Another Morning: Voices of Truth and Hope from Mothers with Cancer
Linda BlachmanISBN: 1580051782;
"To raise a child while living with cancer is to have your heart break. We have to learn how to live with broken hearts." So says one of the mothers interviewed in this powerful, inspirational, and deeply moving book, a tapestry of voicesfrom ordinary women coping with every mother?s nightmare: a cancer diagnosis while raising children. It?s difficult to imagine a group more in need of attention and support than seriously ill mothers. Yet, women confronting the profound collision of mothering and cancer struggle amidst a remarkable absence of services or resources. Another Morning bridges that gap. The stories are interwoven with the author?s personal and professional reflections, drawing on her 25 years as a public health educator specializing in maternal-child health, and her experience as a mother. She explores themes of universal interest and concern for mothers: What can we do to responsibly prepare ourselves and our young for life?s inevitable...
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