The 10 Habits Of Happy Mothers

Author: Meg Meeker
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 034551808X
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This sanity-saving guide “offers practical ways to help you let go of ‘mom guilt’ in order to become a happier, healthier woman” (Parent & Child). Now with wellness tips and exercises! The pressure on women today has pushed many American mothers to the breaking point. It feels as if “doing your best” is never enough to please everyone, and the demands mothers place on themselves are both impossible and unrealistic. Now Meg Meeker, M.D., critically acclaimed author of Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters, puts her twenty-five years’ experience as a practicing pediatrician and counselor into a sound, sane approach to reshaping the frustrating, exhausting lives of so many moms. Mothers are expected to do it all: raise superstar kids, look great, make good salaries, volunteer for everything, run errands, keep a perfect house, be the perfect wife. Single mothers often have even more demands—and less support. In this rallying cry for change, Dr. Meeker incorporates clinical data and her own experience raising four children to show why mothers suffer from the rising pressure to excel and the toll it takes on their emotional, physical, mental, and spiritual health. Too many mothers are increasingly lonely, anxious, depressed, and unhappy with themselves, refusing to let themselves off the hook. Here, Dr. Meeker has identified the 10 most positive habits of mothers who are healthy, happy, and fulfilled. The key is to embrace a new perspective and create real joy and purpose by utilizing such core habits as • making friends with those who know the meaning of friendship • finding out what money can buy (and what it cannot) • lightening the overload—and doing less more often • discovering faith and learning how to trust it • taking some alone time and reviving yourself Mothers, it’s time to view the unconditional trust that you see in your children’s eyes when they take your hand or find your face in a crowd as a mirror of your own wonder and worth. You are the light that shines in their lives, the beacon that guides them. By implementing the key strategies in Dr. Meeker’s book, you can be happy, hopeful, and a wonderful role model. You can teach your children to be the very best they can be—and isn’t that still the most precious reward of motherhood?

The 10 Habits Of Happy Mothers

Author: Dr Meg Meeker, M D
Publisher:
ISBN: 9789573269366
Size: 66.64 MB
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Traditional Chinese edition of The 10 Habits Of Happy Mothers: Reclaiming Our Passion, Purpose, And Sanity. No on is perfect. We just have to accept our imperfection. This book helps us learn the 10 habits that releases mothers from asking themselves to be perfect in every way. In Traditional Chinese. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.

The Catholic Girls Survival Guide For The Single Years

Author: Emily Stimpson
Publisher: Emmaus Road Publishing
ISBN: 9781937155346
Size: 79.87 MB
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Three parts sexual license, two parts corporate I ladder, with a dash of Monolo Blahnik. If a woman's single years were a cocktail, that would be the f culture's preferred recipe.

Unschooling To University

Author: Judy Arnall
Publisher: Professional Parenting
ISBN: 1775178609
Size: 64.76 MB
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Learn how to acquire a personalized education through self-directed learning, and meet post-secondary entrance requirements.

30 Ways In 30 Days To Strengthen Your Family

Author: Rebecca Hagelin
Publisher: David C Cook
ISBN: 0781414776
Size: 24.38 MB
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Every Christian parent faces a daily dilemma: How can I bring up my children to be people of character in a culture that undermines my values? Media and cultural expert Rebecca Hagelin knows how overwhelming it is to raise kids in today’s morally toxic environment. In this practical guidebook, she helps you: Learn how to battle the culture, not your child Know the difference between your principles and your preferences Understand how marketers target your children and how to keep them safe online Develop and follow your “mother’s intuition” and “father-knows-best” instincts Teach your children to be good stewards of money, time, and work You must fight to protect your children’s innocence, their childhood, their character—and their future. It’s a battle worth fighting. And it’s a battle you can win.

The Family Game

Author: Dr Paul Gaffney
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1788039629
Size: 19.68 MB
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What Sport and Psychology Teach Us About Parenting ‘It’s no accident, I think, that tennis uses the language of life. Advantage, service, fault, break, love, the basic elements of tennis are those of everyday existence, because every match is a life in miniature.’ Andre Agassi Dr. Paul Gaffney has used his experience of working as a clinical and counselling psychologist with children, adults and families experiencing a wide range of problems, and with athletes and coaches striving for excellence, to write this book which will outline practical strategies for living better lives together. The book takes its lead from the stories of inspirational sportspeople and teams. These are supported by, and linked to, psychological knowledge and practice. Sport can reflect all that is good and bad in people. We have seen fabulous success achieved following great dedication, world class performances reflecting incredible skill and a win at all costs attitude leading to, in some cases, cheating and doping. In sport as in life, we can experience the entire rollercoaster of emotions: elation, heartbreak, exhaustion, vindication, hopefulness or helplessness. This book aims to help parents and families face up to and deal with 20 difficult questions, and provide clear advice, direction and resources. It will show you practical things you can try and idea for further reading and information to help you and your family.