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Saturday's Child - A Daughter's Memoir - cover

Saturday's Child - A Daughter's Memoir

Deborah Burns

Publisher: She Writes Press

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Summary

•	Memoir is one of the top-selling categories of adult nonfiction and adult nonfiction sales have continued to increase while adult fiction sales decline.
•	Google searches for the essential mother-daughter relationship, from unhealthy and toxic ones to resilient and enduring ones, top the charts, with tens of millions seeking constant information and answers.
•	Most parents compare themselves to the way they were parented. 72% of parents want their own parents to think they are doing a good job raising their children.
•	Multi-generational living is on the rise, with feminist grandmothers helping their daughters find the work/life balance they may not have had.
•	About one third of women in America have young children living at home; these women will likely compare their parenting style to their mothers, and they will struggle with work/life balance. 
•	Somewhere between 40 and 50 percent of people's emotional needs were not met in childhood.
•	More than ever, families are visiting all-inclusive resorts. The Saturday’s Child’s family resort was a yearly tradition.
•	30 percent of young people are classified as narcissistic according to a widely used psychological test. That number has doubled in the last 30 years.

AUDIENCE:
•	Baby boomer women
•	Millennial daughters of baby boomer mothers, particularly high-achieving ones
•	Anyone who was raised by a narcissistic parent
•	Women with complex mother relationships or who felt unloved by their mothers
•	Anyone who is an only child
•	Anyone who has vowed to parent differently than he or she was parented
•	Anyone who has struggled with identity issues
•	Anyone who has searched for their authentic self, purpose, and meaning in midlife
•	Women who read memoirs

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