By Colleen Sell
Intense...loving...complex...close - moms and daughters have their say during this unforgettable collection.As moms increase their daughters to womanhood; as daughters come into their very own; as moms watch daughters develop into moms themselves, after which deal with their moms via midlife and past; the mother-daughter bond keeps its strength and poignancy forever.Mothers and daughters proportion greater than simply lifestyles, demise and love; they alternate knowledge, recommendation and intimate secrets and techniques in contrast to that of the other relationship."A Cup of convenience for moms and Daughters" explores the power and intensity of women's unbreakable earliest bond.Filled with tales that have fun within the complexity and kindness - in addition to the struggles and triumphs that make the mother-daughter dating so major - this magnificant ebook will enlighten the spirit and enhance the lives of its readers.
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Qxd 32 5/30/2007 2:43 PM Page 32 A Cup of Comfort for Mothers & Daughters dusting powder. Nothing appealed to her. It put me in mind of when my daughter was a toddler and didn’t feel well, and despite my coaxing, she would adamantly refuse to eat, shaking her head and pushing away the bowl. My mother had lost her appetite for life. I wondered whether there was something she secretly longed for, some material thing that I could give her to lift her spirits. Then it came to me, a wild notion. “Foolishness!
We’ll bring a hairdresser to the home. ” She said nothing, just turned her back on the mirror and pushed the walker back to her chair. I thought of the inevitable losses in life and of the heaviest one looming before me, the loss of my mother. qxd 36 5/30/2007 2:43 PM Page 36 A Cup of Comfort for Mothers & Daughters to the doorway and looked out into the corridor. , fifteen minutes before dinner. The scene unfolding before me was depressingly familiar. One by one, they shuffled from their rooms, men and women of every build and size, leaning on their walkers and canes.
I stopped pacing and palmed my neck as if to hold myself together. ” “Yes. ” I was shocked. ” I didn’t know how to respond; I dared not rebuke or cry. I forced myself to remain calm, to keep the disappointment out of my voice. ” I heard her draw a ragged breath. ” She paused, and I sensed a slight opening in her armor. I yearned to embrace her like a small child. ” My heart thumped. qxd 5/30/2007 2:43 PM Page 21 A Cup of Comfort for Mothers & Daughters 21 Our meeting was awkward, but the moment I saw her, my arms instinctively enveloped her in a big hug.