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By Solveig Brown

ISBN-10: 1557789215

ISBN-13: 9781557789211

a superb ebook for lively moms with much on their plate!

In All On One Plate, anthropologist Solveig Brown talks to moms who candidly recognize their vulnerabilities as a father or mother and graciously proportion the issues they do this have made parenting, relationships, paintings, and existence a bit more uncomplicated. Drawing on interviews, surveys, cultural research, and the newest educational study, Brown’s considerate and compassionate exploration of the gamut of parenting reviews offers readers with an enormous source for realizing their very own strategies to matters that each father or mother faces.

“This fantastically written, delicate account of the struggles dealing with American moms is a decision to motion for extra family-friendly public policies.”—Elaine Tyler could, writer of the USA and the tablet and Homeward Bound

“Dr. Brown addresses the problems moms speak about in a clear-eyed and compassionate manner. This well-researched e-book tackles the underlying assumptions of recent day motherhood, and the way we will start to reshape them to provide extra aid for parents.” —Lenore Skenazy, writer of loose diversity children and founding father of the "Free-Range little ones" web publication and Movement

“Parents face many demanding situations in elevating kids to be ok with their our bodies, make healthy nutrition offerings, and interact in stress-free actual activity.... whereas there's a lot suggestion round, Dr. Brown’s booklet merits from her in-depth learn performed with moms who're residing the parenting experience.” —Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, PhD, MPH, RD, Professor and department Head of Epidemiology and group well-being, collage of Minnesota, writer of I’m Like SO fats! aiding Your teenager Make fit offerings approximately consuming and workout in a Weight Obsessed World

“Dr. Brown’s examine asks the entire correct questions…. it truly is an immense contribution to the nationwide conversation.”—Dr. Carla Naumburg, long island instances bestselling writer of Parenting within the current Moment

“This leading edge and well-written booklet …is the easiest learn but on mothering…”—John Ingham, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, college of Minnesota

“In this well-researched examine, Solveig Brown bargains a wide ranging but special photo of the demanding situations that girls face elevating teenagers lower than the thumb of ‘intensive mothering’... The booklet is a source for someone who seeks to appreciate the exigencies of elevating childrens in a media-saturated world.” —Meredith W. Michaels co-author with Susan J. Douglas The Mommy fantasy: The Idealization of girls and the way it has Undermined All Women

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