Working Mom's 411: How to Manage Kids, Career and Home

Overview

The Working Mom’s 411 provides parents with the options, tools and solutions that will enable them to make educated and informed choices for their family and successfully navigate the waters of the two parent working household. It’s an all in one resource that will rescue moms trying to put together the how to do it all puzzle. With  informed insight, a healthy sense of humor, and a fresh, expert perspective, Michelle LaRowe shares time saving tips and practical solutions to the common complications working ...

See more details below
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (10) from $1.99   
  • New (3) from $1.99   
  • Used (7) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

The Working Mom’s 411 provides parents with the options, tools and solutions that will enable them to make educated and informed choices for their family and successfully navigate the waters of the two parent working household. It’s an all in one resource that will rescue moms trying to put together the how to do it all puzzle. With  informed insight, a healthy sense of humor, and a fresh, expert perspective, Michelle LaRowe shares time saving tips and practical solutions to the common complications working mothers face! Here are at your fingertips current childcare options, including an assessment tool for moms to evaluate which option best suits their needs; solutions to everyday problems working parents face from scheduling to overcoming the stigma often associated with moms who work outside the home; and practical tips on managing childcare, school activities, self care, home life and marriage.

MICHELLE LAROWE  is the author of the Nanny to the Rescue! parenting series. The 2004 International Nanny Association “Nanny of the Year” and a credentialed career nanny for the past 12 years, Michelle is founder and president of Boston Area Nannies, Inc., is a past vice president of the International Nanny Association, and is a proud member of Christian Nannies. Michelle has received citations for her dedication to improving the quality of in home childcare, and has been featured on television (700 Club, NECN, FOX) and in print (USA Today, Boston Globe, Better Homes and Gardens).

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780830746088
  • Publisher: Gospel Light Publications
  • Publication date: 2/16/2009
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 2.60 (d)

Meet the Author

MICHELLE LaROWE is the 2004 International Nanny Association Nanny of the Year and is the author of the Nanny to the Rescue! parenting series. She holds a degree in chemistry and a certificate in pastoral studies and has spent more than a decade as a professional nanny and parenting consultant. Michelle is an active member of the nanny community and has served on the board of directors and as vice president of the International Nanny Association. She and her husband, Jeff, live on Cape Cod with their daughter, Abigail.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9

Introduction 11

Section 1 What to Expect (from your Boss and Your Body!) When You're Expecting

1 The Mother Load 19

2 Maternity Leave 101 39

3 Exhaustion, Cravings, Crying, Nausea and Nesting on the Job 55

Section 2 Mixing Babies with Business

4 Leaving Your Precious Bundle in Loving Arms 77

5 Got Milk? 105

6 Before- and After-School Childcare Choices 117

7 Summer Care, Backup Care and Everything-in-Between Care 137

Section 3 Of Crayons and Careers

8 Streamlining Housework, Homework, Mornings and Evenings 151

9 Meals on Wheels 177

10 Single Mom, Double Duty 207

Michelle's Super Solutions 235

Wrap-up! 249

Endnotes 251

About the Author 253

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)