Raising Jess: A Story of Hope “This is an unflinching look at motherhood and marriage.
A powerful Must-Read memoir about a mother’s challenges caring for her daughter with a rare chromosome deletion, marriage struggles, and the question of having more children. This triumphant story, written with compassion and humor, is a moving narrative and celebration of motherhood, family, transformation, and optimism.
Vickie writes straight from the heart to tell the personal history of her family’s decision to choose hope.
Once you start reading Raising Jess, you won’t be able to stop. So, grab a comfy spot before you dig into this unforgettable
“A frank, perceptive, and insightful remembrance. Rubin is a forthright author who addresses topics that other parents of children with multiple disabilities will find stimulating, as when she explores the significance of getting Jess’ diagnosis. The author’s approach is also courageously exploratory, as when she investigates how Jess’ siblings were shaped by growing up with Jessica. Rubin writes with clarity and thoughtful introspection, making for a truly enlightening read.” KIRKUS REVIEW