Maternity: Real Stories of Motherhood

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Allen & Unwin, 2006 - 221 páginas
Discussing all of the different facets of motherhood, this work deals with issues of identity to in-laws, working, relationships, health, safety, housework, schooling and all those tricky questions children ask.

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Contents
13
Over the hump
25
Marriage and mates
41
Inlaws and outlaws
61
In the mix
79
Boys and girls
95
Telling the truth
111
Playing it safe
129
Picture of health
145
Too cool for school
161
Household affairs
181
Working for a living
195
Index
215
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Página 29 - Co the bride and groomChere are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other wings.
Página 51 - The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Página 79 - If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
Página 110 - You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you do not trust enough.
Página 124 - Making the decision to have a child — it's momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.
Página 111 - If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.
Página 94 - Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
Página 66 - One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
Página 195 - I HAVE YET TO HEAR A MAN ASK FOR ADVICE ON HOW TO COMBINE MARRIAGE AND A CAREER SO MANY MEN, SO FEW WHO CAN AFFORD ME COFFEE, CHOCOLATE, MEN.

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