Table for Eight: Raising a Large Family in a Small-Family World

Table for Eight: Raising a Large Family in a Small-Family World

by Meagan Francis
     
 

Smart strategies for the larger-than-average family.

Despite the growing number of large blended families and a rise in multiple births, contemporary cultural expectations—as evidenced by housing and transportation sizes—are geared toward two-child families. In Table for Eight: Raising a Large Family, Meagan Francis—extremely

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Overview

Smart strategies for the larger-than-average family.

Despite the growing number of large blended families and a rise in multiple births, contemporary cultural expectations—as evidenced by housing and transportation sizes—are geared toward two-child families. In Table for Eight: Raising a Large Family, Meagan Francis—extremely proud mother of four sons—offers advice, encouragement, and tips for living that work in the real (small) world, including:
—Determining how big a house a family really needs
—Running the house effectively, efficiently, and peacefully
—Methods for ensuring all the kids get the attention they deserve
—Smart-money tactics

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592576739
Publisher:
Alpha Books
Publication date:
10/02/2007
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.59(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Meagan Francis is the mother of four and a full-time professional writer. Her articles have appeared in such publications as Literary Mama, Salon, Brain, Child, Parenting, and Baby Talk. She is the writer of “Mama-Rama,” a weekly syndicated column that takes a fresh look at modern motherhood, and her essays have been reprinted in the anthologies Literary Mama: Reading for the Maternally Inclined and The Best of Brain Child.

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