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The Mom Book

Insider Tips to Ensure Your Child Thrives in Elementary and Middle School

About The Book


Created by hundreds of contributing mothers from the community and Stacy DeBroff, The Mom Book features lists, tips, stories, and defining principles for everything from hiring a nanny to setting up a home office to surviving a rainy day at home. Here are answers to on-the-spot questions about fussy eaters, tantrums, starting school, work-family balance, and the thousand and one other skills needed to thrive as a mom. After all, who better than experienced mothers to share insider parenting advice?

About The Author

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A dynamic national speaker, consultant, corporate spokesperson, and writer, Stacy DeBroff is President and founder of Mom Central, Inc., a company devoted to providing pragmatic tips and advice to strengthen busy families and enhance the home environment. Stacy is the author of The Mom Book: 4,278 Tips for MomsSign Me Up! The Parent’s Complete Guide to Sports, Activities, and Extracurriculars, and Mom Central: The Ultimate Family Organizer.

Stacy is a renowned parenting guru and has shared her advice on New England Cable News as their in-house expert, producing her own live weekly segment. She has appeared on network television including NBC’s Today Show and the CBS Early Show. She has been a guest on over 500 radio shows, including Daybreak USA and Dateline Washington. Stacy is regularly quoted in such publications as USA TodayNew York TimesWashington PostParentingGood Housekeeping, and Woman’s Day. She also emails a monthly newsletter to more than 15,000 moms around the world.

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Raves and Reviews

Jane Seymour, O.B.E. Actress, artist, author, mother What an incredible resource, for new and experienced moms! With tips for single mothers, working mothers, mothers of special needs children, and yes, mothers of twins, The Mom Book has something for every mother.

Kathy Peel Author and founder of Family Manager Inc. The Mom Book is an excellent resource for every family manager. It's full of practical, tried-and-true information from highly qualified experts moms across America. I highly recommend it.

Mimi Doe Author of Busy But Balanced and 10 Principles For Spiritual Parenting Stacy DeBroff has given moms the ultimate resource book for parenting. Gathered within The Mom Book are hundreds of tried and true tips from the experienced wisdom of other moms. This is a must have book--a true masterpiece. Moms everywhere are saying 'Thank you are the tip goddess.'I love this book!!

Jennifer Moses Author of Food and Whine I wish I had had The Mom Book when my own children were young---I would have kept it on my bedside table, right next to Dr. Spock and whatever novel I still hadn't had a chance to read, because who the hell has a chance to read when all you do is nurse and change diapers? But The Mom Book would have provided solace for my soul, as well as practical, upbeat, usable advice not only on all the basics, but also on every other thing I could possibly have conceived of in the motherhood department. It's an indispensable, soup-to-nuts guide for the modern mother, conveyed with the straightforward warmth of your best friend. The Mom Book is so good I'd almost be willing to go for yet one more bundle of joy.

Neale S. Godfrey Author of Mom, Inc. and Money Doesn't Grow on Trees What a great book! It's chock-full of easy-to-read tips from parents. The book empowers you to learn from moms like you who have been there, done it, and gotten the 'I'm trying to be a supermom' T-shirt. A must for all who are and about to be moms. It's an easy reference book that should be kept on your night table.

Publishers Weekly DeBroff, founder and president of the online community Mom Central, knows the day-to-day maternal routine. In this comprehensive guide, she offers commonsense hints on raising a straightforward, encouraging style. Her text is accompanied by suggestions from Mom Central contributors, covering everything from how to dress a toddler who wants to wear his pajamas to school to dealing with an older child's jealousy of a new sibling. A solid addition to a parenting bookshelf."

The Larry Silver Radio Show As any parent will tell you, there's no more difficult or rewarding job than raising children. And they don't come with bundles of instructions. The Mom Book is the most comprehensive book on child care since Dr. Benjamin Spock put pen to paper.

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