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My Mother, My Heart

My Mother, My Heart
A Joyful Book to Color

by Eleri Fowler

  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 2016-03-22
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN : 9780062479389
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Celebrate mom with color! Illustrator Eleri Fowler’s intricate, gorgeous illustrations that depict the joy and tenderness of a mother’s love are beautifully represented in this delicately rendered coloring book. From flowers to birds to hearts and more, these pages and pages of delicate pen-and-ink drawings are waiting to be brought to life through your artistry. As with Eleri Fowler’s Joyous Blooms to Color, her new book, My Mother, My Heart, will provide hours of joyful coloring book creativity.

Diddi

Diddi
My Mother's Voice

by Ira Pande

  • Publisher : Penguin Books India
  • Release : 2005
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN : 9780143033462
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Perhaps because we called our mother Diddi, elder sister, our relationship with her was always somewhat ambivalent. More than a mother she was for us a difficult sibling, an eccentric, much older sister who belonged to a different generation. Attempting to unravel the enigma that was her mother, Ira Pande trawls through her writings to recall the life and times of a mother who was also a household name as Shivani, novelist, storyteller and columnist. In the process she discovers a rich and colourful cast ranging from family retainers, grandmothers and aunts to neighbours, friends and fictional characters. Built around the deep ties between mothers and daughters, Diddi salutes the often decadent but highly literate members of a family that produced both eccentrics and brilliant writers. Deftly dovetailing fiction and memoir, with brilliant translations of Shivani s own stories taking the narrative forward in several places, the book is also a record of what happened to the proud Brahmin families of Kumaon when the old feudal order vanished and joint families broke up into nuclear units. A fascinating experiment in the genre of the biography-novel, Diddi blurs the boundaries between history and fiction to create an intensely personal work that has universal resonance.

Dreams From My Mother

Dreams From My Mother
A Book

by Dame Elizabeth Anionwu

  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 2021-09-16
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1841885231
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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What a page turner of a book! Dame Elizabeth uncovers the layers of her life from a childhood defined by secrets, to discovering the identity of her father, to her political awakening, and her journey to becoming a Black health radical. She uses her "bellyful of anger" to great effect, highlighting the ethnic health inequalities exposed by sickle cell disease right through to Covid-19. More than anything, her great sense of empathy and fun shine out from the page. I loved it. - DUA LIPA Dreams From My Mother is a beautiful memoir detailing an extraordinary life. Dame Elizabeth Anionwu is a an incredible role model for nurses - and for everyone. - CHRISTIE WATSON, author of The Language of Kindness: A Nurse's Story What a woman. What a book. - LEMN SISSAY OBE, author of My Name Is Why * * * It's 1947 and a sheltered Catholic girl is studying Classics at Newnham College, Cambridge. She is the first one in her family to go to university - and then she discovers that she's pregnant. The father is also a student at Cambridge, studying law. And he is black. Despite pressure to give up her baby for adoption, the young mother has big dreams for her child's future. Her daughter Elizabeth overcomes a background of shame, stigma, and discrimination, to become one of the UK's greatest ever nurses, and the first ever sickle cell nurse specialist. Recently named a BBC 100 Women of the Year 2020 and awarded a Damehood, Dame Elizabeth Anionwu has continued her work throughout her retirement, and recently brought to the nation's attention how Covid-19 has had a devastating effect on Black and Asian communities. Dreams From My Mother is an inspiring story about childhood, race, identity, family, friendship, hope and what makes us who we are. Ultimately, it is an incredibly moving story of a mother and a daughter separated by society, but united in the dreams they shared for her future. Previously published as Mixed Blessings From A Cambridge Union, this is a revised and updated edition * * * This is a powerful and compelling story of dual heritage, how an Irish girl became a Nigerian woman, and how discovering a true and total sense of identity brought acceptance, peace and joy. This story will inspire many people who have Irish and African (and other) roots and should be read by all who are interested in the history and culture of those lands. It is a unique and deeply personal account of the triumph of character, spirit and endeavour in the face of much adversity and considerable bigotry, beautifully written with a complete absence of bitterness. I felt in equal measure humbled and privileged to read it. I never cry but the concluding reflection on the mother and daughter relationship made me cry unashamedly. - PATRICK GAUL, Chair, Liverpool Irish Centre

