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From Chicken Soup for the Soul: A Tribute to Moms

Contents

Introduction

1. SPECIAL MOMENTS

Cappuccino Tacos and Bubble Pie Celeste T. Palermo

Best Friends Jennifer Lynn Clay

Tea for Two Terri Elders

Faster than a Speeding Bullet Sarah Smiley

One More Moment Carol McAdoo Rehme

In Concert with Mom Louise Tucker Jones

With All My Love Cynthia Hamond

The Autumn Leaves of Summer Annmarie B. Tait

If Floors Could Talk Sandra McGarrity

Instrument of Love Stefanie Wass

Of Lizards and Laughter and Love Beth K. Vogt

Milestones Cindy Hval

2. A MOTHER’S GUIDING HAND

Bearing Gifts from Afar Jennifer Oliver

On My Side Jackie Fleming

A Mother’s Gifts Valerie J. Palmer

A Common Thread Michelle Borinstein

A Mother First Harriet May Savitz

Take Me Out to the Ballgame Heather McAlvey

The Velvet Tradition Sallie A. Rodman

A Mother’s Hand Pamela Gayle Smith

How? Tammy Ruggles

3. LEARNING AND TEACHING

As the Snow Flies Paula McKee

Super Mom Lynn Meade

Daughters Know Best Sally Friedman

A Cup of English Tea Margaret Lang

Angel Fern Avis Drucker

More than Just a Pie Elva Stoelers

Oh, Christmas Trees Ellen Brown

The Best Role of All Marcia M. Swearingen

The Last Sofa Sally Friedman

4. ON LOVE

A Half-Ounce of Love Sylvia Duncan

The Heartbeat Susan J. Krom

Not Just on Mother’s Day Harriet May Savitz

The Beauty of Alzheimer’s Betsy Franz

Sounds of Childhood Jean Lockwood

The Mother of Boys Beverly A. Suntjens

Just Yesterday Lori Shaw-Cohen

Paradise Jennifer Lynn Clay

Three Little Girls Beverly F. Walker

Unconditional Love Rachel Lee Stuart

5. THROUGH THE EYES OF A CHILD

Jimmy’s Question Joanne Wright Schulte

Messy Kisses Joyce Rapier

Blame It on Breastfeeding Cindy Hval

Swing Time! Cristy Trandahl

Pride and Prejudice Amy Hudock

Valentine Power Lyn Larsen

Mother of Pearls Natalie June Reilly

With Both Ears Diane Stark

6. ON WISDOM

Even Exchanges Tessa Floehr

Parting Is Sweet Sorrow Gwen Rockwood

The Rocking Chair Sara Francis-Fujimura

Someone’s Daughter Lori Shaw-Cohen

Never Save the Best for Last Saralee Perel

A Good Call Harriet May Savitz

The Best Choice Caroleah Johnson

In My Other Life Kathryn Veliky

I Remember Mama Shirley T. Hailstock

No Longer a Rookie Emily Mendell

7. LETTING GO

Hands-Free Cindy Hval

The Fragrance Margaret Lang

Storing Memories Ken Swarner

Filling the Gap Jennifer Oliver

With Us in Spirit Nancy Julien Kopp

Just Another Sandwich Lindy Batdorf

A Sequel of Sunrises Lola De Julio De Maci

And He Flew Ellen L. Boyd

8. THANK YOU, MOM

Flowers for Mother Mary Emily Dess

The Evolution Jessica Kennedy

On Being a Mother Ann Weaver Hart

A Journey to Remember Michelle Gannon

Handful of Love Debra C. Butler

Moms Cry Nancy Barnes

Cancer’s Gift Verna Wood

Everything Is Possible Al Batt

Love and Forgiveness Kim Johnson

Her Greatest Achievement Maril Crabtree

Who Is Jack Canfield?

Who Is Mark Victor Hansen?

Who Is Patty Aubery?

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