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The manager mom epidemic : how moms got stuck doing everything for their families and what they can do about it / Thomas W. Phelan, PhD.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Allentown Public Library System.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)

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Allentown Public Library 306.874 PHEI (Text) 34455006660662 New Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781492694496
  • ISBN: 1492694495
  • Physical Description: xvii, 249 pages: illustrations; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [229]-231) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Do you feel like the family nag? -- How did we get here? The origins and side effects of manager mom -- How do I get myself back? Tools for escaping manager mom -- Installing a new regime: case studies in time liberation -- Toddlers to teens: designing away the manager mom syndrome.
Summary, etc.:
"The solution to the overload many modern moms feel, The Manager Mom Epidemic shows you how to build a happier family by firing yourself from the "house manager" position and making each member of the family, from your husband to your youngest child, feel responsible for helping make family life run smoothly. Easy-to-understand and accessible for even the most overwhelmed parent, this book focuses on concrete plans and strategies to ensure Mom (or the primary parent) isn't taking on more than her fair share of the burden of common household tasks such as: Childcare Food shopping and preparation Laundry And more! From assigning household chores to giving up emotional labor, this practical and informative book will teach families to find balance and happiness in sharing the work equally"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Mothers > United States.
Families > United States.
Housekeeping > United States.
Work and family > United States.
Child rearing > United States.

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