Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Chicken Soup for the Soul: All in the Family - Review & Giveaway

There are lots of adjectives to describe my family and normal isn't one of them. The first time my now husband met my family was at a park where there was a gathering. My nephew and mother were playing football, only they were using a shoe as the football and aluminum foil as protective gear. My daughter was there and the first words that came out of her mouth were "I don't need a new step-daddy". You'd think that would be enough to run him off. Instead, he married into the family and delved into our craziness. And for all of the wacky and kooky stuff that makes my family what it is, I wouldn't change it for the world.


After reading Chicken Soup for the Soul: All in the Family: 101 Incredible Stories about our Funny, Quirky, Lovable & "Dysfunctional" Families I was amused at the stories that other families share. My blog profile has had the words "quirky" and "dysfunctional" in it from the get go and I wanted to see how I stacked up against others. I chuckled at some of the stories that were told, relating them to memories of my own family. Other stories showed me that maybe we are fairly normal in a whole. This addition to the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series is one I will be keeping in my collection.

Although she has not gotten to it yet, my teenage daughter has expressed interest in reading this book. I like that I don't have to worry about what she is reading, as these stories are inspiring, uplifting, funny, and sometimes memorable.

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