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Dispatches from a Not-So-Perfect Life: Or…

Dispatches from a Not-So-Perfect Life: Or How I Learned to Love the House,…

by Faulkner Fox

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Faulkner Fox talks very frankly about equality in parenthood. she's funny, but she has an edge and motherhood was not an easy path for her. .... like most of us!

I interviewed her in 2006. ( )
  Mayflowerchildren | Sep 12, 2011 |
Faulkner Fox has it all---a home, a jobshe loves, a husband she adores, and two delightful sons. Yet,somehow, she feels a disquieting sense of unhappiness. This book isher attempt to come to terms with her feelings about motherhood amida culture that promotes not only selfless devotion to one's childrenbut also the ambitious strivings of modern women.Though my own baby-steeped days have now passed, I can clearlyremember my own angst during those difficult early years at home. Foxdoes a good job of trying to figure out the why, why, why of herunhappiness while at the same time reminding us all of thesimultaneous bubbly joy of spending time with the fascinating littlebeings our children often are. I'd recommend this for all moms, pastand present. ( )
  debnance | Jan 29, 2010 |
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In a look at motherhood and modern life, the author irreverently examines efforts to deal with housework, childcare, career ambition, sleep deprivation, romance, and unrealistic expectations about life.

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