Ever felt like you're banging your head against a brick wall? Do you sometimes wish your children would take you more seriously and that you had more time, patience and energy to be the mother you want to be? If you'd love a calm house, you're not alone, and this book is packed full of jargon-free, common-sense techniques, tools and ideas that'll turn you from manic to magnificent in just 7 weeks. Allison shows you how to: • be the mother you want your children to have • increase your patience and lower agitation • make you and your children feel magnificent about themselves • get children to listen and do what they're told (yes, it's possible!) • create a calm, happy household find time to enjoy your little darlings! With only seven chapters to read over seven weeks, this book is easily digestible and full of tasty little nuggets of wisdom.
While the seemingly perfect celebrities in glossy magazines may make juggling family life with a career look effortless, the reality is that reaching equilibrium without going insane requires support and some excellent advice! Mothers Work! dissects and discusses the burning issues playing on these mothers' minds, with a warm, encouraging voice that nudges women to be proactive and gently draws mums away from the pressure of perfection. Jessica shows us that 'it's good to be good enough' and explains how to do it! This book will help you to: know your ideal work scenario; keep in touch and ask for what you want; see your family as a team; find childcare that fits your family; get a grip on guilt; go for 'good enough' at home; get organised for a smooth return; do what it takes to thrive.
Offers guidance for parents on how to select the most compatible activities for their children, prepare for cost and time commitments, avoid over-scheduling and burnout, and handle negative child attitudes.
The first ever-comprehensive guide to musical theatre recordings, this book covers the entire history of musical theatre. From Jerome Kern and the Gershwins to Bernstein and Sondheim, here are capsule reviews and ratings of more than 400 theatre recordings of the past 60 years. Organized alphabetically, each listing contains background information on the show, cast information, record label, catalogue number, whether the recording is currently in print, and an overall rating of one to five stars.
Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.