Mother of Eight (OPL Human Library 2014)
Annotation:Véronique's blog about family life and the care and feeding of children.
Annotation:In the Duggar family, love most assuredly multiplies. Duggar-style multiplication includes not only more children but also new adventures, unexpected challenges, ongoing creativity, and of course, an increasing faith.
Annotation:Written from the perspective of a mother of 10, this work delivers thoughtful, helpful answers to such important questions as: How can a moderate income stretch to include more children? Or, how can parents manage multiple children and their activities?
Annotation:In the 1950s, the Ryan family struggled to make ends meet. Ten kids and a father who spent most of his paycheck on booze drained the family's meager finances. But mom Evelyn Ryan, a former journalist, found an ingenious way to bring in extra income: entering contests on the backs of cereal boxes and the like. Also in large print, audiobook CD and DVD.
Annotation:Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids is a book of practical big ideas. You'll never see kids or parenthood the same way again.
Annotation:Set in the early 20th century, this classic family comedy follows the efforts of a husband and wife as they try to maintain control in a home with 12 children. Based on the book by Frank B. Gilbreth
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During her first year of law school, Véronique was shocked to see the little blue line appear on the pregnancy test she took. 18 years later, her family has grown to include eight kids, with a ninth one the way. This list includes Véronique's favourite parenting books, along with some library staff picks.