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"Mothers Need Time-Outs, Too is breaking new ground for mothers everywhere. It stands the motherhood-as-sacrifice model on its head. The result is healthier moms and healthier families. Bravo!”
--Christiane Northrup, bestselling author of Mother-Daughter Wisdom, The Wisdom of Menopause, and Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom
"What a powerful book! Each and every day in my practice, I see mothers worn out from neglecting themselves. This book offers them thoughtful and exciting new ideas on how to thrive during this stage of life, not just survive.”
--Dr. Richard Dupee, contributing doctor to "Today"
“For today's mothers, who are often swimming in--and sometimes drowning in--a vast sea of demands and responsibilities, this book is a life raft.”
--Abby Seixas, author of Finding the Deep River Within: A Woman's Guide to Recovering Balance and Meaning in Everyday Life
"The authors give us both a fresh look at society's unrealistic expectations for mothers and new tools to fix the problems those expectations can cause.”
--Kate Kellogg, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Management, MIT
Susan Callahan, Anne Nolen, and Katrin Schumann are friends and mothers who live and work in the Boston area. Among them, they have ten kids and more than thirty-five years of experience raising children. They represent a range of parenting lifestyles, from stay-at-home mom to mom with a full-time career.
Besides recommending it to all my friends, I am going to suggest that my mom read it also!
And ultimately, reading this book affirms that me-time for moms isn't a bad thing - on the contrary, it makes us feel good, and helps us be better moms and wives.
I loved this book because it offers sound and realistic advice FOR real moms FROM real moms.
I have not read the book yet but it arrived in poor quality and I bought them as holiday gifts. They look like they have been run over by a car and I'm embarrassed to give them... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Andrea Potts
The person I purchased this from was great! The book was delivered so quickly. And the book looked exactly as it was described in the post. Read morePublished on April 23, 2011 by sweetirishleo7
For Mothers who work over 50 hours and still need to come home to small childern and husband and a mother in lawPublished on May 14, 2009 by D. C. Romero
Okay, this book is just worth having for the adorable cover art. What mom doesn't need and deserve bath time alone? Read morePublished on March 11, 2009 by Kimberley Clayton Blaine, MA, MFT
I enjoyed this book very much. It was insightful and provided information that any mother could implement immediately. There is alot to like about this book. Read morePublished on June 17, 2008 by Mia Redrick
This book is right up my alley. With a subtitle, "It's Good To Be A Little Selfish", this is the book I have been waiting for. Read morePublished on June 6, 2008 by Claudine Wolk
I read this book over a weekend and loved it! Even though I'm not a mom yet, I'm starting to look for parenting books in preparation of the eventuality of it. Read morePublished on April 23, 2008 by C. Romero
I'm from the generation when women were convinced that we could do-it-all, and do-it-all to perfection. Read morePublished on April 17, 2008 by Sharon K. Couto
I got a copy of Mothers Need Time-Outs, Too on a Friday morning and had it finished Saturday afternoon. Even with 3 kids under 4 and pregnant with my 4th, I couldn't put it down. Read morePublished on April 17, 2008 by Audrey McClelland