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“…each chapter is packed with invaluable, uncensored advice on absolutely everything..a must for baby shower and new mom gifts.” -- Bookpage
“…written for all mothers. Whether pregnant...or a seasoned mom interested in hearing motherhood talked about REALISTICALLY, this book is great!” -- An Island Life
"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
“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
“…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
“…written by the mother of three, this book is full of humor and practical tips for surviving motherhood.” -- Foreword magazine
“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
“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
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 gives you the ability to let go some of the "Mommy Guilt" which we all feel at one time or another.
Claudine Wolk's book reads so true to my motherhood experiences that I almost feel as if the writer is speaking directly to me about my life.
I am having a great experience with the new baby and a lot has to do with the helpful and useful information Claudine provides in her book.
This book is fabulous! It covers so many issues that you never would have thought of. It makes you feel comfortable with your new roll in life (motherhood). Read morePublished 11 days ago by Lindsey DiTullio
WOW!!! EVERY MOM SHOULD BUY THIS BOOK! OR IF YOUR LOOKING FOR A BABY SHOWER GIFT, THIS IS PERFECT!Published 1 month ago by stephanie
This book was great. Had concrete info to use and try and really made me laugh too. I would highly recommend.Published 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
Short, humorous, food for thought. I enjoyed all of this book and will keep looking back at my bookmarks for guidancePublished 10 months ago by G Varela
I didn't find this book too funny. I was really looking for something that tells of the struggles in a funny way about the first fees months of figuring out motherhood. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Jessica Lynn
What a fun book! Looking forward to my first grand baby - bought this book for my daughter-in-law. Babyhood seems to have changed since the twentieth century! Good luck girls! Read morePublished 13 months ago by Bling Blinky of TEXAS
BEING A FIRST TIME MOTHER I THOUGHT THIS WAS A HELPFUL AND EASY BOOK TO FOLLOW, IT HAD GREAT ADVICE AND I HAVE ALREADY RELATED TO SO MUCH!Published 15 months ago by Sonia M. Cobomier
This book is great for FTM who want a no fluff, blunt book on what is going to happen right before birth and in the days after. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Megan C Bair