on a moment in which an unspoken balance shifts; in which a mother or son do battle, or experience a sudden crisis, thus leaving their conception of who they are subtly or seriously altered. A son buries his mother and goes out to a drug-fuelled rave on a remote beach near Dublin. A mother sings about treacherous love to a rapt crowd of musicians in a local pub. And in “A Long Winter,” Colm Tóibín’s finest piece of fiction to date, a man goes searching for his mother in the snow-covered Pyrenees. Psychologically intricate and emotionally incisive, each finely wrought story teases out the delicate and difficult strands woven between mothers and sons. This is an acute, masterful, and moving collection that confirms Tóibín as a great prose stylist of our time.

Just Between Us   Mother   Son Book

Just Between Us Mother Son


  • Author : Meredith Jacobs
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-04-07
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 1452182361

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Mother to Daughter  Revised Edition Book

Mother to Daughter Revised Edition


  • Author : Melissa Harrison
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2013-05-07
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9780761176886

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Mother to Daughter Revised Edition Excerpt :

Warm and fuzzy, anchored in values, and filled with simple words of wisdom, this beloved, bestselling book for parents speak to the important business of raising daughters, and distill their timeless lessons into one nugget of wisdom per page—some lighthearted, some serious, some practical, and some intangible, and all supported by a strong moral backbone. Freshly updated, the book begins with the Five Keys of Parenting, a guide to navigating the extraordinary, even if sometimes exasperating, journey of parenthood. It’s filled with helpful reassurance: Tickle her, play with her, give her piggyback rides. She’s not breakable. And accepting bittersweet reality: When it’s time—Let her go.

Breaking the Mother Son Dynamic Book

Breaking the Mother Son Dynamic


  • Author : John Lee
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-08-04
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780757318672

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Breaking the Mother Son Dynamic Excerpt :

Therapists and the general public are familiar with the terms "(s)mothering," "helicopter moms," and "boomerang sons" because they have been popularized in films like Monster in Law, Cyrus and Failure to Launch—but what makes for humorous fodder onscreen depicts a troubling issue that's being played out for real in therapists' offices, bedrooms, and divorce courts across the nation: an epidemic of men who are enmeshed in unhealthy, energy-sucking, and emasculating relationships with their mothers. Even though these men are grown and living away from Mom, her influence has left them unable to fully commit or to fully love, and they are plagued with anger issues, indecisiveness, depression, or toxic stress. In Breaking the Mother-Son Dynamic, John Lee takes an eye-opening look at how a mother's love or lack thereof impacts a son's life choices and life partner or lovers. Perhaps you are one of these men (or maybe you recognize these behaviors in the man you love). Do you hold back, swallow, or bottle up things you wish you could say to your mother for fear it would upset or "kill" her? Did you grow up hearing negative things about men, masculinity, being a male, and how you shouldn't be like 'the rest of them'? Does your mother, or did she, fail to respect your boundaries as a child, adolescent, or adult? Does your mother keep referring to you as her "baby" or her "little boy" even after you became an adult? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, you may be caught in an unhealthy mother-son dynamic that is negatively affecting key areas of your life. Several years ago, John Lee wrote what came to be the most authoritative book on why men run from relationships, The Flying Boy: Healing the Wounded Man. Here, he visits the mother-son relationship and gently but assertively shows men how to separate from the mother energy that has a massive pull on their hearts and souls, no matter how young or old they may be. In a work that is a combination of memoir, self-

Why a Son Needs a Mom Book

Why a Son Needs a Mom


  • Author : Gregory Lang
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2021-04-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN 10 : 9781728235851

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Why a Son Needs a Mom Excerpt :

Based on Gregory Lang's New York Times bestselling original series! The perfect Mother's Day gift, birthday present for mom, or sweet keepsake to show why Mom is so special! A touching picture book showcasing all the ways a mother will help her son grow, this is the gift for every mom and little boy to celebrate their special bond. Featuring charming animal illustrations and heartwarming rhymes about the loving moments mothers and sons share, Why a Son Needs a Mom is the perfect story to connect mother and son together. From the moment that I saw your beautiful face, Held you close to my heart in a mother's embrace, I promised to help you grow with strength and grace. My dear one, my sweet son, my boy. For new moms, mothers-to-be, or for that perfect mother-son moment, this sweet storybook celebrates how a mother helps her little boy grow with strength and love.

