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Things Good Mothers Know: A Celebration

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In this warm and wise book, Alexandra Stoddard not only celebrates what mothers know—and what we would like them to know—she encourages them to attend to their own happiness in the quest to become better mothers. Raising a good child to become a good person begins with a mother's own inner transformation. Don't think if you are a good mother you will automatically be ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published February 10th 2009 by William Morrow (first published January 29th 2009)
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This book celebrates mothers by reminding them to take care of themselves first and giving practical advice to help them find peace and happiness. Many encouraging gems of wisdom to uplift and support women who are moms and grandmothers.

Reminder for me--Buddha's Noble Eightfold path
1/ right view: believe in the law of cause and effect and do not be deceived by appearances and desires
2/ right intention: do not be greedy, do not be angry, and do no harmful deed
3/ right speech: avoid lying words,
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ALEXANDRA STODDARD is a philosopher of contemporary living and author of many best selling books, including the classic Living a Beautiful Life: 500 Ways to Add Elegance, Order, Beauty and Joy to Every Day of Your Life, Choosing Happiness: Keys to a Joyful Life, Things I Want My Daughters to Know: A Small Book About the Big Issues in Life, and You Are Your Choices: 50 Ways to Live the Good Life. ...more
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