Steady Days: A Journey Toward Intentional, Professional Motherhood [NOOK Book]

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You can apply the same techniques of efficiency, intention, and purpose that you've used in other careers to your most important position in life--motherhood. Steady Days takes you through the process of becoming a professional mother: one who is organized and excited to spend time with your young children. If you've ever felt overwhelmed by a lack of direction in your ...
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Steady Days: A Journey Toward Intentional, Professional Motherhood

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Overview

You can apply the same techniques of efficiency, intention, and purpose that you've used in other careers to your most important position in life--motherhood. Steady Days takes you through the process of becoming a professional mother: one who is organized and excited to spend time with your young children. If you've ever felt overwhelmed by a lack of direction in your parenting, this book can help.

Written with busy moms in mind, Steady Days contains 40 short, manageable chapters. You will discover how to:

* Develop a plan for your day to efficiently juggle the many jobs you hold
* Spend creative, flexibly-structured time with your children
* Revel in your children's natural curiosity, and join in as you learn together
* Keep track of the memories you will make with your little ones
* Find inspiration to help you maintain your enthusiasm, even in the face of challenges
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Editorial Reviews

Jennifer Trainer Thompson
"We're all busy. We all wish we had more time to spend with our children. And we wish the time spent with our children was less harried, more meaningful, and more playful. Steady Days helps you achieve those goals. Read this wonderful book--it's worth it, for you and your children!" --Jennifer Trainer Thompson, author of The Joy of Family Traditions: A Season-by-Season Companion to 400 Celebrations and Activities
Rae Grant
"Jamie Martin has mapped out an honest and personal approach to managing the complexities of modern family life. Her thoughtful and understanding manner will have parents and caregivers alike wanting to learn more about her ideas for building a steady and loving family." --Rae Grant, author of Crafting Fun: 101 Things to Make and Do with Kids and Cooking Fun: 121 Simple Recipes to Make with Kids
Tsh Oxenreider
"Both inspirational and calming, energizing and relaxing, Steady Days provides realistic tips that challenge mothers without making us feel overwhelmed. Jamie Martin has crafted a stellar handbook for moms in need of affirmation."--Tsh Oxenreider, writer and editor of the popular blog SimpleMom.net
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013195493
  • Publisher: Infused Communications
  • Publication date: 10/1/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 613,991
  • File size: 11 MB
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Meet the Author

Jamie Martin is the voice behind the inspiring blog SteadyMom.com and the editor of the blog SimpleHomeschool.net.

Jamie immersed herself in motherhood by adding all three of her kids to the family in less than three years.

The ensuing challenges (and occasional chaos!) sent Jamie on the lookout for ways to parent with purpose and professionalism. The practical tools and ideas in her book, Steady Days, are the result of that effort.

Currently Jamie spends her days with her little people growing, exploring, and learning together.
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