"Trading Places: Becoming My Mother's Mother" is a quick read that will make you laugh and cry at the same time. The author gives you a peak behind the curtain of care giving as she takes you through her journey of being her Mom's care giver over a span of 10 years. Sandra exposes the joy and frustration of care giving all the while trying to maintain her mom's dignity and self worth. She even shares that tough decision making process of having to put her Mom in assisted living. This is a very poignant book with the final pages of the book on Lessons Learned being priceless! In this "sandwich generation" that we live in this is a must read book about care giving.