Motherhood is full of mysteries:
How did your husband's underwear get in the freezer? Who stuck the spaghetti all over the cat? What happened to the Thanksgiving turkey that was sitting on the table a few minutes ago? [and] Son, If you didn't go to the bathroom in the potty, where did you go to the bathroom?
As a parent, there will be many times when life just doesn't go the way you expect, and sometimes you just have to laugh. Returning author Kersten Campbell is a mother who's been there. Her sage advice and sense of humor in this collection of real-life anecdotes will help you keep your cool under pressure, let go of what you can't control, and enjoy the wild ride of being a parent.
We all know kids don't come with a manual and so far there's no app for fatherhood, but that doesn't mean you should parent empty-handed. Whether you're a dad to tots or teens, these simple but effective rules are here to help. Now you can apply the essential basics great fathers rely on every day and finally feel like you've earned that "World's Best Dad" mug.
Nobody ever said creating a family was easy. For many adoptive and foster families, the journey begins with the pain of infertility and learning to cope with the unexpected. Whether you conceive your children the old-fashioned way or open your heart and home for the miracle of adoption, building a family takes faith, hard work, and a lot of love, but the joys of being together make it all worth it.
In Conceiving in the Heart you will meet families of all shapes and sizes. Their stories are different, but the feelings that bind them to each other are universal. Join them in their miraculous journeys to becoming forever families and be inspired by these accounts of ordinary people with an extraordinary ability to love.
Deana Coreen Kastello shares her own experience of adopting, as well as many others in this heartwarming and sincere tribute to adoption and foster care. This beautiful collection of scriptures, poems, and true stories reminds us all that there is more than one way to ...
"Really well written, amusing and uplifting. An inspiring story!"
- Katie Fforde, No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author of Recipe for Love, A French Affair and The Perfect Match.
"It certainly is funny."
- Anna King, BBC Radio Gloucestershire
"This is Fabulous!"
- Hayley Goleniowska, Britmums Special Needs Round-Up
"The author takes what must have been hideously embarrassing real life events and turns them into tales that make you want to chuckle and even laugh out loud."
- Robin Jenkins, Gloucestershire Echo.
- Closer Magazine.
Admittedly, that last comment is actually from a review of a different, far more successful memoir, but that does not mean it is not valid. As far as I know, nobody from Closer Magazine has actually read 'Someone Special' so we cannot be certain that they did not like it, and if they did, they would probably have written "Down-right hilarious" if it had occurred to them.
(All the other reviews are real though) ...