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How to Avoid the Mommy Trap: A Roadmap for Sharing Parenting and Making It Work

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Typically, when a woman thinks about getting pregnant, she considers whether to give up or cut back on her career or use daycare or a nanny. Now families have another alternative - mothers and fathers can share family responsibilities.Having made almost every pre-baby planning mistake that exists, when Julie Shields became a mother, she did the same thing most other new ...more
Paperback, 238 pages
Published November 1st 2003 by Capital Books (VA) (first published 2002)
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Brittany Seyb
Jun 29, 2015 Brittany Seyb rated it liked it
Maybe if I hadn't already been married for four years and on my third kid this would have worked better for me. I just have to say from my experience be flexible because you can plan and plan until the cows come home but once you have a baby those plans will likely fly out the window. I live inside the mommy trap and while it can be frustrating at times it's partially a necessity with my husbands and my career field.
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In retrospect, none of this is a revelation, but it was to me at the time, hence the rating. It really shook up some preconceived notions and sparked wonderful conversation and planning with Ryan before the birth of our daughter.
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