Sh*tty Mom: The Parenting Guide For The Rest Of Us by Laurie KilmartinSh*tty Mom: The Parenting Guide For The Rest Of Us by Laurie Kilmartin

Sh*tty Mom: The Parenting Guide For The Rest Of Us

byLaurie Kilmartin, Karen Moline, Alicia Ybarbo

Hardcover | September 1, 2012

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Sh*tty Mom is the ultimate parenting guide, written by four moms who have seen it all. As hilarious as it is universal, each chapter presents a common parenting scenario with advice on how to get through it in the easiest and most efficient way possible. With chapters such as “How to Sleep Until 9 A.M. Every Weekend” and “When Seeing an Infant Triggers a Mental Illness That Makes You Want to Have Another Baby,” as well as a Sh*tty Mom quiz, this is a must-have, laugh-out-loud funny book for the sh*tty parent in all of us.

Praise for Sh*tty Mom:

“A totally hilarious and uncensored look at some of the impossible situations we mothers find ourselves in.” —TheBump.com

“Smartly, brashly, nearly criminally funny. It also—no small thing—carries a powerful message to all parents, but especially moms, that distilled to its essence is this: chill.” —Time.com

“As the attachment parenting craze has hit a zenith in American culture, four very funny moms—comedy writers, TV producers, and a novelist—blast open a long-locked safe filled with frustrations faced by all modern mothers, with sympathetic and sharp humor. . . . The authors’ unfiltered candor is a welcome reminder for readers that they're not alone. . . .” —Publishers Weekly starred review

“Both funny and practical.” —Brooklyn Based.net

"Hilariously entertaining. A must-read survivor's guide for every mother!"
--Christy Turlington Burns, founder of Every Mother Counts

“Finally, Sh*tty Mom does for motherhood what Chelsea Handler does for female scatology. It’s a long overdue little burst of honesty from the supposed minority of mothers who are, in fact, not that maternal. . . . After a generation of supermoms one-upping each other in dead earnest on playgrounds and schoolyards, the emerging mass appeal of Sh*tty Mom is a welcome relief.” —The New York Observer

"Witty, wise, and wicked! With tongue planted firmly in cheek, these savvy moms dispense some much needed comic relief about raising kids in our crazy culture."?
--Dr. Harvey Karp, bestselling author of The Happiest Baby on the Block

“The most inappropriate parenting book I've ever read. Loved it. The perfect book for any mother who wants to laugh instead of cry at those cringe-worthy moments and the universal indignities we experience on a daily basis.”
--Jessica Seinfeld, bestselling cookbook author and founder of Baby Buggy

“An antidote to the hostage situation that is modern parenting…subversive, delicious, and spit-out-your-latte funny.”
--Pamela Druckerman, bestselling author of Bringing Up Bebe
Laurie Kilmartin is an Emmy-nominated writer for CONAN on TBS, and, as a stand-up comedian, has appeared on CONAN, Last Comic Standing, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Comedy Central. She lives in Los Angeles with her son. Karen Moline is a journalist and author who has written more than two dozen nonfiction books, as well as two novels. Karen ...
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Title:Sh*tty Mom: The Parenting Guide For The Rest Of UsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:176 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.75 inShipping dimensions:8.25 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:September 1, 2012Publisher:Abrams ImageLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1419704591

ISBN - 13:9781419704598

Reviews

Rated 2 out of 5 by from Funny, Un- Politically Correct book for Moms This book was not my usual style at all, but it did make me laugh out loud at parts and definitely made me feel better as a mom. Mom's are made to feel so guilty all the time, about every decision they make. This is a great book that isn't so much telling you what you should and shouldn't do, but telling it like it is, as a mom/parent.
Date published: 2017-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely laugh out loud hilarious! So happy I got this as the entries literally make me laugh out loud. As a new mom it has been a great book to get me to see the lighter side - the humour is sarcastic and witty (and sometimes a little unpolitically correct) so I don't think it's for everyone - but if you don't get easily offended and are tired of those moms that have it together then this is for you!
Date published: 2017-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from i couldn't stop laughing people must have thought i was crazy standing there laughing like a lunatic as this woman recounted what my exact morning was like in her book. i buy this for every expectant mother and they call me after one chapter thanking me #plumreview
Date published: 2016-12-20