By Mary Ann Zoellner, Alicia Ybarbo, Karen Moline, Laurie Kilmartin
Sh*tty Mom is the last word parenting consultant, written by means of 4 mothers who've obvious all of it. As hilarious because it is common, each one bankruptcy offers a typical parenting state of affairs with suggestion on how you can get via it within the simplest and most productive means attainable. With chapters akin to “How to Sleep until eventually nine A.M. each Weekend” and “When Seeing an little one Triggers a psychological sickness That Makes you must Have one other Baby,” in addition to a Sh*tty mother quiz, it is a must-have, laugh-out-loud humorous publication for the sh*tty dad or mum in all of us.
Praise for Sh*tty Mom:
“A absolutely hilarious and uncensored examine the various very unlikely events we moms locate ourselves in.” —TheBump.com
“Smartly, brashly, approximately criminally humorous. It also—no small thing—carries a robust message to all mom and dad, yet in particular mothers, that distilled to its essence is that this: chill.” —Time.com
“As the attachment parenting craze has hit a zenith in American tradition, 4 very humorous moms—comedy writers, television manufacturers, and a novelist—blast open a long-locked secure choked with frustrations confronted by way of all smooth moms, with sympathetic and sharp humor. . . . The authors’ unfiltered candor is a welcome reminder for readers that they're now not by myself. . . .” —Publishers Weekly starred review
“Both humorous and practical.” —Brooklyn Based.net
"Hilariously unique. A must-read survivor's advisor for each mother!"
--Christy Turlington Burns, founding father of each mom Counts
“Finally, Sh*tty Mom does for motherhood what Chelsea Handler does for girl scatology. It’s an extended past due little burst of honesty from the meant minority of moms who're, in truth, now not that maternal. . . . After a iteration of supermoms one-upping one another in lifeless earnest on playgrounds and schoolyards, the rising mass attraction of Sh*tty Mom is a welcome relief.” —The long island Observer
"Witty, clever, and depraved! With tongue planted firmly in cheek, those savvy mothers dispense a few a lot wanted comedian reduction approximately elevating young children in our loopy culture."?
--Dr. Harvey Karp, bestselling writer of The Happiest child at the Block
“The such a lot beside the point parenting e-book I've ever learn. enjoyed it. the fitting ebook for any mom who desires to snort rather than cry at these cringe-worthy moments and the common indignities we event on a regular basis.”
--Jessica Seinfeld, bestselling cookbook writer and founding father of child Buggy
“An antidote to the hostage state of affairs that's glossy parenting…subversive, scrumptious, and spit-out-your-latte funny.”
--Pamela Druckerman, bestselling writer of Bringing Up Bebe
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