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Phelan, Thomas W.

Summary: "The solution to the overload many modern moms feel, The Manager Mom Epidemic shows you how to build a happier family by firing yourself from the 'house manager' position and making each member of the family, from your husband to your youngest child, feel responsible for helping make family life run smoothly. Easy-to-understand and accessible for even the most overwhelmed parent, this book...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.874 PHE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.874 PHE

Westervelt, Amy

Summary: Examines the history of American ideas about motherhood, how those ideas have impacted all women whether or not they have children, and calls for changes in workplace policies, cultural norms, and personal attitudes about motherhood.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.874 WES

Kossek, Ellen Ernst.

Contents: Are you the CEO of your working life? -- Knowing your flexstyle -- Weighing the trade-offs -- Trade-offs of using flexibility for higher work-life integration -- Tradeoffs of compartmentalizing work and personal life -- Trade-offs of volleying between work and family -- Changes everyone can make to improve quality of life -- Tailoring change to your particular flexstyle -- Negotiating a new...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wharton School Pub. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.1 KOS

Summary: In 1931, the rains stopped. Soon, blinding black dirt swept across the southern plains of America. Acres of crops withered and died as over-plowing created conditions for disaster: tiny dust particles invading food, water, and the lungs of millions of animals and people alike. Less well-known than those who sought refuge in California—typified by the Joad family in John Steinbeck's “The Grapes...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Mundy, Liza

Summary: A revolution is under way. Within a generation, more households will be supported by women than by men. Journalist Liza Mundy takes us to the frontier of this new economic order: she shows us why this flip is inevitable, what painful adjustments will have to be made along the way, and how both men and women will feel surprisingly liberated in the end. Couples today are debating who must assume...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 MUN

Medini, Shari

Summary: "Parenting experts Karissa Tunis and Shari Medini share actionable tips, heartfelt insight, and planning strategies to help you enjoy your own parenting journey while working from home. Building on the authors' own experiences and the most common challenges they hear parents voicing today, Parenting While Working from Home encourages parents to make intentional changes that will result in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2021

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Searcey, Dionne

Summary: "In 2015, Dionne Searcey was covering the economy for The New York Times, living in Brooklyn with her husband and three young children. Saddled with the demands of a dual-career household and motherhood in an urban setting, her life was in a rut. She decided to pursue a job as the paper's West Africa bureau chief, landing with her family in Dakar, Senegal, where she found their lives turned...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SEARCEY, DIONNE SEA

Morgan, Hal.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1991

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