EXCERPT FROM CATALOG: Motherhood has been sliced and diced, reviewed and dissected. Yet I find myself writing to and speaking with hundreds of thousands of women a year a large percentage being mothers and being struck time and time again by consistent mothering tales of feeling out of control, ineffective, and more often than not, under the embarrassing thumb of a precocious toddler, headstrong preschooler, increasingly mouthy grade-schooler, or junior high know-it-all. Sometimes all four.
“Julie knows exactly what kids need love and limits and she demonstrates how to deliver both with ten no-nonsense principles that really work.” Dr. Kevin Leman, author of Making Children Mind without Losing Yours As a mom, you get a lot of advice. TV shows, magazines, friends, your own mother (and mother-in-law) are all telling you the best way to raise your kids. But all of this well-meaning counsel can paralyze you. Julie Barnhill says, “Enough already!” Unapologetically raucous and refreshingly relevant, One Tough Mother gives you ten nonnegotiable ways to stand firm and be the mom. With a sharp wit, Julie offers you a dose of reality and a way to calm your fears about raising children. She shows you how to :
• take joy in your child
• say no like you mean it
• stop overanalyzing every tiny detail
• communicate truthfully and effectively with your child
• save yourself from scrapbooking madness
• and more You can be confident, loving, and in charge.
Are you ready to become one tough mother? Julie Ann Barnhill is a popular speaker and the bestselling author of She’s Gonna Blow! Real Help for Moms Dealing with Anger, as well as several other popular books that tap into the “everyday themes of everyday people.” She has appeared on Oprah, NBC’s The Other Half, CNN, and other national and regional programs. She lives in Illinois with her family. –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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