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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Contents

Are We Crazy to Want Another Baby?
5
Just How Broke Are We Going to Be
20
Will We Need a Shoehorn to Fit Another Bed?
36
Is It Still Home Sweet Home If Im Never There?
52
Is a Disney Vacation a Childhood Essential?
67
Where Is My Supersuit?
80
Will Bedtime Ever Come?
95
Isnt There a Better Way to Do This?
107
Will Grandma Be Worn Out by Our Brood?
124
What If My Kid Isnt an Honor Student?
141
Why Cant They Be Friends?
158
Will They Know How Special They Are to Me?
176
Never Alone
190
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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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