BARBARA’S BOOK

Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith" book cover with photo of author Barbara Falconer Newhall

"Any seeker of any faith will be blessed to read the words of this fine author and observer."

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My Ever-Changing Family

Our family shrinks and grows. People die. People get born. People get mad and won't talk to you for a while. Kids grow up and find partners of their own, and pretty soon there are brand-new in-laws.

The Mother-of-the-Groom Diaries: The Day Before the Big Day

By Barbara Falconer Newhall In a little more than twenty-four hours our son Peter would be a married man. But first, he and Jon had to pick up their … [Read more...]

The Mother-of-the-Groom Diaries: They Did It. They Got Married

By Barbara Falconer Newhall They pulled it off. They got married. They said their vows. They were pronounced husband … [Read more...]

A Dad, a Mom and an 8-Year-Old With a Bashed Lip

Here’s a story about my husband, my son and an errant baseball. I wrote it when Peter was eight -- and I was a mom who worried a lot. By Barbara … [Read more...]

How to Be a Glamorous Gal at Age 98

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The last of my aunts and uncles died two weeks ago at the age of 98, but not before passing on some last minute womanly … [Read more...]

No Words

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I've got no words today. I'm out of town visiting a sick -- very sick -- aunt. And I'm pretty sad. The hospice nurse is not … [Read more...]