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The Second Nine Months: One Woman Tells the Real Truth about Becoming a Mom. Finally.

The Second Nine Months: One Woman Tells the Real Truth about Becoming a Mom. Finally.

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I want to walk out of Target and leave Blair there, wailing . . . Nice people work at Target. Surely someone would take her home and care for her and buy her pretty things. So begins Vicki Glembocki's brutally honest yet hilarious memoir of her agonizing transition into motherhood. Why agonizing? Because no one told her how tough it would be. Finally, Glembocki lays out the truth about those first months with baby: the certainty that you're doing everything wrong; the desire to kill your husband, your mother, your dog; the struggle to balance who you were with whom you've become-a mother. Unlike any other book on motherhood, Glembocki breaks the New Mother Code of Silence, proving that maternal bliss is not innate, but learned. Funny and wise, she connects with new moms on a shockingly intimate level, letting them know that they are not alone.

Author: Vicki Glembocki
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
Published: 02/01/2009
Pages: 272
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.60lbs
Size: 7.80h x 4.90w x 0.70d
ISBN: 9780738212555

About the Author
Vicki Glembocki is a columnist for Women's Health and a writer-at-large at Philadelphia Magazine. She, her husband, Thad, and her two daughters live in southern New Jersey.

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