The Mother's Guide to Self-Renewal: How to Reclaim, Rejuvenate and Re-Balance Your Life
Nurturing, supportive, and empowering, this year-long guide featuring monthly themes, inspirational stories, and soul-searching exercises, focuses on enhancing balance and emotional well-being in mothers' lives. Recognizing that they are more than their "to do" lists, the guide gives mothers permission to care for and nurture themselves and reconnect with who they are. Soo...more
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Published April 1st 2008 by Balanced Living Press
(first published April 1st 2007)
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I belonged to a mom's group that met monthly as we went through each chapter of this book. It was a great experience of self-reflection and just generally taking time for myself after engrossing myself with my kids for a number of years. The author provides great wisdom that will ultimately help women become healthier moms by taking care of their needs and keeping the "big picture" in focus. It could be read without the benefit of group discussion but having a even one or two other moms join in...more
A very good self-guided book on how to find your true self again instead of being swallowed up in being a "mom". It's written in a format to use for a small group of women to meet monthly- there isn't a group organized where I live, but maybe sometime in the future I'll start one!
Dec 28, 2011 Michelle rated it 5 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Recommends it for: exhausted moms
For moms who are exhausted and burned out, who need more time for themselves but don't know how to go about it. This book helped me realize and believe that I deserve and *need* to take care of myself, as well as how to actually put it in practice (so hard to do!).