Books tagged: Marriage & Family

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Adult Child of Hippies

By Willow Yamauchi

Do you have a name such as Willow, River, Oak or Sunshine? Have you ever lived on a commune, or done yoga naked with your family? If yes, then you are an Adult Child of Hippies (ACOH). Adult Children of Hippies grew up in extreme conditions: eating sprouts, and lugging herbal ... Read more

Bad Mommy

By Willow Yamauchi

Women are expected to embrace the beautiful gift of becoming a Mommy. Giving birth, nourishing our young – these things are the fulfillment of a life’s ambition.

You’ll be spoken of in the same breath as patriotism and apple pie. There you’ll be: on a pedestal, admired, ... Read more

Captured Hearts

By Melynda Jarratt

Imagine you're a young woman caught up in the ugly reality of war. You meet and fall in love with a young soldier from a foreign country. You marry and your world is upended: when the war ends, you leave all you've ever known behind — your family, friends, and way of life ... Read more

Cleopatra at the Breakfast Table

By Peter O'Brien

Cleopatra at the Breakfast Table is about storytelling in the digital age. It's a jaunty account of a single father, 55, and his daughter, 15, studying Grade 10 Latin together. The book explores the bustling life of teenaged girls, the expanding influence of technology, the ... Read more

Don't Forget the Parsley

By Marie Claire Lim Moore

Marie Claire Lim Moore builds on her first memoir, Don't Forget the Soap, offering more entertaining stories about her family in this follow up. Like her first book, Don't Forget the Parsley is a collection of anecdotes from different points in Claire's life: stories from her ... Read more

For Better or For Worse

By Lynn Johnston, Katherine Hadway, and Amber Landgraff

For thirty years, cartoonist Lynn Johnston made daily additions to what would become a monumental body of work: her newspaper comic strip, For Better or For Worse. Chronicling the daily lives of the middle-class suburbanite Patterson family — Elly and John and their children, ... Read more

MotherFumbler

By Vicki Murphy

I always knew I’d be the perfect mother. So far, I’ve perfected the fetal position. When Vicki Murphy brought her new baby home from the hospital, she expected to be greeted by fluttering butterflies and harp-strumming cherubs. You know: the way it is in diaper commercials ... Read more

Pour le meilleur et pour le pire

By Lynn Johnston, Katherine Hadway, and Amber Landgraff
Illustrated by Lynn Johnston

La bédéiste Lynn Johnston a construit jour après jour ce qui allait devenir une œuvre considérable : sa bande dessinée Pour le meilleur et pour le pire qui a paru dans les journaux tous les jours durant trente ans. Elle y racontait le quotidien des Patterson, une famille ... Read more