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Author Sóuter, Ericka, author.

Title How to have a kid and a life : a survival guide / Ericka Sóuter.

Publication Info. Boulder, Colorado : Sounds True, 2021.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's, Parents' Shelf    j 306.8743 SOU    Available
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Description 245 pages ; 21 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-243).
Summary "When did being a good mom come to mean giving up everything that used to make you ... you? Contrary to the incessant messaging from everywhere, committing to yourself and your own needs is what makes for a good mother and happy kids. Here ... Ericka Souter shares a wonderfully irreverent survival guide for being a happy, whole person while still being a great, and sometimes just good enough (which is plenty fine), parent"-- Back cover..
Contents Introduction: A reintroduction to motherhood : the baby isn't the only newborn in your house -- The myth of modern motherhood -- The motherhood penalty: how to keep your career on track -- It takes a village... for you -- The real Mommy War -- No kidding: why your child-free friends think you are a jerk -- Post-kid marriage: it's a thin line between love and hate -- Who needs the "I have a headache" excuse when you have kids? -- Not every woman has the mom gene -- The single-minded -- It's mommy's turn to wine -- Motherhood may not be enough.
Subject Motherhood.
Working mothers.
Work-life balance.
ISBN 9781683644873 (paperback)

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