Motherhood is Madness: How to break the chains that prevent mothers from being happy

Motherhood is Madness: How to break the chains that prevent mothers from being happy

by Maureen F Fitzgerald

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781988072074
Publisher: CenterPoint Media
Publication date: 03/09/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 142
File size: 321 KB

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Preface

Introduction

Quick Quiz for Busy Moms

Part One The Institution of Motherhood

  1. Admit that Motherhood Is Madness
  2. Stop Asking Mothers to Choose Career or Family
  3. Don’t Expect Women to Be Unpaid Servants
  4. Never Expect Mothers to be Martyrs to Kids
  5. Recognize the Importance of Mothering

Part Two The Cost of Children

  1. Make Childcare Available, Affordable and Acceptable
  2. Question the 24/7 Work Culture and the Mommy Penalty
  3. Ensure Mothers are Financially Independent
  4. Adopt a Partnership Model of the Family
  5. Value Mothers, Children and Families

Part Three The Future for Mothers

  1. Compensate and Invest in Mothers
  2. Challenge Laws that Hold Women Back
  3. Understand and Participate in Government
  4. Encourage Mothers to Speak Up
  5. Educate Your Daughters About Marriage

Conclusion

Motherhood ─ A Manifesto to Empower Mothers

Selected Bibliography

About the Author

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