on November 25, 2002
Cheryl's book is a terrific resource for all stay-at-home parents. The book contains 42 short, power-packed chapters --each one a perfect blend of inspiration and information. Cheryl presents practical tips and suggestions on a wide range of topics, everything from homeschooling to housework to finances to home-based businesses. She shares many anecdotes and stories, drawing from her own experience, as well as the insights of dozens of other stay-at-home moms. Cheryl's approach is real and down to earth. She writes warmth and humor. In making recommendations, she never loses sight of the fact that one size does NOT fit all. She presents her readers with a number of different perspectives and approaches to each issue. The appendix lists more than 20 organizations and online sites that offer support and assistance to stay-at-home parents, including Gochnauer's own website: [...]
on March 21, 2002
Cheryl Gochnauer does it again. Her insight into the life of a stay-at-home mom shines through this book in so many ways. There isn't a facet she doesn't touch on, whether it's finances, helping other moms who are struggling (being their Godsend), keeping your sanity through those long days, school cancellations woes, and overcoming the need to "do it all."
There's a foreword by Dr. Laura Schlessinger that sheds a VERY interesting light on a stay-at-home vs. working-outside-the-home lifestyle.
This book should be on the bookshelf of every parent....