The self-help book market offers a variety of these tips coupled with a touch of inspiration to get you motivated, moving and encouraged. Whether you read them on a tablet, your phone or from a hardback print edition, check out these suggestions that are specially designed to help busy moms.
For a real-life account of how a woman with a loving husband, supporting boss and three healthy kids was unable to manage the demands of having a career and a family, pick up Katrina Alcorn’s book Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink.
The book details Alcorn’s journey through depression, anxiety and insomnia, followed by medication, meditation and therapy. After realizing that many women who are struggling to do it all crash and burn, she launched her very own self-help book to offer readers a vision for a healthier and more productive way to live and work as a busy mom.
If radical change and unlimited happiness is what you seek, then Gabrielle Bernstein’s book May Cause Miracles: A 40-Day Guidebook of Subtle Shifts for Radical Change and Unlimited Happiness can help you achieve that goal.
Offering readers a 40-day transformation plan to gain the confidence and abilities to work miracles, the book offers plans for allowing gratitude and forgiveness into your life while releasing fear and learning to love unconditionally. The end result? A life filled with abundance, acceptance, appreciation and happiness, according to Bernstein.
When you’re running to and from dance lessons, sporting activities and parent-teacher meetings on a daily basis, it’s likely you need a little help organizing all of these tasks. Author Rory Tahari’s book Lists for Life: The Essential Guide to Getting Organized and Tackling Tough To-dos may be just what you need.
We all cope with the “I’m forgetting something” feeling, so why not be proactive and find out ways to get organized? To prevent readers from becoming overwhelmed by responsibilities and endless to-do lists, Lists for Life breaks down everyday tasks into manageable steps. The book features more than 100 lists for life that will help you successfully manage any aspect of your life, including parenting, financial planning, home improvements, traveling, moving and even funeral planning.
If inspirational reading with a touch of instruction is what you crave in a self-help book, then Be That Mom: Ignite Your Passion, Organize Your Life and Embrace Your Family by Tina O’Connor is an ideal one to pick up. Designed for moms of any age, O’Connor’s book focuses on how busy moms can relax and enjoy their time more through communication, discipline strategies and learning how to love yourself more.
Be That Mom offers readers tips for getting organized, feeling more relaxed and happy and most of all, adding fun into your family life to counteract the stress of the day-to-day routine.
The juggling act of motherhood is never easy, whether you are a working mother or a stay-at-home mom. Moms want to give their all to everything they do, but it is not always possible to be a superhero, a mother, and a wife, too. For those juggling motherhood, marriage and perhaps a career, Michelle Perry Higgins’ book Stocks, Bonds and Soccer Moms may offer the tips you need to find personal time and reduce stress.
This self-help book allows the reader to look inside to find a sense of balance, contentedness and fulfillment with a seven-step strategy. Learn how to set boundaries, let go of perfectionism and take control of your sleep, finances and parenting.← Shared Space: How to Make a Shared Bedroom Arrangement Work for your Children | Appetizing Appetites: How to Keep Cravings Under Control →