All She Ever Wanted by Lynn Austin

By Lynn Austin

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All She Ever Wanted is the emotion-packed tale of 3 generations of ladies: Kathleen, her mom, Eleanor, and her grandmother, Fiona. every one lady left domestic to flee her family's previous and to begin a brand new existence. Kathleen has been estranged from her relatives for 35 years, and he or she is torn among the necessity to forgive and the urge to overlook. Hoping to discover solutions that might patch the injuries of her tattered center and salvage her dating along with her daughter, Kathleen embarks on a trip into her family's mysterious previous.

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How do you get through this phase, which can last for years? First of all, do a gut check, literally: make sure you and other adults or older siblings in your household are setting a good example by eating a variety of fresh and nutritious foods at mealtime and for snacks. Stay away from empty-calorie junk food (sodas, chips, candy), unless you want your child to develop a taste for it, too. For older kids, offer meal choices whenever you can, but don’t turn into a short-order cook. Make meals a pleasure and show that they’re a valuable opportunity for socializing.

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