Mothers Work!: How to Get a Grip on Guilt and Make a Smooth Return to Work

Mothers Work!: How to Get a Grip on Guilt and Make a Smooth Return to Work

by JessicaChivers (Author)


While the seemingly perfect celebrities in glossy magazines may make juggling family life with a career look effortless, the reality is that reaching equilibrium without going insane requires support and some excellent advice! Mothers Work! dissects and discusses the burning issues playing on these mothers' minds, with a warm, encouraging voice that nudges women to be proactive and gently draws mums away from the pressure of perfection. Jessica shows us that 'it's good to be good enough' and explains how to do it! This book will help you to: . know your ideal work scenario . keep in touch and ask for what you want . see your family as a team . find childcare that fits your family . get a grip on guilt . go for 'good enough' at home . get organised for a smooth return . do what it takes to thrive.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Publisher: Hay House UK
Published: 06 Jun 2011

ISBN 10: 1848503199
ISBN 13: 9781848503199
Book Overview: Filled with the voices of real women, this book is a practical and positive read aimed at women transitioning from full-time mother to mother and worker.

Media Reviews
Just the ticket for those facing the perennial motherhood question of how to make work, work. -- Allison Mitchell, author of Time Management for Manic Mums Smart, warm and incredibly well-researched. This is THE book employers should be giving all their women returners. -- Professor Karen Pine, Professor of Psychology, University of Hertfordshire, and author of Sheconomics Jessica Chivers has done working mothers everywhere a favour by helping them get in touch with their G-spot. We're talking guilt (what were YOU talking about?) If you're thinking of returning to work, or are already there but tired of feeling frazzled, this book can help you get a grip. -- Justine Roberts, Founder, Mumsnet Jessica Chivers is the perfect ally for a new mother who is pondering whether and how to go back to work. Her chatty style, empathy and wealth of anecdotes make this an easy read as well as a rich source of valuable advice. -- Octavius Black, CEO, The Mind Gym From the Everest of ironing to the lack of quality time with the children, every working mother has G spots (that's guilt spots) aplenty. So how best to negotiate the home-office tug-of-war? Jessica Chivers sets out simple strategies to help ease the pressure - and keep you sane. Mail On Sunday You Magazine
Author Bio
Jessica Chivers, The Thinking Woman's Coach, works with women from all backgrounds to help them achieve what's important to them. She has a weekly column in Look magazine, and also regularly appears in publications such as She, Zest and Prima Mother & Baby.