Feeding my mother : comfort and laughter in the kitchen as a daughter lives with her mom's memory loss
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Toronto : Vintage Canada, 2019.
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Vintage Canada Edition.
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190 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
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English
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9780735273931, 0735273936

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Previously published: Toronto: Random House Canada, 2017.
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"Based on her hugely popular Facebook posts and Instagram photos, Feeding My Mother is a frank, funny, inspirational and piercingly honest account of the transformation in Jann Arden's life that has turned her into the primary "parent" to her mom, who is in the grip of Alzheimer's. Jann Arden moved in to a house just across the way from her parents in rural Alberta to be close to them but also so they could be her refuge from the demands of the music business and a performing career. Funny how time works. Since her dad died in 2015, Jann cooks for her mom five or six times a week. Her mom finds comfort in her daughter's kitchen, not just in the delicious food but also just sitting with her as she cooks. And Jann finds some peace in caring for her mom, even as her mom slowly becomes a stranger. "If you told me two years ago that I'd be here," Jann writes, "I wouldn't have believed it. And yet we still fall into so much laughter, feel so much insane gladness and joy. It's such a contrast from one minute to the next and it teaches me constantly: it makes me stronger and more humble and more empathetic and caring and kind." The many people who are dealing with a loved one who is losing it will find inspiration and strength in Jann's wholehearted, loving response and her totally Jann take on the upside-down world of a daughter mothering her mother. Feeding My Mother is one heck of an affirmation that life just keeps on keeping on, and a wonderful example of how you have to roll with it." --,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Arden, J. (2019). Feeding my mother: comfort and laughter in the kitchen as a daughter lives with her mom's memory loss (Vintage Canada Edition.). Vintage Canada.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Arden, Jann. 2019. Feeding My Mother: Comfort and Laughter in the Kitchen As a Daughter Lives With Her Mom's Memory Loss. Toronto: Vintage Canada.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Arden, Jann. Feeding My Mother: Comfort and Laughter in the Kitchen As a Daughter Lives With Her Mom's Memory Loss Toronto: Vintage Canada, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Arden, Jann. Feeding My Mother: Comfort and Laughter in the Kitchen As a Daughter Lives With Her Mom's Memory Loss Vintage Canada Edition., Vintage Canada, 2019.

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