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By Solveig Brown

ISBN-10: 1557789215

ISBN-13: 9781557789211

a good publication 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 guardian and graciously percentage the issues they do this have made parenting, relationships, paintings, and existence a bit more uncomplicated. Drawing on interviews, surveys, cultural research, and the most recent educational study, Brown’s considerate and compassionate exploration of the gamut of parenting studies offers readers with an enormous source for knowing their very own options to matters that each mum or dad faces.

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

“Dr. Brown addresses the problems moms speak about in a clear-eyed and compassionate manner. This well-researched ebook tackles the underlying assumptions of contemporary day motherhood, and the way we will start to reshape them to provide extra aid for parents.” —Lenore Skenazy, writer of unfastened diversity childrens and founding father of the "Free-Range childrens" weblog and Movement

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

“Dr. Brown’s study asks the entire correct questions…. it truly is a major contribution to the nationwide conversation.”—Dr. Carla Naumburg, big apple instances bestselling writer of Parenting within the current Moment

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

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

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