What My Mother and I Don't Talk About

What My Mother and I Don't Talk About
Fifteen Writers Break the Silence

by Michele Filgate

  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release : 2020-08-11
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 1982107359
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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“You will devour these beautifully written—and very important—tales of honesty, pain, and resilience” (Elizabeth Gilbert, New York Times bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and City of Girls) from fifteen brilliant writers who explore how what we don’t talk about with our mothers affects us, for better or for worse. As an undergraduate, Michele Filgate started writing an essay about being abused by her stepfather. It took her more than a decade to realize that she was actually trying to write about how this affected her relationship with her mother. When it was finally published, the essay went viral, shared on social media by Anne Lamott, Rebecca Solnit, and many others. This gave Filgate an idea, and the resulting anthology offers a candid look at our relationships with our mothers. Leslie Jamison writes about trying to discover who her seemingly perfect mother was before ever becoming a mom. In Cathi Hanauer’s hilarious piece, she finally gets a chance to have a conversation with her mother that isn’t interrupted by her domineering (but lovable) father. André Aciman writes about what it was like to have a deaf mother. Melissa Febos uses mythology as a lens to look at her close-knit relationship with her psychotherapist mother. And Julianna Baggott talks about having a mom who tells her everything. As Filgate writes, “Our mothers are our first homes, and that’s why we’re always trying to return to them.” There’s relief in acknowledging how what we couldn’t say for so long is a way to heal our relationships with others and, perhaps most important, with ourselves. Contributions by Cathi Hanauer, Melissa Febos, Alexander Chee, Dylan Landis, Bernice L. McFadden, Julianna Baggott, Lynn Steger Strong, Kiese Laymon, Carmen Maria Machado, André Aciman, Sari Botton, Nayomi Munaweera, Brandon Taylor, and Leslie Jamison.

My Mother's Hip

My Mother's Hip
Lessons from the World of Eldercare

by Luise Margolies

  • Publisher : Temple University Press
  • Release : 2004
  • Pages : 339
  • ISBN : 9781592132386
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Some 400,000 hip fractures occur every year, the vast majority among the elderly; all too often these fractures are associated with death or severe disability. After her mother's double hip fracture, Luisa Margolies immersed herself in identifying and coordinating the services and professionals needed to provide critical care for an elderly person. She soon realized that the American medical system is ill prepared to deal with the long-term care needs of our graying society. The heart of My Mother's Hip is taken up with the author's day-to-day observations as her mother's condition worsened, then improved only to worsen again, while her father became increasingly anxious and disoriented. As both a devoted daughter and a skilled anthropologist, Margolies vividly renders her interactions with physicians, nurses, hospital workers, nursing home administrators, the Medicare bureaucracy, home care providers, and her parents. In the Lessons chapter that follows each episode, she discusses in a broader context the weighty decisions that adult children must make on their parents' behalf and the emotional toll their responsibility takes. Here she addresses the complex practical issues that commonly arise in such situations: understanding the consequences of hip fracture and its treatment, preparing health care proxies and advanced directives, enabling elders to remain at home, and the heartbreaking dilemma of prolonging life. Like many adult children, Margolies learned her lessons about eldercare in the midst of crises. This book is intended to ease the information-gathering and decision-making processes for others involved in eldercare. Author note: Luisa Margolies is Clinical Research Director of the Hip Fracture Research Project of South Florida; she serves as a consultant on aging-in-place as well as housing, assistive technology, and universal design for the elderly. She also is Director of Ediciones Venezolanas de Antropologia in Caracas, Venezuela.

