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Book Title: Joyful Mother of Children: The Magic and Mayhem of Motherhood|
The author of the book: Linda Eyre
Edition: Shadow Mountain
Date of issue: September 1st 2000
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Is it possible to be a joyful mother of children? Is it possible to be a sane mother of children--especially when locked out of the house in your robe while your two- and three-year-old girls sit in the bathtub watching the water run higher and higher?
With a healthy sense of humor, a prayer in your heart, and a solid sense of worth, yes, it is possible, writes author Linda J. Eyre. And she ought to know. A mother of nine herself, Linda Eyre provides valuable insight to the hardest yet most rewarding career of all: motherhood.
'Managing a home and family is no less demanding or time consuming than running a large corporation or pursuing any other career,' she writes. 'The most successful homes are run by mothers who take their careers as seriously as any top executive. However, instead of dealing with making a product profitable, we deal with making profit of human lives.'
This newly revised edition of A Joyful Mother of Children, which includes insight from thirty years of mothering, will add humor, perspective, and a little magic to the lives of mothers in all stages. A special section for mothers of young children offers stress reducers, wise suggestions, and motivational challenges that can make day-to-day mothering easier. Mothers of teenagers and those on the verge of being empty nesters will also find invaluable information about managing after the days of diaper duty and toddler temper tantrums have passed.
The author imparts solid advice on learning to praise children, becoming organized, creating a partnership with one's husband, cherishing the present, and viewing children as individuals. Her fresh, invigorating point of view and common sense will help women find joy as they take a ride full of adventure, action, and risk on the electrifying and sometimes terrifying roller-coaster called motherhood
Linda J. Eyre is a mother of nine, a writer, and a speaker, but she characterizes herself as a learner. She and her husband, Richard, created the Joy School programs employed by thousands across the nation. Their family resides in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Washington, D.C.
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Read information about the authorAs writers, lecturers, and grassroots and media catalysts, Linda and Richard Eyre's mission statement is: FORTIFY FAMILIES by Popularizing Parenting, Validating Values, and Bolstering Balance. Their latest efforts in these directions are their new books, The Happy Family (St. Martins Press,), Empty Nest Parenting (Bookcraft,) and The Book of Nurturing (McGraw Hill,), and their regular appearances on The CBS Early Show.
Linda is a teacher and musician who was named by The National Council of Women as one of America's Six Outstanding Young Women. Largely because of her, the Eyre family was named the Western U. S. "Musical Family of the Year."
Richard and Linda have nine children (one of every kind) and live in Washington, D.C. and Salt Lake City.