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Dear Mom: Why Raising Four Boys Was Neither Boring Nor Monotonous
by Jean Willett
Humor, practicality and resourcefulness shine through in the letters written by the young mother of four boys. Former newspaper columnist Jean Willett pulls the reader into circumstances with which any mother can identify. A wonderful journey down a memory lane of the fifties and sixties, interlaced with the challenges of raising children while fighting breast cancer, ...more
Hardcover, 472 pages
Published by Goblin Fern Press
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Collection of letters by an energetic and creative mom of 4 boys during the 50's, 60's and 70's in Madison describing their life full of school, scouting, owning a small business, and family time. It was fun to read about things happening in places that we know(in fact, the last time I drove down Old Middleton Rd., I found myself trying to guess where their house would have been!). Her letters seemed idealized at first, all happiness and light in a big house with four growing boys but, over the ...more