This Is Not How I Thought It Would Be : Remodeling Motherhood to Get the Lives We Want Today

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  • Edition: Original
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-10-06
  • Publisher: Berkley Trade
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When Kristin Maschka asked her husband to make their daughter a waffle one busy morning, the results were tears and recriminations. He had put the toaster waffle...into the toaster. Kristin scolded her husband, "Of course she won't eat that. It's crunchy!"

Author Biography

Kristin Maschka is the past president and a national spokesperson for Mothers & More. She has her own management consulting practice supporting public school districts and non-profits.

Table of Contents

Introduction the day the vomit hit the fanp. xiii
the twilight zone: or why am i the one getting up in the middle of the night?p. 1
the mother of all to-do lists: or why didn't anyone tell me how hard this is?p. 22
oxygen masks: or why am i at the bottom of my own list?p. 47
identity whiplash: or who am i now?p. 69
baby vacations: or what did i do all day?p. 92
i'm a square peg: or why doesn't my job fit anymore?p. 121
he's a square peg: or why doesn't his job fit anymore?p. 150
square pegs together: or how do we make our jobs fit together?p. 165
pits and privates: or why am i obsessed with saving time?p. 190
that sinking feeling: or why do i feel financially vulnerable?p. 223
the next wedding: or what happened to our marriage?p. 272
Afterword: remodeling motherhood for ourselves, our families, and our futurep. 313
Acknowledgmentsp. 324
Notesp. 329
Resourcesp. 350
Referencesp. 352
Indexp. 366
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