Good-Enough Mother: The Perfectly Imperfect Book of Parenting

Good-Enough Mother: The Perfectly Imperfect Book of Parenting

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In an ideal world, mothers would have time to hand-sew their kids' costumes for the school play, prepare all-organic meals, and volunteer in the classroom at the drop of a hat. In reality, most moms have to settle for plopping their little ones in front of SpongeBob so that they can prepare yet another chicken nugget-based dinner, guiltily convinced they're falling down on the job. In Good-Enough Mother, René Syler shares how she learned to chuck perfection for practicality. She shows other women seeking to balance family, work, and some semblance of a personal life how to happily join the ranks of good-enough mothers who occasionally serve breakfast for dinner yet give their children plenty of what really matters -- love, time, and support. Whether it's dealing with annoying Super-Moms, bluffing through a third grader's math homework, or coping with the words that strike terror into every parent's heart ("Your son's teacher on line one"), the welcome empathy and sage advice of Good-Enough Mother will have every modern mom laughing in relief and recognition.
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ISBN: 9781416955290

Published Date: January 1, 2008

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Language: English

Page Count: 274

Size: 7.90" l x 5.00" w x 0.70" h

Subject

Parenting