In her reassuring and hilarious report on being a mother in today's hectic world, Linda honestly describes not only the vital importance and magnificent moments of motherhood, but also those days when mothers feel they are living in a Roadrunner cartoon that never ends. She shares her own experiences with managing unmanageable schedules, coping with mealtime chaos, trying to find time for herself, and the sometimes desperate measures and compromises that are necessary to get it all done (and even then, not always). Whether offering advice on streamlining your life, coping with the martyr syndrome, or ignoring the outrageous demands of toddlers and teens with serenity and grace (or not), Linda Eyre speaks with the voice of experience.
I bought this based on the average of five star reviews but I ended up skimming it. It's a bit dated (who leaves their kids in the car anymore while they run into the post office... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Ann
I loved this book! I am a mother of six energetic kids and I occasionally have moments of being overwhelmed. This book is a breath of fresh air! Read morePublished on January 30, 2013 by Tami
I have really enjoyed reading this book! It helps me to remember that life's chaos is normal, and even worth laughing at. Definitely worth the money!Published on January 29, 2012 by Happy Mom
This was a great book. Linda Eyre shared her experiences as a mother and how she discovered things along the way. Her life is not perfect just like everyone else. Read morePublished on July 24, 2010 by mommak
This book, written 10 years ago (!!!) and read by me only yesterday is in my eyes like a classic movie that is always entertaining, transcends time and full of so much that you... Read morePublished on April 8, 2006 by Erica D. House