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This book was so good I read it in one sitting. This book really did an excellent job of detailing the day to day difficulties of older pregnancy, labor and parenthood. Read morePublished on November 30, 2013 by Liz Parr
Clearly, Judith has too much time on her hands. I cannot imagine any other reason she would write this book. Read morePublished on February 13, 2007 by Shari Schmidt
Judith Newman self-admittedly did not dream of having kids from when she was a little girl. Quite the contrary. Read morePublished on January 7, 2006 by gegram
Even acknowledgely humorous books provoke me into laughing out loud maybe once or twice but I howled with laughter more times than I can count in Judith Newman's ode to late... Read morePublished on December 7, 2004 by K. G Havemann
Every mother will recognice all the feelings, if not the actual incidents, described in this book. We've all had them, but only Ms Newman had the skill and wit to write them all... Read morePublished on November 23, 2004 by E. J. Swanson
Why would someone with such a low opinion of motherhood and babies have an obsessive need to bear offspring with a husband she doesn't live with and who, by the way, is the age of... Read morePublished on October 26, 2004 by S. K. Hebert
Being a mother of 2-year old twins in my early (very early) forties myself, I found myself looking forward to reading every page of this book and was sad when it was over. Read morePublished on October 26, 2004 by Ann Humiston
Finally there is someone who is writng about being a parent without being dipsy deweyed. Judith Newman has incredible, sharp, honest humor that will offend sanctimonious people and... Read morePublished on October 15, 2004 by Elizabeth Swados
This book really resonated with me - even though I am childless by choice. Newman doesn't pull any punches when it comes to the problems and difficulties that have happened in her... Read morePublished on October 14, 2004 by Elizabeth Humphrey