Mothers Need Time-Outs, Too: It's Good to be a Little Selfish--It Actually Makes You a Better Mother

Mothers Need Time-Outs, Too: It's Good to be a Little Selfish--It Actually Makes You a Better Mother

by Susan Callahan, Anne Nolen, Katrin Schumann
     
 

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"Mothers Need Time-Outs, Too is breaking new ground for mothers everywhere. It stands the motherhood-as-sacrifice model on its head. The result is healthier moms and healthier families. Bravo!”
—Christiane Northrup, bestselling author of Mother-Daughter Wisdom, The Wisdom of Menopause, and Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom

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"Mothers Need Time-Outs, Too is breaking new ground for mothers everywhere. It stands the motherhood-as-sacrifice model on its head. The result is healthier moms and healthier families. Bravo!”
—Christiane Northrup, bestselling author of Mother-Daughter Wisdom, The Wisdom of Menopause, and Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom

"What a powerful book! Each and every day in my practice, I see mothers worn out from neglecting themselves. This book offers them thoughtful and exciting new ideas on how to thrive during this stage of life, not just survive.”
—Dr. Richard Dupee, contributing doctor to "Today"

“For today's mothers, who are often swimming in—and sometimes drowning in—a vast sea of demands and responsibilities, this book is a life raft.”
—Abby Seixas, author of Finding the Deep River Within: A Woman's Guide to Recovering Balance and Meaning in Everyday Life

"The authors give us both a fresh look at society's unrealistic expectations for mothers and new tools to fix the problems those expectations can cause.”
—Kate Kellogg, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Management, MIT

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071508070
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
03/06/2008
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
925,184
Product dimensions:
0.61(w) x 8.50(h) x 5.50(d)

Meet the Author

Susan Callahan, Anne Nolen, and Katrin Schumann are friends and mothers who live and work in the Boston area. Among them, they have ten kids and more than thirty-five years of experience raising children. They represent a range of parenting lifestyles, from stay-at-home mom to mom with a full-time career.

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