Celebrate the Joys and Challenges of Parenthood Parents everywhere know the joys and sorrows, challenges and triumphs of raising a family. This special collection of inspirational stories has been created for you, the parents of the world. Whether you are expecting your first baby, busy raising a toddler, watching your teen grow into adulthood or have arrived at the grandparenting years, these wonderful stories will remind you that parenting is possibly the most worthwhile and fulfilling role of your life. With contributions from single parents, stepparents, foster parents, adoptive parents and parents of two-parent families with biological children, each story explores the rich and diverse range of family experiences. Whatever your situation is, these stories will speak to your heart, move you to laughter and tears, inspire, uplift and entertain you. They will help put the difficult times into perspective, renew your faith in yourself as a parent and remind you to cherish the moments.Mark Victor Hansen is the author of 'Chicken Soup for the Parent's Soul: 101 Stories of Loving, Learning and Parenting', published 2001 under ISBN 9781558747470 and ISBN 1558747478.