The frazzled factor: relief for working moms

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Thomas Nelson Inc, Dec 15, 2004 - Business & Economics - 207 pages
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According to AFLCIO statistics, seven out of ten working mothers work more than forty hours a week for their employers. But what about the hours spent juggling baseballs, soccer balls, meatballs and cotton balls? Written for the frenetic working mother, authors Karol Ladd and Jane Jarrell introduce seven simple steps designed to take the frazzled mom from feelings of guilt to the freedom of grace. Presented in a concise format with easily-skimmed graphics, encouraging quotes, and revitalizing scriptures, these tips can easily be slipped into daily routines restoring sanity to overscheduled, chaotic lives.Working mothers themselves, the authors have made a practice of sharing their creative, positive parenting perspectives through their work with Mothers of Pre-Schoolers (MOPS), in magazine columns, as well as radio and television appearances. They plan to incorporate The Frazzled Factor into their "Lunchable" seminars and "Sanity Saturdays" aimed at other working moms.

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Contents

The Parent Factor
25
The Relationship Factor
57
The Business Factor
91
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About the author (2004)

Karol Ladd shares innovative and purposeful principles to help women build on their unique and God-given potential. A gifted communicator and dynamic leader, Karol is founder and president of Positive Life Principles Inc., a resource company offering strategies for success at home and work. Her vivacious personality and creative ideas make her a popular speaker for women's groups, mothers' organizations, church groups and corporate events. She is the co-founder of a character-building club for young girls called USA Sonshine Girls and serves on several educational boards. She is also a frequent guest on radio and TV programs. Karol and her husband, Curt, reside in Dallas, Texas, with their two daughters, Grace and Joy.

Jane Jarrell, a forty-plus mother of a daughter in elementary schoo, is apopular Christian radio, TV, and conference speaker. She has authored eleven books.