Synopses & Reviews
Friendship. Simplicity. Love. Value. Faith. Solitude. Money. Fear. Hope. Purpose. Dr. Meg Meeker has seen mothers struggle with these ten issues for the past twenty-five years, and she has also learned how to help them live less stressful, happier, more fulfilling lives. The Ten Habits of Happy Mothers will show women how to reduce loneliness, anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem by inspiring women to embrace more positive emotions and habits. Using inspirational stories and specific action plans, Dr. Meeker shows mothers how to live more simply, spend time in solitude, understand their value as mothers, embrace healthy friendships, confront their fears, seek hope, find their spiritual center, reconcile their relationships with money, and learn to live boldly and deliberately.
"A compassionate discussion of the joys of parenthood and the 'gritty' nature of love." ---Kirkus
"While parenting books abound, few focus on the mother's well-being, so Meeker's book will be welcomed." ---Booklist
The biggest book yet from Dr. Meg Meeker, the author of the hit Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters, focuses on the author's years of expertise with mothers and what she's learned about creating new, healthy emotional habits that will vastly improve women's lives.
About the Author
Meg Meeker, M.D., has spent more than twenty years practicing pediatric and adolescent medicine. She is the author of several books, including the bestselling Strong Fathers/Strong Daughters: Ten Secrets Every Father Should Know; Boys Should Be Boys; and Your Kids At Risk. She is also a popular speaker on teen issues and is frequently heard on nationally syndicated radio and television programs. Meg lives in northern Michigan with her husband and four children. Karen White has been narrating and directing audiobooks for more than a dozen years and has well over one hundred books to her credit. Honored to be included among AudioFile's Best Voices 2010 and 2011, she is also an Audie Award finalist and Best Audiobook of the Year winner and has earned multiple AudioFile Earphones Awards for narration and direction.Publishers Weekly says of Karen's narration of Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick, "Karen White delivers a stunning reading, her character interpretations are confident and well-rounded, and she forges a strong bond with the audience."Speaking of Audiobooks says, "Karen is one of my auto-buy narrators-if I think a book may interest me, her narration will sway me to give it a try."