My Mother s Son Book

My Mother s Son


  • Author : David Hirshberg
  • Publisher : Fig Tree Books LLC
  • Release Date : 2018-05-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 357
  • ISBN 10 : 9781941493236

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"Hirshberg's debut novel packs both emotional punch and a vivid portrait of Jewish American life in post-WWII Boston. . . . Readers will find connections here to Michael Chabon's The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay and to Saul Bellow's classic The Adventures of Augie March." —Booklist (ALA), starred review Shortlisted, Historical Fiction, Best Book Awards, 2020 American Book Fest "This amazing mosaic of fact and fiction will hold readers in its grip from the first to last page." —Library Journal, starred review Winner, Independent Press Award 2019 Literary Fiction Gold Medal Winner, Best Regional Fiction, 2018 Independent Press Awards Winner, Best Regional Fiction, 2018 National Indie Excellence Awards Winner, NYC Big Book Award in two categories: 2018 Historical Fiction and Debut Fiction Winner, Three CIPA EVVY Awards: 2019 Literary Fiction First Place; 2019 Historical Fiction Second Place; 2019 Debut Fiction Second place My Mother's Son, the meticulously-crafted debut novel from David Hirshberg, is a story told by a radio raconteur revisiting his past in post-World War II Boston, the playground and battleground for two brothers whose lives are transformed by discoveries they never could have imagined. From the opening line of the book, "When you're a kid, they don't always tell you the truth," the stage is set for this riveting coming-of-age story that plays out against the backdrop of the Korean War, the aftermath of the Holocaust, the polio epidemic, the relocation of a baseball team, and the shenanigans of politicians and businessmen. Hirshberg deftly weaves together events, characters, and clues and creates a rich tapestry of betrayal, persecution, death, loyalty, and unconditional love that resonates with today's America.

Mother   Son Book

Mother Son


  • Author : Paula Spencer Scott
  • Publisher : Peter Pauper Press
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 1441329005

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Mother Son Excerpt :

This fun interactive journal will turn small bits of free time into a way for Mom and Son to have some fun and find out more about each other! Through light-hearted activities, learn about one another's interests, views, and more. It's a creative way to spend screen-free time together! Covers all kinds of topics. Provides space for open-ended comments, complaints, compliments, and more. Use it to create a fun keepsake of this moment in time. (And maybe even foster a lifetime writing habit!) 96 fun, guided, and easy to-use pages. Archival/acid-free paper helps preserve your thoughts. Includes two ribbon bookmarks: on for you, one for your son. Inside back cover pocket holds notes, mementos, and more. Sturdy hardcover binding. For sons ages 8-12. Journal measures 6-1/4'' wide x 8-1/4'' high.

What a Son Needs from His Mom Book
Score: 4
From 18 Ratings

What a Son Needs from His Mom


  • Author : Cheri Fuller
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release Date : 2013-03-15
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781441260604

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What a Son Needs from His Mom Excerpt :

Ever Feel Like Your Son Is From a Different Planet? Don't worry, Mom. There's a good reason why your son perplexes you. He's the OPPOSITE sex! Boys really do think, communicate, and process the world differently than girls. But no matter your son's age, he needs you, and he needs you in not-so-apparent ways. Drawing from her own experiences, as well as those from moms and sons from around the country, Cheri Fuller shares what makes boys and young men tick and how to become a more welcome influence at every stage in their lives. She answers all the top questions, including: "How can I help my son (and me!) deal with his emotions in a healthy way?" "School is such a struggle. How can I help him?" "Our personalities are SO different. How can we get on the same page?" "My son hardly says a thing. What can I do?" "What are the best ways to instill good values?" "How can I encourage a lasting faith in God?" With page after page of use-it-today advice and encouraging stories, this book will help you steer your son toward becoming a caring, confident young man. Includes Reflection Questions for Personal or Group Use Great for understanding grandsons, too! "Some mother-son relationships seem to add credence to the adage that 'men are from Mars, women are from Venus.' Even mothers who have a close bond with their sons may think they harbor a complete stranger when their male offspring reach puberty. Fuller is a speaker and author, as well as mother of three (two boys and a girl) and grandmother of six. She lists specific activities that all sons need from their mothers, such as encouragement, communication, prayer, and confidence-building. She adds questions at each chapter's end to 'ponder, journal or discuss,' lending the book to both individual and group study. Recommended for the parenting section of any church library." --Church Libraries

Another Mother s Son Book

Another Mother s Son


  • Author : Janet Davey
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2015-08-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473522145

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Another Mother s Son Excerpt :

‘We’re lucky to have such an intelligent chronicler of our present' Tessa Hadley on Janet Davey Lorna Parry lives with her three sons, each one lurching into adulthood. Lorna struggles in the claustrophobic loneliness of her home; she’s still angry at her ex-husband, uncomfortable around her father’s new girlfriend and finds it difficult to talk to her sons. Life seems precariously balanced. Then a shocking event occurs at the boys’ school and her world threatens to implode.

