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Author Schulte, Brigid, 1962-

Title Overwhelmed : work, love, and play when no one has the time / Brigid Schulte.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014.
Location Call No. Status
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  331.44 SCH    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  331.44 SCH    AVAILABLE
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Description 353 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "This book asks whether working mothers in America -- or anywhere -- can ever find true leisure time. Or are our brains, our partners, our culture, our bosses, making it impossible for us to experience anything but "contained time," in which we are in frantic life management mode until we are sound asleep?"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Time confetti. The test of time ; Leisure is for nuns ; Too busy to live ; The incredible shrinking brain -- Work. The ideal worker is not your mother ; A tale of two Pats ; When work works -- Love. The stalled gender revolution ; The cult of intensive motherhood ; New dads -- Play. Hygge in Denmark ; Let us play -- Toward time serenity. Finding time ; Toward time serenity -- Appendix: do one thing.
Subject Working mothers.
Leisure -- Social aspects.
Working mothers -- Time management.
Work and family.
ISBN 9780374228446 (hardback)
0374228442 (hardback)
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