Sunday, May 31, 2009

In Praise of Stay-at-Home Moms

Book Description (from the HarperCollins website)

They number in the millions and they are incredibly important to families and to our society, yet they are underappreciated, little respected, and even controversial.

Who are they?

They are the stay-at-home moms.

These are women who know in their hearts that staying home to raise their children is the right choice for the whole family. Some do it from the outset of their marriages, while others make the difficult transition from career-driven women to homemakers. Either way, it is a choice that is incredibly rich and rewarding, not to mention challenging.

Now Dr. Laura, building on principles developed during her long career as a licensed marriage and family therapist, provides a wealth of advice and support, as well as compassion and inspiration, to women as they navigate the wonders and struggles of being stay-at-home moms.

Learn how:

  • to hold your head high and deal with naysayers;
  • to see the benefits of being home not only for your children but also for your marriage;
  • to understand the changes you see in yourself;
  • to realize that the sacrifices you endure now will make for lasting bonds and a stronger family, in addition to a more cohesive community.

In Praise of Stay-at-Home Moms is a special book, a profound and unique understanding of how important it is for mothers to raise their own children.


Well, as a stay-at-home-mom I think this book is brilliant! It was really very nice to read something so positive about being at home. Dr. Laura echoed many of my same opinions and I really appreciated her honesty in stating her opinion. I found it very uplifting and an all-around enjoyable read. In Praise of Stay-at-Home Moms is easy to read and kept my interest from start to finish. I definitely recommend this book!

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