Auch wenn du deine Erinnerung verlierst, wirst du doch nie die Liebe vergessen ... Anna Forster ist erst achtunddreißig, als sie die erschütternde Diagnose Alzheimer erhält. Sie weiß, dass ihr Zwillingsbruder Jack nur ihr Bestes will, und dennoch tut es weh, als er ihr vorschlägt, in ein betreutes Wohnheim zu ziehen. Sie weiß außerdem, dass in der Einrichtung nur eine weitere Person in ihrem Alter lebt – Luke, mit dem sie so viel mehr verbindet als mit allen anderen Menschen, die sie kennt. Anna und Luke verlieben sich ineinander, doch nach einem tragischen Vorfall setzen ihre Familien alles daran, die beiden zu trennen. Nur eine Person kann dem Liebespaar helfen: die Köchin Eve, die selbst einen schweren Schicksalsschlag verkraften musste. Doch ist sie bereit, alles für Anna und Luke aufs Spiel zu setzen?
Author: Sally Hepworth
Publisher: Blanvalet Verlag
Sally Hepworth novels are "sure to appeal to fans of Jojo Moyes, Jodi Picoult, and Lisa Genova; book clubs will be lining up." —Library Journal (starred review) All their lives, Alice Stanhope and her daughter, Zoe, have been a family of two, living quietly in Northern California. Zoe has always struggled with crippling social anxiety and her mother has been her constant and fierce protector. With no family to speak of, and the identity of Zoe’s father shrouded in mystery, their team of two works—until it doesn’t. Until Alice gets sick and needs to fight for her life. Desperate to find stability for Zoe, Alice reaches out to two women who are practically strangers but who are her only hope: Kate, a nurse, and Sonja, a social worker. As the four of them come together, a chain of events is set into motion and all four of them must confront their sharpest fears and secrets—secrets about abandonment, abuse, estrangement, and the deepest longing for family. Imbued with heart and humor in even the most dismal moments, The Mother’s Promise is an unforgettable novel about the unbreakable bonds between mothers and daughters and the new ways in which families are forged.
Author: Sally Hepworth
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
A mother promises her unborn child the ways in which they will celebrate their relationship and love, honor, and respect the world around them.
Author: Lisa Humphrey
Publisher: Illumination Arts
Category: Juvenile Fiction
After her husband's sudden death, Mennonite Rachel Kaufman promises her 13-year-old son, Justin, a fresh start, but it will take more than the warm Florida sun to heal their hearts. Original.
Author: Anna Schmidt
Publisher: Barbour Pub Incorporated
Presents a free-verse tribute to the love between a mother and her child.
Author: Susan Milord
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Author: Lee Barnett
Publisher: Penguin Group Australia
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Every muscle in my body ached. I told myself to grieve, get it out of my system, so that I could be the mother my daughter needed me to be. The agony of knowing what was coming...endless. Just married, vivacious and thrill-seeking, Brittany Maynard was in the prime of her life at the age of twenty nine. Then she was delivered devastating news. She had unknowingly been living with a terminal brain tumour for the past ten years that would slowly and painfully kill her. Desperate to take control of the situation, she asked her mother to help her die with dignity. In this heart-breaking and powerful book, Brittany's mum opens up about her experiences, offering hope and inspiration to anyone facing the loss of a loved one.
A Mother’s Promise to Honour Her Daughter’s Memory
Author: Deborah Ziegler
Publisher: Random House
Category: Biography & Autobiography
A Promise is a Promise ''Promise you won't leave me, will you, Mommy?''.... ''Of course not, I would never leave you, darling, I promise. And a promise is a promise!'' These were the last words that were exchanged between Kaye O'Bara and her 16-yearold daughter, Edwarda, before the vivacious teenager fell into a diabetic coma on January 3, 1970. For more than 30 years, Edwarda has been in a comatose state - and her mother has kept her promise to never leave her beloved daughter! This dedicated parent, now in her 70s, has kept a vigil by her daughter's bedside for more than a quarter of a century, feeding her every two hours and giving her insulin every four hours around the clock, without fail! The strength, power, and tenacity of Kaye O'Bara's incomparable love has attracted miracles, including the spiritual apparition of the Blessed Mother, who is a frequent ''visitor'' to the O'Bara home in Miami, Florida. These events have astounded the community and have inspired intense interest from the media, and they will amaze you - and teach you - as well! This is a phenomenal book about two ordinary people, the miracles that have made their lives extraordinary, and the lessons that you can learn from them. This is a book you will always remember - about a mother and daughter whose bond of love is everlasting!
