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Apple Pies & Promises:: Motherhood in the Real World

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Apple Pies and Promises is not just for everyone who is or hopes to be a mother. It's for everyone who has ever had a mother. In our media-driven society, motherhood is often undervalued or sentimentalized. At church, motherhood is the stuff of praise and sometimes pedestals. What is motherhood really? If you're looking for a tidy answer to that question, you'll have to ...more
Paperback, 134 pages
Published March 1st 2005 by Cedar Fort
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Jul 20, 2015 Kamicarlson rated it it was ok
I feel bad about the two star rating but this book was difficult to get through. I was hoping to have the same uplifting and motivating feelings as I did with her other book but I never felt that. The stories seemed so heavy & I actually felt bad for these mothers & children. I guess what this book did make me feel was more appreciative of my own mother. I knew I had a great mom before but after I read this, I know I have the greatest mom EVER!
Apr 29, 2009 Melanie rated it liked it
Shelves: motherhood
This was a pretty good book. It wasn't beautiful or flowery, but there were many concise stories that I appreciated. Not full of emotion, but meaningful in its own way. If you are looking for beauty, I'd recommend another book I recently read: The Real-World Reflections on Growing into Motherhood by Katherine Lynn Soper.
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Apr 28, 2011 Tony Bradshaw rated it liked it
Again, this book was suggested to my wife by my mother-in-law, yet I am reading them. Ironic how that happens, but I love to get the uplifting words and share with her the stories I like. I love to read, and reading a book like this makes me think of writing my own where I get stories from others. I'll work on that.
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Apr 22, 2013 Rene' Riddle rated it liked it
A book of stories by mothers about, well, motherhood. Some about being a mother, some about their own mother. Most were sweet, some were sad. A fun quick read.
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Jan 14, 2012 Nancy rated it it was ok
Some amusing stories about the truth about being a mom.
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