Category Archives: Motherhood

Welfare States and Working Mothers: The Scandinavian Experience

What is the relationship between women and the welfare state? How do women reconcile paid work and family responsibilities? These questions are of central political concern to nearly all Western industrialised countries and have provoked considerable scholarly disagreement. In this … Continue reading

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Baby Signs: How to Talk with Your Baby Before Your Baby Can Talk, Third Edition

The Essential Parenting Guide- NOW COMPLETELY UPDATED AND EXPANDED! In 1982, child development experts Linda Acredolo, Ph.D., and Susan Goodwyn, Ph.D., discovered that babies can communicate with simple signs-even before they’re able to talk. The result: Baby Signs, the groundbreaking … Continue reading

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Love, Mom: Poignant, Goofy, Brilliant Messages from Home

MY MOTHER SENDS ME EMAILS IN ALL CAPS SO IT ALWAYS SEEMS LIKE SHE IS YELLING. SO IN HER STYLE I WILL SAY, I LOVE THIS BOOK!!!!! -Margaret Cho Love, Mom is a hilarious look at what happens when interfering, … Continue reading

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Buddhism for Mothers of Young Children: Becoming a Mindful Parent

A combination of personal narrative and stories gathered from mothers, this guide shows how spiritual and mindful parenting can help all mothers—Buddhists and nonBuddhists—be more open, attentive, and content. Byguiding motherson a spiritual path, this evocation alsohelps them cultivate wisdom, … Continue reading

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The Modern Girl’s Guide to Motherhood (Mod Moms Survival Kit)

From the author of the bestselling The Modern Girl’s Guide to Life comes a must-have book for the young mom, including best-kept secrets, practical advice, and multiple solutions for problems from birth to age four Just when you thought you … Continue reading

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Preventing Miscarriage: The Good News

A Reassuring and Informative Guide That Offers New Hope For Expectant Parents Along with inspiring accounts of women who have delivered healthy babies after years of heartbreak, Dr. Jonathan Scher provides the latest medical information on preventing recurrent miscarriages, including … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Motherhood: A Narrative Approach

Becoming a mother changes lives in many ways, and this book explores how women try to make sense of, and narrate their experiences of, first-time motherhood in industrialized society. It charts the social, cultural and moral contours of contemporary motherhood … Continue reading

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Because I Said So: 33 Mothers Write About Children, Sex, Men, Aging, Faith, Race, and Themselves

The challenges facing mothers in the twenty-first century go well beyond tantrum control and potty training. Camille Peri and Kate Moses, the founding editors of’s “Mothers Who Think” column and the subsequent anthology of the same name, have once … Continue reading

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Buddhism for Mothers: A Calm Approach to Caring for Yourself and Your Children

Addressing the often-overlooked spiritual needs of mothers, this book discusses Buddhist teachings as applied to the everyday challenges and stresses of raising children. Offered are ways for mothers to reconnect with their inner selves and become calmer and happier-with the … Continue reading

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Adolescent Pregnancy: Policy and Prevention Services (Springer Series on Social Work)

Univ. of South Carolina College of Social Work, Columbia. Text provides guidelines for developing teen pregnancy prevention programs and practical applications for effective social work intervention. Also addresses such teen problems as alcohol, drug use, early sex and pregnancy, and … Continue reading

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