A Sane Woman's Guide to Raising a Large Family

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Gibbs Smith, Sep 1, 2009 - Family & Relationships
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A SANE WOMAN'S GUIDE TO RAISING A LARGE FAMILY is written from the practical, experienced perspective of a mother of ten and has thoughtful, helpful answers to important questions, such as:
Can a mother meet the needs of multiple children without drowning in sheer neediness?
How can a moderate income stretch to include more children?
How can you make space in your home work for you?
What are some ideas for handling mountains of laundry?
How can you preserve time for yourself and your marriage?
How can you manage multiple children and their activities?

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User Review  - Susan.E.A.C.2009 - LibraryThing

A nice, short read and very affirming to those choosing to raise a larger than average family. Read full review

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Are We Crazy to Want Another Baby?
Just How Broke Are We Going to Be
Will We Need a Shoehorn to Fit Another Bed?
Is It Still Home Sweet Home If Im Never There?
Is a Disney Vacation a Childhood Essential?
Where Is My Supersuit?
Will Bedtime Ever Come?
Isnt There a Better Way to Do This?
Will Grandma Be Worn Out by Our Brood?
What If My Kid Isnt an Honor Student?
Why Cant They Be Friends?
Will They Know How Special They Are to Me?
Never Alone

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About the author (2009)

Mary Ostyn is founder of Owlhaven (http://owlhaven.wordpress.com), a hugely popular place to share parenting tips and funny mothering moments. She has been published in Chicken Soup for the Expectant Mother's Soul, and in several magazines, including Christian Parenting Today, Adoption Today, and Adoptive Families.

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