Non Fiction

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Steering the Mothership: The Complexities of Mothering

Lisa Cherry

2014

What if you didn't get the mother you wanted? What if you weren't able to be the mother you planned to be? The stories in this book illustrate the real-life complexities of motherhood. They help every reader to understand their own journey, both as a child and as a mother, and help them investigate the single relationship that affects us most throughout our lives, whether it has been a positive or a negative experience. This book is essential reading for anyone trying to understand this profound relationship, especially those working in Early Years Development, Social Work or Education. Most importantly, from both a personal and professional perspective, Steering the Mothership will help every reader to develop compassion, for themselves and for others. Includes chapters from authors with care experience.