What Happy Working Mothers Know

Author: Cathy L. Greenberg, Ph.D
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470531584
Size: 15.86 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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A fact-based and proven approach to help working mothers rediscover happiness as they balance their duties at home and work Science and sociology have made great strides in understanding what makes us happy and how we achieve it. For working mothers who face endless demands on their time and attention, What Happy Working Mothers Know provides scientifically proven and practical ways to find the right balance and replace stress with happiness. Written by a behavioral scientist and global leadership guru, and an international lawyer and career coach, this mom-friendly guide offers practical tactics that truly work. The demands of juggling work and home lead many women to try to do everything and be everything to everyone. In the effort to be Superwoman, many women lose sight of what makes them happy and they fail to realize how important their happiness is to being a good worker and a good mother. The key to being your best at everything you do is to take care of your happiness the way you take care of your health, through conscious choices every day. You’ll learn to overcome obstacles, apply lessons learned at work to your motherhood skills, and learn lessons from your children that you can apply at work. Includes interactive activities that illustrate important lessons in the book Shows you how to use positive psychology to shift from a scarcity mentality to an abundance mentality for workplace success Helps you tap into your own sense of joy every day for your own happiness and the happiness of those around you Science-based and packed with real case studies of real working moms Written by authors with impeccable qualifications and real-world experience Many moms raise great kids and achieve the professional success they desire and deserve, but if they aren’t happy, what’s the point? This book doesn’t show you how to have it all, but how to have all the things that really matter.

Nursing Mother Working Mother

Author: Gale Pryor
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 9781458763914
Size: 11.26 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Essential reading for any woman who seeks to combine the roles of nursing mother and working mother. - William Sears, M.D., and Martha Sears, R.N., best-selling authors of The Baby Book A return to work doesn't have to mean the end of breastfeeding. In fact, continuing to nurse her baby is the working mom's best strategy for blending both sides of her life into a new and satisfying whole. In this fully updated edition of Nursing Mother, Working Mother, Gale Pryor and Kathleen Huggins provide essential advice on: Getting breastfeeding off to a good start; Pumping and storing breast milk; Establishing a pumping and feeding routine; Negotiating with an employer for private pumping space; Finding supportive child care; The legal rights of employees with regard to breastfeeding Praise for the first edition of Nursing Mother, Working Mother: ''A how-to book from a mother who herself has accomplished the difficult but rewarding combination of working and nursing.''

My Working Mom

Author: Peter Glassman
Publisher: Harper Trophy
ISBN: 0064410331
Size: 13.28 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Although she sometimes resents her mother's work as a witch, a young girl decides to keep her mother just the way she is, in a perfect-for-Halloween tale about the ups and downs of having a working parent. Reprint.

My Mother My Mentor

Author: Pamela F. Lenehan
Publisher: Archway Publishing
ISBN: 9781480821521
Size: 18.24 MB
Format: PDF
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This book will give working mothers the confidence that they can pursue a career while raising healthy, successful children. In My Mother, My Mentor: What Grown Children of Working Mothers Want You to Know, author Pamela F. Lenehan combines stories and research on children of working mothers. Using interviews and an independent survey, Lenehan delves into the recollections of the mothers and now-grown children to understand what worked well and what issues working mothers need to consider. These narratives also illustrate what the mothers and children thought about the best ways to spend their time together. In My Mother, My Mentor working mothers and their grown children relate their different views of what success means to them. The data show that the children of working mothers graduate from college, are employed, in committed relationships, have children, and are just as happy as children whose mothers stayed at home. Useful and informational, My Mother, My Mentor communicates that not only did the children of working mothers survive having a working mother, they thrived in an environment where mothers provided their children a strong work ethic, taught them resilience, and continued as a sounding board long into adulthood.