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7 Myths of Working Mothers Why Children and (Most) Careers Just Don't Mix Suzanne Venker foreword by Dr. Laura Schlessinger Hardcover, 208 pages, 6 x 9, with notes ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published December 23rd 2008 by Spence Publishing Company (first published 2004)
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Kelsey
I've needed to hear this book's overall message: being a mother matters.

Much of western society takes a look at motherhood and simply thinks it's too much to handle. It's absolutely true that it would be easier to go to work than take on motherhood at home. My faith encourages large happy families, and yet, the prevailing messages coming from multiple directions not only supports going back to work after having children it encourages it.

Society's messages are overwhelmingly in favor of living l
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Amy Hawkins
I was a mom that for years justified my going to work by saying, 'I was a better mom for going to work 9 hours a day.' But my heart always wanted to be with my kids. It wasn't until my oldest child turned 14 and registered for high school that I realized it was just a lie. Our family requires a father to lead and a mother to stand by his side every step of the way and Mrs. Venker does an excellent job articulating just why that is!!
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This is bullshit.

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