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Three Shoes, One Sock and No Hairbrush: Everything You Need to Know About Having Your Second Child Paperback – 1 Jan 1980

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  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning (1 Jan. 1980)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0304354295
  • ISBN-13: 978-0304354290
  • Product Dimensions: 13.9 x 1.9 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars 49 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 233,412 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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A handbook of advice on all aspects of life with a second child. Having two children is different from having one in almost every respect. The book looks at the demanding task of looking after two children, showing parents how to handle the time squeeze, feeling over-stretched, tantrums and confrontations, the complicated dynamic of the threesome, marital disharmony and returning to work.

From the Author

I was very interested to read Amazon readers' reviews and just wanted to respond to those people who thought my book too negative. Research shows that about 50% of second-time parents find it much easier than first time round and about 50% find it much harder. I very much wanted to look at the experiences of those second-time parents who find it harder. Having been there myself, I know how very lonely it can be (especially with the other 50% making you feel such a failure for finding it anything other than a breeze) and, in addition, wanted to write about the experience as honestly as possible. Judging by the testimonies of many of the women I interviewed for the book, as well as letters I've received from readers since, I can only say in response to criticism, that what some readers have found 'negative', others have found deeply reassuring. I guess this just goes to prove that there's as much diversity in our experiences of motherhood as in everything else in life - and thank heavens for that.

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