The Mother's Guide to the Meaning of Life: What Being a Mom Has Taught Me About Resiliency, Guilt, Acceptance, and Love
by Amy Krouse Rosenthal (Goodreads Author)
"Mother" may be the most underappreciated job title of all time, as any woman who has raised children can confirm. Amy Krouse Rosenthal, proud mother of three, can certainly attest to that fact, which is why she has chosen to compile a "scrapbook" of the kinds of things any disheartened or overwhelmed mother needs to hear. She provides encouragement for women who want to s...more
Paperback, 136 pages
Published May 1st 2009 by Skyhorse Publishing
(first published March 15th 2009)
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I'm such a huge fan of her picture books and lots of that humor and sensibility is here too. I just wish I'd read the book much earlier. I think I'd have got more out of this book when my own boys were a little younger but I like how she includes passages from other moms with older children too. Somehow I think the 2009 date is not the original publishing date - it already feels just a bit dated with Palm Pilot jokes,etc. So many of us have become even more distracted by our devices than she cau...more
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