My Mother's Daughter

My Mother's Daughter
A Book

by H. J. Cummins

  • Publisher : Cathedral Hill Press
  • Release : 2006
  • Pages : 137
  • ISBN : 097429862X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Journalist H.J. Cummins grew up thinking her mother never liked her. In search of answers, she learns about her mother's traumatic past in Germany under Hitler, under the economic and personal hardship where survival comes at the expense of joy and security. Through Cummins's studies in history and psychology, she breaks the cycles of miscommunication.

In My Mother's House

In My Mother's House
A Daughter's Story

by Kim Chernin

  • Publisher : Purdue University Press
  • Release : 2019-10-15
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN : 1612495982
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In My Mother’s House depicts a profound, intergenerational struggle between a powerful, politically engaged mother, Rose, and her spiritually inclined poet and writer daughter, Kim. Framing this collision are two other generations. There is Rose’s mother from the shtetl, a broken woman regularly beaten by her husband but the source of the family’s stories. And Kim’s daughter, a second-generation, fully assimilated girl of eight at the time the book begins. Four generations, from the shtetl to an affluent intellectual household in Berkeley, California, the story is a historical record and reckoning between the old activist left and a beginning feminist movement. The double narrative allows Kim to explore the evolving relationship between mother and daughter, who, through their storytelling, are brought to a profound understanding and reconciliation.

Longing for My Mother's Love

Longing for My Mother's Love
A Book

by Kekhrievoü Yhome

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2005
  • Pages : 121
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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My Mother's Voice

My Mother's Voice
A Book

by Kay Mouradian

  • Publisher : BalboaPress
  • Release : 2013-01-31
  • Pages : 236
  • ISBN : 1452561702
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Researching through volumes in several libraries and archives in the United States, author Kay Mouradian visited the village in Turkey where her mother and her mother’s family, along with twenty-five thousand other Armenians, were forced to leave their homes. Traveling over the same deportation route to the deserts of Syria where more than a million Armenians perished, the author became acutely aware of the suffering of her mother’s generation and the lingering sense of injustice they carried. Like the 6 million Jewish people lost in the Holocaust, Armenians lost an incredibly vibrant, successful, and valuable gene pool of more than a million as a result of the Armenian genocide. This story of fourteen-year-old Flora Munushian, the author’s mother, brings an epic chapter in Armenian history to life and takes it to heart. Flora’s incredible story honors her people with dignity and personifies the human spirit of hope, love, and justice. Flora’s voice is that of all the victims and survivors of the Armenian Genocide, a story that must not be forgotten. “I am my mother’s voice,” says Dr. Mouradian, “and this is her story.”

Secrets My Mother Kept

Secrets My Mother Kept
A Book

by Kath Hardy

  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 2013-10-10
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1444763261
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Kath grew up on a vast council estate in the 1950s, the second youngest of ten children. The two most important people in young Kath's life were her charismatic but manipulative mother Flo and her mother's sister Aunty. But Flo and Aunty were keeping secrets, a tapestry of lies that cast a harrowing shadow over the children's lives. Many years later Kath's mother died and while sorting through Flo's things, Kath discovered a bundle of secret letters that sent her on a journey to finally unravel the truth... Inspirational and moving, this is the story of a women brave enough to confront her past, and strong enough to let love not bitterness define her.

