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Discover how the radiant, life-changing power of maternal love affects a child's sense of self, values, conscience, and capacity for empathy and intimacy. In this compelling study, Dr. Hunter explores the deep emotional mother-child bond; advocates "quantity time" at home; and examines the rewards of making room in a heart and life for another person. 268 pages, softcover from Waterbrook.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 268 Vendor: Random House, Inc Publication Date: 1999
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches) ISBN: 1578562562 ISBN-13: 9781578562565 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
Today, following decades of scientific and psychological study, there is overwhelming evidence that mother love does forever shape the life of a child. In her compelling new work, however, author and psychologist Brenda Hunter presents a convincing argument that indicates this love is even more powerful, even more far-reaching than our culture has yet realizednot only for the child, but for the mother.
Affirming the immeasurable value of the mothering role while realistically addressing womens greatest questions and concerns, Hunter clearly reveals how mother love positively affects the way a woman defines herself. All mothers, and all those who care about the lives of women, children, and the future of our society will be dramatically impacted by this not-to-be-missed book, skillfully written to empower women to mother from the heart.
Dr. Brenda Hunter is a noted psychologist and an internationally published author. Educated at Georgetown University, she has written numerous books, including Home by Choice, In the Company of Women, In the Company of Friends, and A Wedding Is a Family Affair. Hunter has two grown daughters and one grandson. She has addressed national conventions and congressional staff on childcare issues and has worked with two presidential commissions. Dr. Hunter is the mother of two grown children and lives with her husband, Don, in Virginia.