READ BOOK ✓ The Scholar and the Housewife - by SusanWhelan #2020


  • Title: The Scholar and the Housewife
  • Author: SusanWhelan
  • ISBN: 9781482658316
  • Page: 338
  • Format: Paperback

  • The Scholar and the Housewife By SusanWhelan As The Scholar, Susan Whelan endeavored to further her education and realize her professional potential, working on Wall Street as an attorney As The Housewife, she was deeply committed to guiding her children into adulthood with thought and compassion Now, she gathers her experiences in The Scholar and The Housewife, a letter to her children that explains her struggle tAs The Scholar, Susan Whelan endeavored to further her education and realize her professional potential, working on Wall Street as an attorney As The Housewife, she was deeply committed to guiding her children into adulthood with thought and compassion Now, she gathers her experiences in The Scholar and The Housewife, a letter to her children that explains her struggle to fulfill not only the dreams of her parents and the goals of her youth, but at the same time, to be the mother that her own mother was to her Set in the backdrop of Wall Street in the 1980s and 1990s, the author recounts the events and people that informed her choices and strengthened her beliefs Global economic expansion, technology, and new financial instruments as well as advances in prenatal testing, early childhood development and preschool philosophies are among the topics she considers, all the while questioning goals and values, walls and moral hazards and causes and effects Whelan thoughtfully considers the impact of working while trying to raise not only independent and educated children, but morally good children who will grow into the type of adults who will some day run our country, our businesses and society In an ambitious yet easily digestible work, Whelan brings her experience as a mother, volunteer, lawyer, businesswoman and United Nations delegate to an honest discussion of the pressures on women, children and families today in America In doing so, she offers some practical food for thought, particularly in the way of some provocative and compelling economic considerations.Read an excerpt at SusanMWhelan
    SusanWhelan
    Susan Whelan graduated from Boston College as the Scholar of the College, magna cum laude in English, after which she earned a J.D at the Fordham University School of Law She practiced law on Wall Street, advising financial institutions, and currently serves the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See as a legal expert delegate to the United Nations covering trade law and the law of the sea She is happily married, is the mother of six children, and lives with her family in Westchester County, New York and Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

    The Scholar and the Housewife By SusanWhelan

    Commentaires:

    Kathleen
    For the first time, in quite a while, I read a parenting book from cover to cover This is a detailed, thoughtful and intimate account of one mother s journey as a parent Susan Whelan has woven together her memories, thoughts and prayers for her children and compiled a volume that gives the backstory behind their upbringing Her use of Sacred Scripture throughout the book reminded me of the spirit I drew from Wendy Mogel, The Blessings of a Skinned Knee This book offers a great roadmap for parents [...]

    Megan
    I really enjoyed reading this memoir This book is a fantastic choice for women who are focused on excelling in their careers while loving and raising a family of their own Susan Whelan s experiences will spark discussions on a range of topics including work life balance, economics, politics, and parenting.

    Susan Whelan

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