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This was exactly the book I have been looking for ever since I became a mother. Unlike any other book I have read about motherhood (and I've read many! Read morePublished 18 months ago by Yael Schonbrun
Daphne de Marneffe has written a wonderfully moving book. With her distinctly warm and engaging voice, the author embraces both feminism and motherhood with equal respect. Read morePublished on November 13, 2013 by Amy Kaufman Burk
I had high hopes for this book because of the reviews but I found it very underwhelming. There was very little covered in the book that I could learn from. Read morePublished on September 25, 2013 by naheed choudhry
Excellent. The problem modern women women faces is not the right to work but the right to mother. Whether being expected to return to work only weeks after a child's birth or being... Read morePublished on September 22, 2012 by nuriddeen
This book helped me acknowledge and follow my desire to raise my young son full-time - it was a freeing and affirming read as a new mother.Published on March 24, 2012 by J. Brown
I very rarely write book reviews but am compelled to review this book. I almost don't have words to describe what comfort this book is to me. Read morePublished on January 3, 2012 by S. George
is just an EXCEPTIONAL book on womanhood and what it means to be (or not to be) a mother. candid. insightful. refreshing. explorative. well-written. it has everything. Read morePublished on September 15, 2009 by summer wind
As a mother of ten grown children who often turn to me for child-rearing advice, I find myself more and more often referring them to deMarneffe's book. Her credentials (Ph.D. Read morePublished on September 4, 2007 by Virginia E. Tranel
I've read a lot of books on motherhood and parenting and this is by far the best. She carefully, methodically explodes the old cliches about motherhood and offers a hopeful,... Read morePublished on July 2, 2005 by madge