Parenting: Illustrated with Crappy Pictures by Amber DusickParenting: Illustrated with Crappy Pictures by Amber Dusick

Parenting: Illustrated with Crappy Pictures

byAmber Dusick

Hardcover | March 26, 2013

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"The drawings aren't very good, Mama."
—Crappy Boy, age 5

Of course you love being a parent. But sometimes, it just sucks. I know. I'm Amber Dusick and I started my blog Parenting: Illustrated with Crappy Pictures because I needed a place to vent about the funny (and frustrating) day-to-day things that happened to me as a parent. Turns out, poop is hilarious! At least when you're not the one wiping it up.

This book won't make your frustrating moments any less crappy. But these stories about my Crappy Baby, Crappy Boy and my husband, Crappy Papa, will hopefully make you laugh. Because you're not alone. And sometimes the crappiest moments make the best memories. Parenting is wonderful! And also, well, you know.

Amber Dusick was a sleep-deprived mother of two when she sat down to write her first blog post at Her pictures were admittedly crappy, but her hilarious take on parenting made the site an overnight success. She lives in Los Angeles with her not-at-all-crappy husband, two sons and two black cats. She also has a fish ...
Title:Parenting: Illustrated with Crappy PicturesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 7.79 × 6.15 × 0.86 inPublished:March 26, 2013Publisher:HarlequinLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0373892748

ISBN - 13:9780373892747

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must read for all parents! I could not stop laughing the entire time I was reading this. It was so true and it was nice to see another mom admitting that they do not have all their stuff together. It makes you feel like you are a normal parent.
Date published: 2015-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for the busy mom! I laughed out loud many times! Thanks for making some tough parenting moments so funny! A must read!
Date published: 2013-03-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Funny! Some of the stories were familiar to me, as I follow her blog, but I still found myself laughing until I cried on more than one occasion. A great book to have on hand when you need a moment's reprieve from your own crappy family!
Date published: 2013-03-28

Editorial Reviews

Amber Dusick has transformed the truest, grittiest, and most cringe-inducing trials of parenting into something incredibly hysterical, poignant and meaningful. --Mayim Bialik, author of Beyond the Sling, actress Big Bang Theory"If you are a parent, or even just have or know a parent, you will love this book. It's seriously impossible NOT to. I dare you to try."--Jill Smokler, New York Times bestselling author of Confessions of a Scary Mommy"The drawings aren't very good, Mama." -- Crappy Boy, age 5