This is a book about motherhood Ai our introduction to it, our methods of coping with the ups, downs and side-swipes, and our relationships with our mothers. There are 12 stories written by mothers, about mothers, for all the mothers who ever had doubts, looked back and realised it was either harder, more fun, more challenging and more rewarding than they ever imagined possible at the time, and itAis about how motherhood has changed and moulded us all.Some of the stories include meanderings on how things have changed from being a young mother living in the middle of nowhere in the 1970s, to another mumAis tale of going from the high powered corporate environment to suddenly finding babies donAit understand schedules; there are stories about bonding (or not) with mothers, step mothers and mother in laws, and letting go of your children when they leave Ai at whatever age they go, and for whatever reason. There are contributions from single mothers, working mothers, grandmothers, and daughters.This book takes a light and heavy look at motherhood Ai the journey, the challenges and the rewards. For all the mothers Ai at what ever stage of your journey, youAill laugh, cry, chuckle, and ponder over the words shared in these pages, and most of all, youAill find some of your own story here too - guaranteed.I dusted him off and he was fine, although from that day forward he used to scream when he heard the ning-ning-ning of my GT 125 Suzuki. The lesson here - always strap children into a backpack! Sam, Gina and I spent a lot of time outdoorsanbsp;...
|Title||:||Mum's The Word|
|Author||:||Ann andrews, Kenina Court, Lisa Er, Brenda Kirk, Lina Long, Helen Macky, Debbie Mayo-Smith, Robin Pearce, Marlen Smith, Vanessa Sunde, Raewyn Weller & Aunty Bea Yates, Vanessa Sunde, Ann Andrews, Kenina Court|
|Publisher||:||Maruki Books - 2007-01-01|