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Good Enough Mothering?

by E. Silva

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Taylor & Francis Inc in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24246905M
ISBN 100203742524
OCLC/WorldCa62500193

Good Enough Mothering. likes 2 talking about this. Good enough mothering. What does that mean? Why does it matter? Don't mothers think they are good enough?Followers:   Good Enough Mothering? provides accounts of historical patterns of mothering and ideologies of the family with cross-national comparisons of policies and experience of lone motherhood in developed and developing countries. Countries include: Britain, US, Norway, South Africa, Kenya, Thailand, India, Brazil and the Caribbean.

  Good-Enough Mother NPR coverage of Good-Enough Mother: The Perfectly Imperfect Book of Parenting by Rene Syler and Karen . Good Enough Mothering? provides accounts of historical patterns of mothering and ideologies of the family with cross-national comparisons of policies and experience of lone motherhood in developed and developing countries. Countries include: Britain, US, Norway, South Africa, Kenya, Thailand, India, Brazil and the Caribbean.

What I like about Winnicott’s picture of the good enough mother is that she is a three-dimensional human being. She is a mother under pressure and strain.   I originally read A Good Enough Mother by Bev Thomas with the intentions of including it in a mother’s day book recommendations wrap-up. I thought it would be perfectly suited for this purpose; it has the word “mother” in the title and it’s all about a woman who’s a mom trying to be ‘good enough’ in all facets of her life; a typical story that would appeal to .


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In Good-Enough Mother, Rene Syler shares how she learned to chuck perfection for practicality. She shows other women seeking to balance family, work, and some semblance of a personal life how to happily join the ranks of good-enough mothers who occasionally serve breakfast for dinner yet give their children plenty of what really matters - love, time, and support/5(14).

Good Enough Mothering. will be essential reading for all Good Enough Mothering? book of social policy, women's studies and sociology. About the Author Elizabeth Bortolaia Silva is Research Fellow and runs the Gender Analysis and Policy Unit in the School of 5/5(1).

—Thriller Books Journal (UK) “A Good Enough Mother is not just everything a great thriller should be—haunting, emotional, charged with depth and power—it is also a gorgeous and devastating examination Good Enough Mothering?

book motherhood that cuts right to the heart.” —Aimee Molloy, New York Times bestselling author of The Perfect Mother/5(35). “A Good Enough Mother” is Bev Thomas’s debut suspense novel; for 25 years, she worked as a clinical psychologist in Britain’s National Health Service (NHS).

Good-Enough Mother: The Perfectly Imperfect Book of Parenting Hardcover – Ma by René Syler (Author), Karen Moline (Author)/5(14). Good Enough Mothering. provides accounts of historical patterns of mothering and ideologies of the family, cross-national comparisons of policies and experiences of lone mothers in developed and.

The Not Good Enough Mother places Lamb in the diagnostic company of Robert Coles and Karen Horney, and recalls the writerly precision of Joan Didion.

A superb and important new book /5(34). A Good Enough Mother is a relatively short novel at just over pages and I absolutely devoured it. It's a gripping, compelling and breath taking look at the therapist/patient relationship, and also a study in motherhood/5. Everything old is new again. Unresolved issues faced by mothers since the beginning of their return to the work force in large numbers, are making themselves felt with increased pressure during this time of enforced life changes.

The phrase "the good enough mother" was coined by the British pediatrician and psychoanalyst D. Winnicott in his famous book Playing and Reality. Good Enough Mothering. DOI link for Good Enough Mothering. Good Enough Mothering. DOI link for Good Enough Mothering. Good Enough Mothering.

book. Feminist Perspectives on Lone Motherhood. Edited By Elizabeth Bortolaia Silva. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 11 January Pub. location London. Imprint Cited by: Good-Enough Mother book.

Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Proudly imperfect mom and Early Show anchor Syler reveals the tr /5. The phrase " the good enough mother" was coined by the British pediatrician and psychoanalyst D.

Winnicott in his famous book Playing and Reality. Combing the aisles at Target in search of the best deal on Cheerios, it hit Rene Syler like the stench of a dirty diaper on a hot summer’s day. Not only is perfection overrated its utterly impossible.

Suddenly empowered, she figuratively donned her cape, scooped up another taco kit for dinner and Good Enough Mother was born. A Good Enough Mother is a prime example of a psychological thriller. It burns quietly, and you know everything is going to turn to ash but you don’t know when or how.

Ruth, our protagonist, is somewhat of an unreliable narrator. The Not Good Enough Mother by Sharon Lamb was not really what I hoped it would be. I won a copy of this book in a goodreads giveaway, and it sounded like it would offer an insiders view of what it was like to work as someone who could recommend parents be reunited or permanently separated from their children/5.

For Winnicott this hub is provided by unconscious processes within “an ordinary mother who is fond of her baby” (Winnicott,): a “good-enough mother”, who learns best how to look after her baby not from health professionals and self-help books but from having been a baby herself.”She acts naturally, naturally ” (Winnicott, ).

In short, building our children's resilience is the gift of the good enough mother. Perfection is not an option There's one other important point we need to remember about the good enough mother – she's not only a gift to her children, but she's also unavoidable.

It is, quite simply, not possible to do better than good : Carla Naumburg. I recently read for the first time Bruno Bettelheim’s book, A Good Enough Parent, originally published in He also developed a theory that autism is the result of cold mothering.

WebMD shares what good moms do that makes them special and provides tips for silencing the critics. read a few books, and perused some good parenting magazine articles, it’s time to. The first book for the millions of daughters suffering from the emotional abuse of selfish, self-involved mothers, Will I Ever Be Good Enough?

provides the expert advice readers need to overcome debilitating histories and reclaim their lives/5. In Good-Enough Mother, René Syler shares how she learned to chuck perfection for practicality.

She shows other women seeking to balance family, work, and some semblance of a personal life how to happily join the ranks of good-enough mothers who occasionally serve breakfast for dinner yet give their children plenty of what really matters Author: René Syler.

Clearly, one of the the best books for moms is Sheila Heti's novel about grappling with what it means to be a mother. Few writers are brave enough to be as candid about the subject as Heti is. An.