Share the journey of a Mother and Son as they navigate the adult child's memories of a life filled with confusion, uncertainty, hurt and most importantly, the enduring and unshakable love of a woman who was both mother and friend. At a time in her life when Prince Charming should have been sweeping her off her feet, she found herself pregnant, shunned and ill-equipped for what life had in store for her. Physical abuse, hard work in horrible factories, isolation both physical and mental, a child she would give her life for.... and who would bear the brunt of her pain. This is the story of a powerhouse. A woman who refused to surrender, who learned as she went along and who never let them take him from her. How does a child raise an adult? One moment at a time. One tear at a time. One heartbeat at a time. This is also the story of a frightened, confused and hurting little man who didn't know how to deal with this struggle called life. He could only see through the eyes of a child, when he was a child. Meet the man who looks back, who reflects and who finally comes to know and love, unconditionally, the woman who never let them take him from her.
Quick to make, simple to construct, and fun to give, the soft slippers that crafters can make in this book come in an array of sizes and styles for both children and adults. Using only one skein of chunky weight yarn, most of the projects in this collection can be finished by intermediate-skilled knitters in a single afternoon. Patterns include Mary Janes, Ballet Flats, Lacy Toe-up Slipper Socks, Mitered Square Cuff socks, and more.
What a year it has been for Aubrey! She's a stylist for an up and coming singer from Nashville, and her best friend is getting married. When she comes back to town to be the maid of honor, sparks fly between her and the best man... Jackson gives her feelings she can't remember having for a while. But her fear overcomes her and she's not sure she can handle this relationship. Even though she tries to fight it, she keeps thinking about him. Is it going to be different with him? This short novella is about 12,000 words.