I'm Okay, You're a Brat!: Setting the Priorities Straight and Freeing You From the Guilt and Mad Myths of Parenthood

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St. Martin's Press, Jul 13, 2001 - Family & Relationships - 288 pages
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In this refreshingly honest book, bestselling author Dr. Susan Jeffers breaks the conspiracy of silence, pulling no punches when she details how difficult parenthood can be. With humor and compassion she uncovers the guilt traps set for parents by many child-care experts. She questions the myths and half-truths that make parents feel inadequate and offers valuable survival tools for those whose kids are driving them crazy.
  

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Review: I'm Okay, You're a Brat!: Setting the Priorities Straight and Freeing You From the Guilt and Mad Myths of Parenthood

User Review  - Christine - Goodreads

. For your information, I am someone strongly contemplating the childfree life. I thought this book would reaffirm, and possibly strengthen my desire to not have children. It did...sort of. But it ... Read full review

Review: I'm Okay, You're a Brat!: Setting the Priorities Straight and Freeing You From the Guilt and Mad Myths of Parenthood

User Review  - Juls - Goodreads

This book is affirming no matter what side of the fence you're on. I read it because it was recommended to me by a friend who enjoyed reading it. I didn't go into parenthood with fairy tale ... Read full review

Contents

ITS ABOUT TIME
13
I Want My Life Back
37
Sex and Diapers
69
The Unspeakable Truth About Kids
89
What You Put In Doesnt Necessarily Come Out
109
Down with the GuiltPeddlers
127
The Top Ten Mad Mad Myths
153
The Dangers of FullTime Parenting
179
Theres No Place Like Work
195
SHOULD WE SHOULDNT WE WHY DID
209
So Why DonfWe Do It?
233
AND WHEN ALL IS SAID AND DONE
257
BIBLIOGRAPHY
277
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people move forward in their lives with confidence and love. She is the author of many self-help books including the bestselling Feel the Fear and Do It Anyways and End the Struggle and Dance with Life. She is the mother of two grown children and two grown step-children.

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