Mothers are expected to do it all: raise superstar kids, look great, make good salaries, keep an immaculate house, be the perfect wife. In this rallying cry for change, Meg Meeker, M.D., uses her twenty-five years experience as a practicing pediatrician and counselor to show why mothers suffer from the rising pressure to excel and the toll it takes on their emotional, physical, mental, and spiritual health. Complete with an all-new tool kit of wellness tips and exercises, Dr. Meeker's book reveals the 10 most positive and impactful habits of healthy, happy mothers, including
making friends with those who know the meaning of friendship
finding out what money can buy (and what it cannot)
lightening the overload and doing less more often
discovering faith and learning how to trust it
taking some alone time and reviving yourself
By implementing Dr. Meeker's key strategies, you can be happy, hopeful, and can teach your children to be the best they can be and isn t that the most precious reward of motherhood?
Now with wellness tips and exercises
About the Author
Meg Meeker, M.D., practices pediatric and adolescent medicine and counsels teens and parents. Dr. Meeker is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the National Advisory Board of the Medical Institute. A popular speaker on teen issues and frequently heard on radio and television, she lives and works in Traverse City, Michigan, where she shares a medical practice with her husband, Walter. They have four children.
“Offers practical ways to help you let go of ‘mom guilt’ in order to become a happier, healthier person.”—Parent & Child
“A compassionate discussion of the joys of parenthood and the ‘gritty’ nature of love.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Just about any mom, or dad, can find useful wisdom in this book.”—Associated Press