An Almost Unbelievable Story of a Mother's Unconditional Love and What It Can Teach Us: Easyread Large Edition
Author: Wayne W. Dyer
A story about one unforgettable mother’s promise in a time when your word was an unbreakable bond. The love of a Mother for her family would not be broken. A story about a woman you will not be able to forget. America’s Florence Nightingale in North Carolina.
Author: Oakley Dean Baldwin,Doris Barber Baldwin
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
The heart-wrenching story of a mother's love for her daughter, who died from what should have been a simple operation to remove a brain tumor.
A Mother's Notes
Author: Tsuneko Kunou
Category: Health & Fitness
Moms need all the spiritual encouragement and practical help they can get. This devotional will help keep them fit spiritually, physically, and emotionally and enjoy this time of life even more.
Claiming God's Extravagant Love for Your Family
Author: Scharlotte Rich
Publisher: Navpress Publishing Group
When her daughter Hana suffered devastating complications after surgery to remove a life-threatening brain tumour, Naomi, a Registered Nurse declared war and fought to keep her daughter alive. Hana was gaining a kilo a week and, within months, Naomi's little girl had become morbidly obese and due to her weight, confined to a wheelchair. From being an empowered nurse, Naomi found herself a disempowered consumer of the healthcare system. When it came to tackling her daughter's untreatable condition Naomi had to confront the closed minds and rigid paradigms of the medical profession. She was forced to pioneer her own medical world firsts and undertake a journey that took her around the world. The fight to heal Hana continued until Naomi experienced a spontaneous awakening: She discovered the truth behind her quest to heal her daughter, experienced the power of love and finally found the miracle she had wanted for so long.
A Mother's Promise and Journey to Transformation
Author: Naomi Cook
Eve, Noah's wife, Sarah, Tamar, Asenath, and others played a critical role in shaping the nation and faith of Israel. But we need to look closely at their stories to fully understand their impact. Respected Hebrew scholar and archaeologist Tammi Schneider takes us into the biblical account by carefully reading the stories of all the women in Genesis and illuminating the text with cultural background and archaeological insights. Her careful and creative approach challenges traditional ways of seeing these women and gives a fresh perspective on familiar stories. The result is a readable, thoughtful, and biblically grounded look at the roles and functions of Genesis women and a solid resource for studies of Genesis, women in the Bible, and women's issues.
Women in the Book of Genesis
Author: Tammi J. Schneider
Publisher: Baker Academic
Darf man es bereuen, Mutter zu sein? Ein Tabubruch "Regretting Motherhood" thematisiert, was bisher kaum ausgesprochen wird: Dass viele Frauen in der Mutterschaft nicht die "vorgeschriebene" Erfüllung finden. Dass sie ihre Kinder lieben und trotzdem nicht Mutter sein wollen. Ih ihrem bahnbrechenden Buch analysiert die engagierte Soziologin Orna Donath die Dimension des Tabus und lässt Mütter selbst von ihren Erfahrungen berichten.
Wenn Mütter bereuen
Author: Orna Donath
Publisher: Albrecht Knaus Verlag
Category: Social Science
Erst wenn das Schlimmste eintritt, weißt du, wer dich liebt. Stell dir vor, du hast nur noch neun Tage. Neun Tage, um über die Flüche deiner Mutter zu lachen. Um die Hand deines Vaters zu halten (wenn er dich lässt). Und deiner Schwester durch ihr Familienchaos zu helfen. Um deinem Bruder den Weg zurück in die Familie zu bahnen. Nur neun Tage, um Abschied zu nehmen von deiner Tochter, die noch nicht weiß, dass du nun gehen wirst ... Die Geschichte von Rabbit Hayes: ungeheuer traurig. Ungeheuer tröstlich.
Author: Anna McPartlin
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH