The Frantic Woman's Guide to Life

A Year’s Worth of Hints, Tips, and Tricks

by Mary Jo Rulnick and Judith Burnett Schneider ’86M.S. (Warner Books)


Both informative and light-hearted, the tips here include everything from financial matters and cooking to reducing clutter and planning fun projects for the kids. Some sections deal with particular needs, such as caring for elderly parents, raising a child who has a disability or choosing a pet.

A complementary website,, includes a message board, so frantic women can share their own tips and ideas.

(April 2004)