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Permissions We would like to acknowledge the many publishers and individuals who granted us permission to reprint the cited material. (Note: The stories that were penned anonymously, that are in the public domain, or, that were written by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Jennifer Read Hawthorne and Marci Shimoff are not included in this listing.)

A Tribute to Mothers. Reprinted with permission of David Weatherford. © 1997 David Weatherford.

Baby-Lift. Reprinted by permission of Sharon Linnéa and LeAnn Thieman. ©1997 Sharon Linnéa and LeAnn Thieman.

A Surprise Gift for Mother. Reprinted by permission of Sarah A. Rivers. ©1997 Sarah A. Rivers.

Mother’s Day. Reprinted by permission of Niki Sepsas. ©1997 Niki Sepsas.

All Those Years. Reprinted by permission of Alice Collins. © 1997 Alice Collins.

The Bobby Pins. Reprinted by permission of Linda Goodman. ©1997 Linda Goodman.

Squeeze My Hand and I’ll Tell You That I Love You. Reprinted by permission of Mary Marcdante. ©1997 Mary Marcdante.

In the Genes. Reprinted by permission of The Economics Press. Excerpted from The Best of Bits & Pieces. ©1995 The Economics Press.

A Child Is Born. Reprinted by permission of Reverend Michael Lindvall. ©1997 Reverend Michael Lindvall.

A Perfect Son. Reprinted with permission of Sharon Drew Morgen. ©1997 by Sharon Drew Morgen.

Most Kids Are Born Only Once. Reprinted by permission of Joseph C. ©1997 Joseph C. Rosenbaum.

The Unlocked Door. Reprinted by permission of New Leaf Press. Excerpted from Moments for Mothers by Robert Strand. ©1997 New Leaf Press.

Mom for a Day. Reprinted by permission of Anne Jordan. ©1997 Anne Jordan.

To Read When You’re Alone. Reprinted by permission of Mike Staver. ©1997 Mike Staver.

My Mother Says . . . Reprinted by permission of Robert F. Whittle Jr. ©1997 Robert F. Whittle Jr.

The Inspection. Reprinted by permission of Glenn Van Ekeren. ©1997 Glenn Van Ekeren.

What Color Is a Hug? Reprinted by permission of Loretta Hall. ©1997 Loretta Hall.

Garlic Tales. Reprinted by permission of Mike Lipstock. ©1997 Mike Lipstock.

The Tooth Fairy. Reprinted by permission of Suzanne Moustakas. ©1997 Suzanne Moustakas.

Love Notes. Reprinted by permission of Antoinette Kuritz. ©1997 Antoinette Kuritz.

Saved by the Belt. Reprinted by permission of Randee Goldsmith. ©1997 Randee Goldsmith.

Red-Letter Failure Day. Reprinted by permission of Judith Towse-Roberts. ©1997 Judith Towse-Roberts.

The Midnight Caller. Reprinted by permission of Edith Dean. ©1997 Edith Dean.

My Son, Ryan. Reprinted by permission of Jeanne White. ©1997 Jeanne White.

Awright, Mom? Reprinted by permission of Christine Perez. ©1997 Christine Perez.

Moving Mountains. Reprinted by permission of Thomas Nelson Publishers. ©1997 Jim Stovall. Excerpted from You Don’t Have to Be Blind to See. All rights reserved.

Hearts Across the World. Reprinted by permission of Amsheva Miller. ©1997 Amsheva Miller.

Real Vision. Reprinted by permission of Marsha Arons. ©1997 Marsha Arons.

Every Morning Is a Gift. Reprinted by permission of Deborah Bebb. ©1997 Deborah Bebb. Excerpted from Woman’s World Magazine.

A Mother’s Fight for a Special Child. Reprinted by permission of Tom Mulligan. ©1997 Tom Mulligan.

Welcome to Holland. Reprinted by permission of Emily Perl Kingsley. ©1987 Emily Perl Kingsley.

Art 101. Reprinted by permission from the December 1995 Reader’s Digest. ©1995 by The Reader’s Digest Association, Inc.

Motherhood—A Trivial Pursuit? Reprinted by permission of Jacklyn Lee Lindstrom. ©1997 Jacklyn Lee Lindstrom.

