So true, as are many of Shelly Radic’s insights in ‘Momology; a mom’s guide to shaping great kids’. Which, if you check out her credentials, isn’t surprising. Shelly has an impressive bio, one that includes the title of chief of staff at MOPS International, and the mother to four children of her own. It’s clear that she is passionate about helping mothers become successful in both the raising of kids, and becoming the best people they can be. She even has her own online community of women, found at Mops.org.
Within ‘Momology’ are quotes from real women, and stories from Shelly’s own family life. She addresses the major problems we face within the role as wives and mommies, and offers straightforward advice and solutions. She describes mothering as ‘part art, part science, and always a work in progress’.
I believe that mom’s have real needs, and I appreciated Radic’s perspective, and creative solutions. For the busy young mother, the easy to read format would be perfect – the kind of book you can put down countless times, and never feel like you’ve lost the author’s train of thought. I would not recommend trying to curl up with it on a rainy afternoon; reading it straight through is a bit challenging, as not all of the concepts flow together in a logical order. That said, I feel Shelly has a lot to offer, and I enjoyed her latest contribution quite a bit.