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The myth of the perfect mother

parenting without guilt

by Jane Swigart

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Published by Contemporary Books in Lincolnwood, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Mothers -- United States -- Psychology.,
    • Motherhood -- United States -- Psychological aspects.,
    • Mother and child -- United States.,
    • Mothers in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJane Swigart.
      ContributionsSwigart, Jane.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ759 .S95 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 260 p. ;
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL364579M
      ISBN 100809229382
      LC Control Number98024864

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