Mina Parker has demonstrated her innate flair for unique and exquisite gift books with titles such as Mother Is a Verb, Her Inspiration, 100 Good Wishes for Baby,100 Sweet Nothings for Baby, Half Full, and Silver Linings. Well, she's done it again with this lovely homage to mothers everywhere. A wealth of inspiring quotes from quarters as diverse as African proverbs and Sophia Loren, Washington Irving and Erma Bombeck, Erica Jong, Oprah Winfrey, and Honore Balzac are paired with single sentences in praise of a mother's love.
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About the Author
Mina Parker is a freelance writer, editor, and mom. Her other books include Half Full (2006), Mother Is a Verb (2007), and 100 Good Wishes for Baby. She has also worked as an actor, a grant writer, and an administrator for several nonpro? ts. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and son.
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A mother's love is big as a house, deep as an ocean, constant as the moon. A mother's love is all encompassing, all knowing, and all forgiving. It is home. And yet, as big as it is, a mother's love remembers all the details and knows the littlest things can be the most important - like how much chocolate to put in the milk. . .