Mum’s The Word!
1st Edition by Lorna Little (Author) Victoria Rowell (Contributor) Darryl McDaniels – DMC (Foreword), Karen Caffrey LPC (Reviewer)
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About Mum’s The Word!
It wasn’t until she reached her mid-30s that Lorna Little discovered a secret: she’d been adopted as a child, and her family had never planned to tell her.
Suddenly faced with this bizarre and shocking twist of fate, Little embarked on a deeply emotional journey to uncover the truth about her past. Interweaving faith, family and plenty of secrets, “Mum’s The Word!” is the riveting story of how Little came to terms with her newfound reality, untangling the complexities of love and relationships in her search for answers.
With forewords by Darryl McDaniels and Victoria Rowell, this remarkable, spellbinding memoir is a stunning display of what truly binds a family together — and the inspiring resilience of those who never stop in their pursuit for their truths.
Under A Closer Look Into “Mum’s The Word!”
Her unique personal and professional background provides her with critical insights surrounding the complex issues facing children and their parents, especially as it relates to adoption. As a result, “Mum’s The Word!” serves as an in-depth resource for:
Before the completion of this book, silence was largely golden, but the impact of the secret that had been revealed to me in 1997 was about to be felt by another member of my family. As a family, we were a private people, but this was no moment to keep quiet. It was a time of Joy, where my eldest daughter, Alicia, was marrying the love of her life. He was a military man who was going to be stationed overseas. As a result, what I was about to share could not wait. My secret had to be revealed before she left the country.
To complement the occasion, I wanted her to know, I felt obligated to tell her, how she had a support system that she was wholly unaware of, some individuals I myself had for a long time been oblivious to. Her wedding was truly beautiful: fresh flowers, the pretty Coral bridesmaid dresses, and the reception that everyone enjoyed so much.
This support system included Sharon and her beautiful daughter, Karen, who had also attended Alicia’s wedding, just not introduced as who they really were. Rather, Sharon was introduced as her cousin from England. The situation had brought me back to recalling a time when another member of that support system, Linda, had come to visit, and I so desperately wanted to tell my children the truth then as well. However, I kept reminding myself that I had been asked to maintain secrecy. It was now that the significance of this otherwise readily disclosed information… Keep reading
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Mum’s the Word is more than an adoption story it’s mothers, daughters, shame, renewal, forgiveness, patience, legacies, paradigm shifts, Faith and Love..”
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About The Author, Lorna Little
Though she wears many hats, all avenues of Lorna’s work lead to a central purpose: putting children on a trajectory toward thriving adulthoods. In doing so, Lorna works with children and parents from underserved communities to remove systemic obstacles from their paths. Given her unique blend of personal and professional experience, Lorna is especially attuned to working with families in foster and adoption services. Her debut memoir, Mum’s The Word!, details her own riveting account of finding out she was adopted in her mid-30s, an experience that primed her for her remarkable and successful career in social service program development and leadership.
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Lorna is preparing to launch a new book with a release date at the end of 2021. This book combines her creative skills and decades of first-hand experiences leading programs and working with youth, parents, and various systems connected with foster care and adoption.