Compelling stories of motherhood from the producers of thepopular public radio show
This touching, thought-provoking book includes pieces onmotherhood in its many manifestations written by more than sixtyremarkable men and women from ordinary life, whose reflections andsentiments will resonate with readers far and wide. Among thecontributors are young, middle-aged and elderly mothers (andstepmothers), as well as sons and daughters of all ages and frommany different backgrounds. By turns funny and profound, this bookis always engaging.
* Includes stories that are reverential and loving, as well asstories that are sad and clouded by yearning, loss, and regret
* Offers a compelling portrait of the diverse range of beliefsand experiences related to what is the most powerful and complex ofhuman relationships
* Describes universal experiences that everyone can relate to, nomatter your age, gender, or parenting status
Written as a keepsake book that can be thoughtful gift forsomeone special in your life, This I Believe: On Motherhoodfeels like flipping through a family photo album, each pageoffering another richly detailed snapshot of daily life from thedelivery room to the deathbed.