Mothers and Sons Book

Mothers and Sons


  • Author : Babette Smith
  • Publisher : Allen & Unwin
  • Release Date : 1996-09-01
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN 10 : 9781742696409

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Mothers and Sons Excerpt :

Drawing on extensive interviews, Babette Smith peels away the myths to reveal the truth about mother-son relationships.

Mother of My Son Book

Mother of My Son


  • Author : Rachel Allord
  • Publisher : Pelican Ventures Book Group
  • Release Date : 2013-05-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 326
  • ISBN 10 : 9781611162653

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College student Amber Swansen gives birth alone. In desperation, she abandons the newborn, buries her secret, and attempts to get on with her life. No matter how far she runs, she can't escape the guilt. Years later and still haunted by her past, Amber meets Beth Dilinger. Friendship blossoms between the two women, but Beth's son is a constant, painful reminder to Amber of the child she abandoned. When heartache hits, causing Amber to grapple with the answers to life's deeper questions, Beth stands by her side. Yet just when peace seems to be within Amber's grasp, the truth of her past and the parentage of Beth's son comes to light and threatens to shatter not only their worlds, but the life of the teenager they both love.

Mothers and Sons Book

Mothers and Sons


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books Llc
  • Release Date : 1996-03
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106011415111

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Mothers and Sons Excerpt :

Mothers and Sons: In Their Own Words captures the compelling connections between mothers and sons and translates those subtle emotions into deceptively simple photographs. In the accompanying texts, mothers and sons reveal their most trying and their most exalted moments with candor and humor, recounting both extraordinary actions and everyday existence with enthusiasm, from a parent's lyrical essay to a two year old's uncomplicated observations. With an introduction by Isabel Allende, Mothers and Sons is a powerful tribute in both words and images to the unique yet universal relationship between mothers and sons.

Love and Respect in the Family Book
Score: 4.5
From 14 Ratings

Love and Respect in the Family


  • Author : Dr. Emerson Eggerichs
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release Date : 2013-11-12
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9780849965227

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Love and Respect in the Family Excerpt :

Children need love. Parents need respect. It is as simple and complex as that! When frustrated with an unresponsive child, a parent doesn’t declare, “You don’t love me.” Instead the parent asserts, “You are being disrespectful right now.” A parent needs to feel respected, especially during conflicts. When upset a child does not whine, “You don’t respect me.” Instead, a child pouts, “You don’t love me.” A child needs to feel loved, especially during disputes. But here’s the rub: An unloved child (or teen) negatively reacts in a way that feels disrespectful to a parent. A disrespected parent negatively reacts in a way that feels unloving to the child. This dynamic gives birth to the FAMILY CRAZY CYCLE. So how is one to break out of this cycle? Best-selling author Emerson Eggerichs has studied the family dynamic for more than 30 years, having his Ph.D. in Child and Family Ecology. As a senior pastor for nearly two decades, Eggerichs builds on a foundation of strong biblical principles, walking the reader through an entirely new way to approach the family dynamic. For instance, God reveals ways to defuse the craziness with our children from preschooler to teen, plus how to motivate them to obey and how to deal with them when they don’t. In the Bible, God has spoken specifically to parents on how to parent. This book is about that revelation.

Modernism  Self Creation  and the Maternal Book

Modernism Self Creation and the Maternal


  • Author : James Martell
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-07-01
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 174
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429575259

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Modernism Self Creation and the Maternal Excerpt :

Focusing on their conception and use of the notion of the mother, Modernism, Self-Creation, and the Maternal proposes a new interpretation of literature by modernist authors like Rousseau, Baudelaire, Poe, Rimbaud, Rilke, Joyce, and Beckett. Seen through this maternal relation, their writing appears as the product of an "anxiety" rising not from paternal influence, but from the violence done to their mother in their attempts at self-creation through writing. In order to bring to light this modernist violence, this study analyzes these authors in tandem with Derrida’s work on the gender-specific violence of the Western philosophical and literary tradition. The book demonstrates how these writer-sons wrote their works in a constant crisis vis-à-vis the mother’s body as site of both origin and dissolution. It proves how, if modernism was first established as a patrilineal heritage, it was ultimately written on the bodies of women and mothers, confusing them in order to appropriate their generative traits.

His Mother s Son Book
Score: 3.5
From 4 Ratings

His Mother s Son


  • Author : Cai Emmons
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 366
  • ISBN 10 : IND:30000087915140

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His Mother s Son Excerpt :

Her successful life as an emergency-room doctor unraveling as her young son's behavior becomes increasingly problematic, Jana Thomas remembers the past she put out of her mind years earlier involving her violent younger brother and the parental role she assumed for his care. 35,000 first printing.