Letters from My Dad...and Reflections of My Mother

Letters from My Dad...and Reflections of My Mother
A Book

by Beresford K. Samuels

  • Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
  • Release : 2020-09-02
  • Pages : 378
  • ISBN : 1640276572
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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How I Discovered My Mother Was a Goddess

How I Discovered My Mother Was a Goddess
A Daughter's Story

by Beverly Charles

  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release : 2010-11-18
  • Pages : 204
  • ISBN : 9781452092218
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In How I Discovered My Mother Was A Goddess, Beverly Charles, tells the poignant story of aging and dementia from the point of view of both the parent and child. At some times troubling and other times darkly comic, it provides a vision of a spiritual journey, one that is healing, authentic, and satisfying. In addition to offering us the story of a mother and daughter as they struggle with old age and death, Beverly moves more deeply into the psyche to understand the goddesses at work in herself and her mother during the various phases of life. We journey through the authors and her mothers relationship to each other and to eight goddesses - Artemis, Hestia, Aphrodite, Athena, Demeter, Persephone, Hera, and Mary. By taking us on this odyssey with her, she not only deepens our understanding of the feminine and the goddesses that personify it, but reveals how these goddesses manifest in everyday life. This story enhances our understanding of the divine feminine. This book is for all those who have loved ones experiencing any form of dementia as our intellectual connection diminishes, may we become more connected in our hearts. This book is also for women and the men who love them may we never be ashamed of the journey that brings us home to the goddess within.

My Daughter, My Mother

My Daughter, My Mother
A Book

by Annie Murray

  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan Adult
  • Release : 2012
  • Pages : 534
  • ISBN : 9780330535205
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In 1984 two young mothers meet at a toddler group in Birmingham. As their friendship grows, they share with each other the difficulties and secrets in their lives: Joanne, a sweet, shy girl, is increasingly afraid of her husband. The lively, promising man she married has become hostile and violent and she is too ashamed to tell anyone. When her mother, Margaret is suddenly rushed into hospital, the bewildered family find that there are things about their mother of which they had no idea. Margaret was evacuated from Birmingham as a child and has spent years avoiding the pain of her childhood – but finds that you can't run from the past forever. Sooky, kind and good-natured, has already been through one disastrous marriage and is back at home living with her parents. But being disgraced is not easy. Her mother, Meena, refuses to speak to Sooky. At first her silence seems like a punishment, but Sooky gradually realizes it contains emotions which are far more complicated and that her mother may need her help. Meena has spent 20 years trying to fit in with life in Birmingham, and to deal with the conflicts within her between east and west, old ways and new. This is the story of two young women discovering the heartbreak of their mothers lives, and of how mothers create daughters – and learn from them.

Not My Mother's Kitchen

Not My Mother's Kitchen
Rediscovering Italian-American Cooking Through Stories and Recipes

by Rob Chirico

  • Publisher : Charlesbridge Publishing
  • Release : 2016-09-06
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1632892006
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Mo Rocca, host of "My Grandmother's Ravioli" says: "When life gives you lemons, make limoncello! Not My Mother's Kitchen is a funny, loving, and oh so useful manual on food, family and survival when your mom is a terrible cook." Serving up a tale that is part memoir and part cookbook, acclaimed foodie Rob Chirico shares his culinary journey after growing up with an Italian-American mother who was hopeless in the kitchen. Rob Chirico learned to cook as a defense against his mother’s awful meals. After discover-ing that there was more to real food than canned ravioli and frozen vegetables, he decided to try his hand in the kitchen. His memoir offers recipes, cooking techniques, and tips he has cultivated over decades. He blends his expert experience with an engaging and humorous narrative on growing up with suspect meals. "I was howling with laughter and shedding tears of nostalgia at the sensitive portraits of family and culture of the times." -- Linda Pelaccio, Culinary Historian and host of "A Taste of the Past" "... no mere cookbook. It is a personal story that lovingly and humorously describes the author's culinary coming of age. It is a family's history and it also is American cultural history..." -- Michael Stern, author of Roadfood, Chili Nation, American Gourmet “A heartwarming story of growing up in an Italian-American household where there was no dearth of love, but not much in the way of good food. Thrown in for good measure are plenty of recipes, cook’s tips, and historical anecdotes. It’s a keeper.” —Julia della Croce, writer, journalist, and cookbook author

Works: My mother and I

Works: My mother and I
A Book

by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1887
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Jung, My Mother and I

