Short story about mother and daughter

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short story about mother and daughter

Chicken Soup for the Mother and Daughter Soul: Stories to Warm the Heart and Honor the Relationship by Jack Canfield

Jack Canfield is an American motivational speaker and author. He is best known as the co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series, which currently has over 124 titles and 100 million copies in print in over 47 languages. According to USA Today, Canfield and his writing partner, Mark Victor Hansen, were the top-selling authors in the United States in 1997.

Canfield received a BA in Chinese History from Harvard University and a Masters from University of Massachusetts. He has worked as a teacher, a workshop facilitator, and a psychotherapist.

Canfield is the founder of Self Esteem Seminars in Santa Barbara, and The Foundation for Self Esteem in Culver City, California. The stated mission of Self Esteem Seminars is to train entrepreneurs, educators, corporate leaders and employees to achieve their personal and professional goals. The focus of The Foundation for Self Esteem is to train social workers, welfare recipients and human resource professionals.

In 1990,he shared with author Mark Victor Hansen his idea for the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. After three years, the two had compiled sixty-eight stories.

Canfield has appeared on numerous television shows, including Good Morning America, 20/20, Eye to Eye, CNNs Talk Back Live, PBS, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Montel Williams Show, Larry King Live and the BBC.

Canfields most recent book, The Success Principles (2005), shares 64 principles that he claims can make people more successful. In 2006, he appeared in the DVD, The Secret, and shared his insights on the Law of Attraction and tips for achieving success in personal and professional life.

Jack Canfield was born on August 19, 1944, in Fort Worth, TX. He is the son of Elmer and Ellen (a homemaker; maiden name, Taylor). He attended high school at Linsly Military Institute, Wheeling, WV, 1962. He went to college at Harvard University, B.A., 1966; University of Massachusetts at Amherst, M.Ed., 1973. Canfield married Judith Ohlbaum in 1971 (divorced, November 1976); he married Georgia Lee Noble on September 9, 1978 (divorced, December 1999); he married Inga Marie Mahoney on July 4, 2001; children: (first marriage) Oran, David, Kyle, Dania; (second marriage) Christopher Noble. He is a Democrat and a Christian, and his hobbies include tennis, travel, skiing, running, billiards, reading, and guitar.
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My Mom and I have had a rocky past and I had left the house at the age of There were a lot of mixed feelings between us.
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Mother-Daughter Relations and Other Horror Stories

Heart Beats.. The day was calm… with the beautiful sun shimmering in between the dark grey clouds… streams of rays entered the room through the window pane.. The raindrops played tantrums… the room beamed like some new jewel brought into the light after a polishing cut… the room was beautiful in its calmness except for the morning breeze whistling and the tiny birds chirping… the room was covered with light shades of wallpaper.. A vase of white lilies stood in a corner filling the air with its fragrance… and a cot made tidy… few art crafts filled the walls… and the table near the window stood with photographs of a little girl and a young woman… and then a teenage gal proudly showing off her trophy… and a photo showed a gal in her twenties adorned in white wedding dress, love filled eyes held by a young handsome man…and a scented page was swaying in the breeze.. It felt good when the smell tickled my senses and that made sure that I can smell even now… I sat in my favorite spot dragging my chair nearer to the window… window panes had water droplets… Still fresh as dew drops… I drew a smiling face with the moisture on the glass pane… though not so perfect it looked good… as I sat back looking at the smiling face… memories filled my head…. The times she won the music competition… the times she won her painting competition…. I needed her assistance for every single tiny and big thing… I became a hindrance to her… she never said it but I felt it… my son —in-law showed it openly… I moved out…I moved out of her life forever….

In July , I suffered what I thought was a career-ending injury — a cartilage tear in my knee," says Alicia, who's danced with Alvin Ailey since But my mom reassured me that whether or not I came back as a dancer, anything I decided to do next would be brilliant. Louis to get a master's degree in nonprofit management and teach dance on the side. She also married her long-term boyfriend. I knew the steps I had to take physically, but my mom was the one who helped me most emotionally. She would constantly reassure me and say, 'Do your best; God will take care of the rest. In , Alicia returned to the stage to rave reviews.

There's nothing quite like the bond between mother and daughter. These true life stories bring the bond to life in heartwarming. One thing that resonated with me , even as a small child, was how much she seemed to enjoy her own company.
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  1. Michael W. says:

    When I was about 17, I remember her telling me that a friend of hers called her daughter her best friend and how lovely she thought that was.

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