Stay-at-home Handbook

Stay-at-home Handbook

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Is your "home number" your "work number" too?If you are a stay-at-home parent, you know the workday never really ends. And every day brings both all-too-familiar challenges and unexpected joys. How do you keep it together--physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually?Cheryl Gochnauer's previous book, So You Want to Be a Stay-at-Home Mom, helped parents consider what staying home requires and whether that choice was the best for them and their families. In this new guidebook Gochnauer tackles common--but often difficult--questions and challenges that beset stay-at-home parents:retaining an individual identityfeeling appreciatedviewing childrearing as a valid career choicespending wiselyresisting guiltevaluating work-at-home opportunitieshandling sibling rivalryvolunteering at your child's schoolsucceeding as a stay-at-home dadavoiding the TVgetting help with choressetting a godly examplenurturing your spiritual growthForty-two brief chapters cover a variety of topics and can each be read in about ten minutes. Gochnauer also includes an appendix on networking opportunities for stay-at-home parents and a helpful listing of ministries and organizations that offer parenting resources, services and conferences (all accessible on the Internet).If you are a mom or dad at home part-time or full-time, you'll find immense encouragement--plus practical advice from one who has been there (and still is!)--in Stay-at-Home Handbook.
Publisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : InterVarsity Press, c2002.
ISBN: 9780830823369
0830823360
Branch Call Number: 646.7 Gochnaue 2002
Characteristics: 201 p. :,ill., ;,21 cm.

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