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Finding Your Inner Mama: Women Reflect on the Challenges and Rewards of Motherhood

Publisher: Shambhala
BISAC/Subject: SEL016000, BIO022000, FAM032000
ISBN: 9780834824072, Related ISBNs: 0834824078, 1590304233, 9780834824072, 9781590304235
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 272,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Motherhood can be one of the most intense and transformative experiences of a woman's life. While there are many books that offer the "do's and don'ts" of effective parenting, few offer guidance on navigating the tumultuous inner experience of being a mother, with all its joy, pain, change, and uncertainty. This collection of writing by psychologists, poets, novelists, spiritual teachers, and everyday moms explores the rich, transformative journey of motherhood.

   • Poet and novelist Louise Erdrich captures the sheer wonder and awe of early motherhood.
   • Self-described "hip momma" Ariel Gore reflects on the challenges of dealing with her daughter's adolescent rebellion.
   • Journalist Joan Peters highlights the rise of the "Power Mom" and the risks of overparenting to our children and ourselves.
   • Zen teacher Cheri Huber shares a spiritual perspective: sometimes it's us parents who need a "time out" so that we can be more fully present and loving with our children.

Previously published under the title Your Children Will Raise You.
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