Since Mother’s Day was on Sunday, I’d love to share a book with you that is perfect for moms! Obviously, I am not a mom. However, I have friends who are moms or pregnant and I do hope to be one someday in the far future. Haha! So, I thought it would be nice to read this book to see if I could get any tips from it for the future. Plus, I thought it would be nice to have on hand when I do finally spawn. 😀 It’s called Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff for Moms.
I love that this book has so many short sections. I considered saying chapters, but they are so short they are more like sections to me. There are 100 of them spanning 326 pages. So, as you can see, each one goes over only a few pages. Each one features a neat story from either the author (Kristine Carlson who is also the author of the book Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff for Women) or her friends. So, you know that each topic is inspired by real life moments and you can actually use the hints provided. Some of my favorite sections include: When All Else Fails, Laugh, Go Ahead and Have a Good Cry, Emotional Intelligence is Important, and It’s Not Your Essay to Write. I also appreciated the list of helpful websites, organizations, and books in the back of this book.
I feel that this book should be read when appropriate. Meaning, I wouldn’t sit down and try to read it all at once. I believe it would be best to read a little (perhaps just a section or two) at a time to really think about things and let stuff sink in fully. I also would think that it would be perfect to read a section when something happens to you or your child and you aren’t sure how to handle it best. There is so much information in the book that I wouldn’t want anyone to miss something helpful. This is definitely a great book, and not just for new or young mothers since it covers so many topics.
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