Table of contents for Real moms : exploding the myths of motherhood / Elisa Morgan, Carol Kuykendall.


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02 Acknowledgments 9
Real Moms 11
Introduction:The Myths of Motherhood 13
Part 1:Myths about Me
Chapter 1.Real Me Mom
Real Moms Know and Accept Who They Are 23
Chapter 2.Perma-Guilt Mom
Real Moms Feel Guilty 36
Chapter 3.Monster Mom
Real Moms Get Angry 47
Chapter 4.Please Everyone Mom
Real Moms Can't Fix Everyone and Everything 58
Chapter 5.Lookin ' Good Enough Mom
Real Moms Struggle with Their Looks 69
Chapter 6.Viagra Mom
Real Moms Aren't Always in the Mood for Sex 81
Part 2:Myths about Mothering
Chapter 7.Doin ' My Best Mom
Real Moms Aren't Perfect and Don't Have Perfect Children 95
Chapter 8.Mommy Wars Mom
Real Moms Like Their Way Best 104
Chapter 9.S.O.S.Mom
Real Moms Need Help 114
Chapter 10.Busy Mom
Real Moms Have Too Much to Do 125
Chapter 11.Worry-Some Mom
Real Moms Worry about Their Kids 136
Chapter 12.Control Freak Mom
Real Moms Can't Control How Their Kids Turn Out 148
Part 3:Myths about More Than Mothering
Chapter 13.Truth Is Our Friend Mom
Real Moms Know the Truth Is Scary and Can Hurt 161
Chapter 14.Soul Mom
Real Moms Are More Than Moms 169
Chapter 15.Forever Mom
Real Moms Know Mothering Gets Different, Not Easier 178
Conclusion:Get Real!187
Notes 189


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Mothers -- Religious life.
Motherhood -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Motherhood in popular culture -- United States.