Jung, My Mother and I
The Analytic Diaries of Catharine Rush Cabot

by Catharine Rush Cabot

  • Publisher : Daimon
  • Release : 2001
  • Pages : 623
  • ISBN : 3856306013
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Catharine (Katy) Cabot, a young American woman in Europe, was for many years a patient of C.G. Jung and she was also a part of his Zurich circle from the 1930's through the 1950's. She kept a diary, recording the details of her psychoanalytic sessions with Jung along with her inner and outer experiences. 'Onkel' (Uncle), as Jung was known to her, became an integral part of her life in those years and he, his family and their friends all figure prominently in her life story as it unfolds in these pages. The journals include descriptions of therapy sessions, interpretations of dreams, sketches, letters, fragments of dialogue and Katy's reflections on how her life was developing. There are stories from the famous Psychological Club of Zurich, the Eranos Conferences in Ascona and other historic occasions in the circle around Jung. This fascinating account provides a rare portrait of Jung's Zurich in those creative years and of the life of a unique individual as she - with the help of her psychoanalyst - coped with life's vicissitudes. We see how doctor and patient worked with the stuff of her life, some of it specific to her, much of it universal and timeless.

Memorials of My Mother [Catherine King] and My Home

Memorials of My Mother [Catherine King] and My Home
A Book

by Mrs. Ellen King Goodwin

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1889
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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By My Mother's Hand

By My Mother's Hand
As Told By Survivor Henry Melnick

by Henry Melnick,Limore Zisckind

  • Publisher : Michael Melnick
  • Release : 2011-06-30
  • Pages : 211
  • ISBN : 0986965308
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Holocaust survivor HENRY MELNICK was born in Lodz, Poland. Shortly after the Nazis occupied Poland in 1939, he was sent to do slave labour in the Nowy Sącz, Tarnów Ghettos and Szebnie camp. He was then transferred to Auschwitz-Birkenau, Buna, Dora-Mittelbau and Bergen-Belsen death camps. When his parents were murdered in the Belżec death camp, he became the sole survivor of his entire family. After liberation, Henry volunteered for the Israeli Army and fought for Israel’s independence. He came to Canada in 1965 with his wife Hela and their two children. His story is one of strength and courage. His survival is nothing short of a miracle.

I Promised My Mother

I Promised My Mother
A Book

by Ludvik Wieder,Joel H. Cohen

  • Publisher : Shengold Books
  • Release : 1984-01-01
  • Pages : 207
  • ISBN : 9780884001089
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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My Mother's Shadow: The unputdownable summer read about a mother's shocking secret that changed everything

My Mother's Shadow: The unputdownable summer read about a mother's shocking secret that changed everything
A Book

by Nikola Scott

  • Publisher : Headline
  • Release : 2018-04-03
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9781472241160
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Addie thinks she knows everything about her mother. But when a stranger appears claiming to be her sister, she realises that her life so far has been a lie. But why? 'Intriguing, twisting... I loved it' Dinah Jefferies. 'A gripping family mystery told in lush, evocative prose' Erin Kelly. Perfect for fans of Kate Morton and Santa Montefiore. Hartland House has always been a faithful keeper of secrets... 1958. Sent to beautiful Hartland to be sheltered from her mother's illness, Liz spends the summer with the wealthy Shaw family. They treat Liz as one of their own, but their influence could be dangerous... Now. Addie believes she knows everything about her mother Elizabeth and their difficult relationship until her recent death. When a stranger appears claiming to be Addie's sister, she is stunned. Is everything she's been told about her early life a lie? How can you find the truth about the past if the one person who could tell you is gone? Addie must go back to that golden summer her mother never spoke of...and the one night that changed a young girl's life for ever. 'A compelling family story... Beautifully written and evokes vivid pictures of an English summer in the 1950s' Sheila O'Flanagan. 'Trembles with family secrets' Victoria Fox