A Mother’s Letter to a Son Starting Kindergarten. Reprinted by permission of Rebecca Christian. ©1997 Rebecca Christian.

Tale of a Sports Mom. Reprinted by permission of Judy Bodmer. ©1997 Judy Bodmer.

No More Oatmeal Kisses. Reprinted by permission, © Newsday, Inc., 1969.

The Signs of Advanced Momhood. Reprinted by permission of Liane Kupferberg Carter. ©1997 Liane Kupferberg Carter.

The Quiet Hero. Reprinted by permission of Denny McCormick and Lisa McCormick. © 1997 Denny McCormick and Lisa McCormick.

Forever, For Always, and No Matter What! Reprinted by permission of Jeanette Lisefski. ©1997 Jeanette Lisefski.

Breaking In Baby. Excerpted from Babies and other Hazards of Sex by Dave Barry. ©1984, Rodale Press. Reprinted with permission. All rights reserved. Reprinted with permission from the Reader’s Digest Association, Inc.

When a Child Goes off to College. Reprinted by permission of Stanley Volkens, executor for Phyllis Volkens.

Mother’s Helper. Reprinted by permission of Jane Jayroe. ©1997 Jane Jayroe.

The Stepmother. Reprinted by permission of Jennifer Graham. ©1997 Jennifer Graham.

Joy to the World. Reprinted by permission of W. Shirley Nunes. ©1997 W. Shirley Nunes.

An Indescribable Gift. Reprinted by permission of Jennifer Graham. ©1997 Jennifer Graham.

Motherwit. Reprinted by permission of Amy Hilliard-Jones. ©1997 Amy Hilliard-Jones.

She Looks Like Us. Reprinted by permission of Judy Farris. ©1997 Judy Farris.

Mom. Reprinted by permission of Barbara L. Warner. ©1997 Barbara L. Warner.

I Don’t Want a New Baby. Reprinted by permission of Rosemary Laurey. ©1997 Rosemary Laurey.

Out of Our Hands. Reprinted by permission of Colleen Derrick Horning. ©1997 Colleen Derrick Horning.

A Treasure Without Price. Reprinted by permission of Sandra Julian Barker. © 1997 Sandra Julian Barker.

The Chosen One. Reprinted by permission of Sue West. ©1997 Sue West.

Dance with Me. Reprinted by permission of Jean Harper. ©1997 Jean Harper.

The Prognosis. Reprinted by permission of Rochelle M. Pennington. ©1997 Rochelle M. Pennington.

The Family Dinner. Reprinted by permission of Shari Cohen. ©1997 Shari Cohen.

My Daughter, My Teacher. Reprinted by permission of Janet S. Meyer. ©1997 Janet S. Meyer.

The Broken Doll. Reprinted by permission of Dan Clark. ©1997 Dan Clark.

A Child’s Vision. Reprinted by permission of Sherwin Kaufman. ©1997 Sherwin Kaufman.

May Day. Reprinted by permission of Donna Getzinger. ©1997 Donna Getzinger.

How Santa Knew. Reprinted by permission of Faye Porter. ©1997 Faye Porter.

The Day I Was Too Busy. Reprinted by permission of Cindy Ladage. ©1997 Cindy Ladage.

The Play’s the Thing. Reprinted by permission of Pocket Books, a division of Simon & Schuster from I Am a Mother of Sons by Jayne Jaudon Ferrer. ©1996 by Jayne Jaudon Ferrer.

Swift Second. Reprinted by permission of Daryl Ott Underhill. ©1997 Daryl Ott Underhill.

When Mother Came to Tea. Reprinted by permission of Margie M. Coburn. ©1997 Margie M. Coburn.

Finding Her There. Reprinted by permission of Christina Keenan. ©1997 Christina Keenan.

Angel in Uniform. Reprinted by permission of Jeannie Ecke Sowell. ©1997 Jeannie Ecke Sowell.

The Healing. Reprinted by permission of Sandy Jones. ©1997 Sandy Jones.

Adopting a Dream. Reprinted by permission of Kathryn Lay. ©1997 Kathryn Lay.

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