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Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul

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Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul pays tribute to motherhood—the universal calling that requires the skills of a master mediator, mentor, cook and counselor. From stories about moms-next-door to celebrity contributions by Barbara Bush, Reba McEntire, Joan Rivers and Erma Bombeck, the book relates shining examples of a mother’s love that are cherished forever in the hearts and lives of the people they touched.

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“Motherhood is one of the most rewarding experiences of life. Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul captures the essence of this precious experience.”

Chris Evert,
tennis champion

“As ‘The Mommies’ we know that the biggest gift you can receive is to know that you’re not alone! Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul does just that by touching you at the core and bringing you tenderly back to the true meaning and reverence of motherhood.”

Marilyn Kentz and Caryl Kristensen
“The Mommies” television show hosts

“It’s a warm, touching book that will make you laugh and cry as we celebrate being women together.”

Kim Alexis

“Thank you, Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul, for the stories that express the exquisite beauty of love between mother and child. Your perspective reminds us of what is really important in life.”

Susan N. Hickenlooper
national executive director,
American Mothers, Inc.

“Sitting down to read Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul is a treat! The stories are powerful, heartwarming and full of life. Every story speaks to me of the depth and power of the love between mother and child.”

Alison Schwandt
planner, Gymboree

“This tender, deep attunement between mother and child that starts before birth and continues throughout life is beautifully expressed in the stories of Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul.”

Dr. Melanie Brown
president & founder, My Baby U., Inc.

“No matter what I do in life, my most important accomplishment will be mothering my two daughters and sons. Each time I read the stories in Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul I laugh and cry and snuggle up to warm, wonderful motherly memories that fill my heart until it’s nearly bursting.”

Patricia Lorenz
author, Stuff That Matters for Single Parents

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