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

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

byClaudine Wolk

Paperback | June 3, 2009

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There is no question that being a mother is challenging, but this fun, frank, and prescriptive guide tries to do the impossible and make new motherhood easier. 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 mixes humor, honesty, and insider strategies that will give new moms a "leg-up." This upbeat and entertaining book drives home the point that new moms are not alone and that there are things they can do to make motherhood a little more controllable and lot more enjoyable. It addresses such issues 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 . 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 mother's frustration.
Claudine Wolk (Bucks County, PA) is a columnist, blogger, speaker, and mother of three. She writes humorously and speaks on all subjects regarding motherhood in the 21st Century. "
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Title:It Gets Easier! . . . and Other Lies We Tell New Mothers: A Fun, Practical Guide to Becoming a MomFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7.17 × 4.71 × 1.04 inPublished:June 3, 2009Publisher:AmacomLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0814415024

ISBN - 13:9780814415023

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"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 '... each chapter is packed with invaluable, uncensored advice on absolutely everything..a must for baby shower and new mom gifts.' - Bookpage '... 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"