Chicken Soup for the Soul: Mom Knows Best: 101 Stories of Love, Gratitude & Wisdom

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Mom Knows Best: 101 Stories of Love, Gratitude & Wisdom

by Amy Newmark

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Overview

Go ahead and admit it—Mom Knows Best. She was right all along. She’ll get a kick out of these stories that tell her just how you feel!


Show your mother, grandmother, wife, or mother-in-law how much you appreciate her. She’ll love these 101 personal, heartwarming, sometimes hilarious anecdotes about all the adventures of motherhood and how kids eventually realize that simple truth: Mom Knows Best.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611599879
Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Publication date: 03/19/2019
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 501,885
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Amy Newmark is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief at Chicken Soup for the Soul.

Table of Contents

1 The Best Advice

1 Pink Pyrex Michelle Bruce 2

2 No Traci E. Langston 4

3 Full of Memories Marie Loper Maxwell 6

4 Give It a Year Nicole Ann Rook McAlister 9

5 Shopping with Mom Kathleen Kohler 12

6 What I Never Knew I Knew Angelique Morvant 14

7 Evening Things Up Victoria Marie Lees 16

8 The Mom Gene Sarah Williams 18

9 Worth Passing On Shannon Pannell 22

2 Lessons for Life

10 The Girls of Troop 32 Nancy Learned Haines 25

11 Lessons from a Six-Carat Diamond Kim Kelly Johnson 28

12 The Cycles of Life Kathleen Healy-Schmieder 31

13 My Mom the Entrepreneur Gavan Norton 34

14 Mom's Wisdom Eugene Mead 37

15 New Shoes Barbara A. Bruner 40

16 My Handyman Mom Mary Vigilante Szydlowski 43

17 Don't Phone It In Christy Heitger-Ewing 46

18 Fueled by Love Kim Freeman 49

19 The Lovely Month of May Sara Etgen-Baker 51

3 Gratitude

20 Diwali with My New Family Sara Siddiqui Chansarkar 56

21 Happy Birthday to Us Stephen Rusiniak 60

22 The Queen of the Special Project Vicki Kitchner 62

23 Tough Love Cherise Payne 66

24 Mom Turned Mentor Melanie Saxton 69

25 The Gift of Spontaneity Dyan Zuber 72

26 Enriched Tracy Kirk Crump 75

27 Letting Go of Fear Wendy Newell Dyer 78

28 That Dam Work Ethic Dennis Mitton 81

29 Mom's First and Last Vacation Linda J. Hawkins 84

30 Take a Bow, Mom Jan Bono 86

4 Role Models

31 Mom's Spark Weston L. Collins 90

32 Teaching by Example Julia Lucas 93

33 My Hallmark Mom Susan G. Mathis 97

34 In My Genes Cheyenne H. Huffman 99

35 The Path You've Paved for Me Katie Wright 101

36 Go to Them Lisa Solorzano Petit 103

37 Plates of Compassion Brenda Keller Robertson 105

38 Making Peace with Grandma Nicole L.V Mullis 107

39 Badger Fierce Shelby Kisgen 109

40 The Can-Opener Queen Linda O'Connell 113

5 Like Mother, Like Daughter

41 Tea for Two Kati Felix 117

42 The Nurse Jessica Gray 120

43 Turning into My Mother Randi Mazzella 123

44 A Journey Twice Taken Diane Stark 126

45 Role Reversal Christine Many Luff 130

46 A Waffle at Breakfast Patricia Wood 133

47 A Sweet Goodbye Alice Muschany 135

48 Just Like Grandma Sheri Zeck 138

49 Reunited Michelle H. 141

50 Learning from the Best Diane Stark 144

6 Wise Words

51 Why Not Be Both? Brian Danforth 149

52 A Different Path Jill Berni 151

53 The Strength of Forgiveness Kim Carney 154

54 Happy for No Reason Anju Jain 157

55 A Strange Sound S. Chamberlain 160

56 The Letter In-Young Choi 163

57 The Triple B Christy Heitger-Ewing 166

58 U-Turn Jana Bernal 170

59 An Ordinary, Special Day Diane Stark 171

60 What Words? Audrey RL Wyatt 175

7 Embracing Change

61 Tattoos for Two Donna L. Roberts 178

62 Road Trip Julia M. Toto 180

63 My Mother the Feminist Heidi Griminger Blanke 184

64 The Matchmaker Candy Schulman 187

65 Bonding over the Kitchen Sink Christina Hausauer 191

66 Money Well Spent Barbara Brockway 195

67 Baby Stuff Lynne Daroff Foosaner 197

68 How to Raise an Adventurer Liz Harrison 200

69 Showing Up Trade Severs 203

70 My Mother the Model Jerry Zezima 206

8 Always There for Us

71 My Mother's Chicken Soup Laura Harris 210

72 She Kept My Room Ready Carla Varner 213

73 Mirror Image Kimberly Patton 214

74 Trusting Your Gut Amburr Phillips 217

75 I Didn't Know, but My Mom Did Abbie Dunlap 220

76 Blue Stitches Robbie Iobst 223

77 Truth and Consequences Barbara Bank 228

78 The First "I Love You" Miranda Lamb 232

79 And the Good News Is … Johnny Tan 235

80 Hope in an Envelope Kat Crawford 238

9 Special Fun

81 The Great Escape Mary Lovstad 242

82 Christmas Mysteries Rose Hofer 245

83 The Ever Blooming Hibiscus Deborah Lean 247

84 Mom's Last Rites Patt Schwab 250

85 Puzzle Me This Martha Willey 252

86 The Easter Bunny Strikes Again Cheryl E. Uhrig 255

87 The Queen of Yes Diane Stark 258

88 Mom's Unexpected Birthday Guest Marianne Sciucco 262

89 Who Knew? John M. Scanlon 265

90 My Mother's Matron of Honor Suzannah Kiper 267

91 My Mother and the Dress Diane St. Laurent 269

10 A Mother's Strength

92 The Way I Love My Babies Kristin Baldwin Homsi 272

93 Row Strong Beth Fortune 275

94 Breaking Down Walls Kathleen Monroe 278

95 All-American Mom Elizabeth A. Pickart 281

96 The Bell Tara Flowers 285

97 Potato Salad School Andrea K. Farrier 289

98 A Foundation Built on Love Kori Sciandra 292

99 The Photographs Daniela Trivino 294

100 More than Life Elynne Chaplik-Aleskow 297

101 Her Final Mountain Carrie Bennett Bland 301

Meet Our Contributors 303

Meet Amy Newmark 319

Thank You 321

About Chicken Soup for the Soul 322

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