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The gift of an ordinary day : a mother's memoir

Author: Katrina Kenison
Publisher: New York : Springboard Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Invites mothers to rediscover the joys of everyday family life and the challenges of letting go of grown children, in a personal account that describes the author's older son's departure for college and her memories of shared times in their small New England community.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Katrina Kenison; Katrina Kenison
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katrina Kenison
ISBN: 9780446409483 0446409480
OCLC Number: 301798182
Notes: Includes reading group guide (p. [306]-310).
Description: 310 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Change --
Best --
Solstice --
Ordinariness --
Doors --
Partners --
Questions --
Applying --
Transformation --
Home --
Gifts --
Tests --
Waiting --
Settling --
Pansies.
Responsibility: Katrina Kenison.
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Through her own story of midlife upheaval, the author of the beloved Mitten Strings for God invites mothers to rediscover the wonder of ordinary days with their families as they approach the "letting  Read more...

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This eloquent book is subtitled "A Mother's Memoir," but that's not giving Kenison's chronicle of her sons' increasing independence its full due. It's also about longing and fulfillment, taking stock Read more...

 
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