For the Love of a Child: Five short stories about mother love by Jenny TwistA desperate girl trapped in a mother and baby home in 1960s England fights to keep her child.
An old woman hears a song on the radio and remembers the betrayal of her unborn baby.
A little girl disappears into another world and her family moves heaven and earth to find her.
A mother watches her beloved son sail away to almost certain death and vows revenge.
A young man returns to war-torn Spain to save his lover and the child she has fought to keep alive.
Motherlove takes many forms.
Daughter’s Love for Mother
In an era where motherhood is becoming so politicized, with questions roiling about having a career versus staying at home, breast-feeding versus the bottle -- even dinner-time choices are scrutinized -- we decided to ask Iowans to do something simple for Mother's Day:. The emails and Facebook posts that rolled in told stories of mothers who gave tremendously of themselves for their children. In one case, a letter-writer said he had to stop, as the tears had started to flow. One mother slipped her wedding ring into her kindergartener's sock to ease a child's fear about seeing her again after the first day of school. Another woman, at age 90, wrote her children and grandchildren a book of her life, a memento that they treasure.