If you don't already follow Kelle Hampton's blog, now would be a good time. She is finally releasing her book on the trialed (yet uplifting) experiences in being surprised with a new beautiful life that came along with Down Syndrome. It has been a positive life-changing experience for her. She does not have a negative bone in her body, her writing is inspirational and I think everyone could learn something from her views. Finding Beautiful, Cant Wait, Favorite Bloggers, Awesome Reading, Bloggers Kells, Kells Hampton, April 2012, Kellehampton Com, Hampton Book
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Bloom is an inspiring and heartfelt memoir that celebrates the beauty found in the unexpected, the strength of a mother’s love, and the amazing power of perspective. Kelle Hampton interweaves lyrical prose and stunning four-color photography as she recounts the unforgettable story of the first year in the life of her daughter Nella, who has Down syndrome. Poignant and eye-opening, Hampton’s Bloom is ultimately about embracing life and really living it. Preview the first chapter and pre-order ...
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to quote the author---"I think there are people who find hope in Church and perhaps don't understand that there is something bigger, something better, something that cannot be confined to four walls and a steeple or to a book or a sermon or a pastor." AMAZING!!!! So well spoken!!!! love love love it!!!
Cool, Calm & Contentious: Essays by Merrill Markoe. "This offers something for everyone: fans of humorous essays, fans of memoir, fans of great writing and finely drawn characters, fans of dogs, fans of talking dogs, and fans of reading about mothers who are so difficult and demanding they actually make you feel good about your own life. But most of all, this book is for the fans of Merrill Markoe, who will finally get a chance to learn what makes her tick." -Provided by publisher
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