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It Gets Easier! . . . And Other Lies We Tell New Mothers By Claudine Wolk

It Gets Easier! . . . And Other Lies We Tell New Mothers
by Claudine Wolk

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Being a new mother is challenging. But it can also be incredibly fun. This upbeat and entertaining book provides new moms and moms-to-be with straightforward tips to make motherhood a little more controllable--and lot more enjoyable.
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It Gets Easier! . . . And Other Lies We Tell New Mothers Summary


It Gets Easier! . . . And Other Lies We Tell New Mothers: A Fun, Practical Guide to Becoming a Mom by Claudine Wolk

Featuring interviews with hundreds of moms and candid stories from author Claudine Wolk's own experiences as a mother, It Gets Easier! . . . and Other Lies We Tell New Mothers employs a healthy mix of humor, honesty, and insider strategies to give new and expecting moms a "leg up" on the challenging task of first-time motherhood. This fun, frank, and prescriptive guide strives to make motherhood easier by addressing issues such as: "The Talk" you need to have with your husband before you give birth; what you really need to know about labor and delivery; the importance of a baby schedule (no matter what anyone else says); the 6 Baby Commandments that can foster good eating and sleeping habits; 5 new mom mantras that will help keep you sane; body image after giving birth; and how to keep housework to a minimum. Complete with resources for further exploration and a helpful glossary, this funny, irreverent book will help ease every new mothers' frustrations by reminding them that they are not alone and providing tangible, easy-to-follow tips for parenting success.

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It Gets Easier! . . . And Other Lies We Tell New Mothers Reviews


..".each chapter is packed with invaluable, uncensored advice on absolutely everything..a must for baby shower and new mom gifts." -- Bookpage
"Let me tell you, this book is a such a fun read! It is full of hilarious information, that can only be the truth." -- My Organized Chaos
..".written by the mother of three, this book is full of humor and practical tips for surviving motherhood." -- Foreword magazine
"With its sass, blunt honesty and wit, "It Gets Easier!" reads more like a girlfriend's insider secrets to adapting to life after becoming a new mom." -- The Intelligencer
"It Gets Easier...and Other Lies We Tell New Mothers, is a breath of fresh air compared to many of the standard new mom/parenting books on the market." --parentplace.com
..".written for all mothers. Whether pregnant...or a seasoned mom interested in hearing motherhood talked about REALISTICALLY, this book is great!" -- An Island Life
..".offers down-to-earth guidance on everything new mothers need to know...a ton of tips...to help ease the transition into parenthood." -- Atlanta Parent
"Any mom--new or experienced--will enjoy Wolk's take on everything from managing sleep issues to making work 'work'...laugh-out-loud funny and thought-provoking." -- Cincinnati Parent
"With humor and compassion, Wolk is straightforward about how baby alters, but doesn't have to completely transform, your life." -- She Knows Pregnancy and Baby

About Claudine Wolk


Claudine Wolk is a columnist, blogger, speaker, and mother of three. She writes humorously and speaks on all subjects regarding motherhood in the 21st Century.

Table of Contents


CONTENTS Foreword Preface Acknowledgments Chapter One: Insider Secrets! Chapter Two: Getting Ready, Getting Real! Chapter Three: Uncensored Tips for Labor and Beyond Chapter Four: Breast Is Best Chapter Five: You Won't See It on TV Chapter Six: Body Image ? The New Normal Chapter Seven: The Baby Commandments Chapter Eight: The Schedule Chapter Nine: Heading Back to Work Chapter Ten: How Did I Get into This Mess?! Chapter Eleven: What Is a Housewife and How Did I Become One? Chapter Twelve: The Most Frustrating Job on the Planet Chapter Thirteen: You Complete Me? Chapter Fourteen: The Best Mother New Mom Glossary Resources Notes Index

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It Gets Easier! . . . And Other Lies We Tell New Mothers: A Fun, Practical Guide to Becoming a Mom by Claudine Wolk
Claudine Wolk
Used - Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Focus
2009-06-03
192
0814415024
9780814415023
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