By Jenny McCarthy
Jenny McCarthy’s hilarious, no-holds-barred character has made her an immediately recognizable television character and a bestselling writer. In child Laughs she examines the entire diversity of demanding situations that new moms face, including:
* The humiliations of postnatal numbing spray,” Tucks medicated pads, and grownup diapers; jelly stomach, balding, and gum illness; and changing into a five-foot puke rag” for the baby
* Heart-stopping terrors, resembling child manicures, respiring tests, and burp failures
* Inadequacies, akin to lullaby illiteracy and the necessity for a heavy rotation” of toys, movies, and mobiles
* Daddy antics, similar to boy or girl wrestling, home-movie mania, napping like a log, and looking forward to sex
* Dueling grandmas, germ-ridden site visitors, Olympic-class aggressive mommies, anorexic pets— and masses extra. parents will locate much-needed reduction and perception during this occasionally touching, occasionally gritty, yet continually perceptive and outrageously humorous account of what it actually capacity to have your personal small package of pleasure.
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Baby Laughs: The Naked Truth about the First Year of Motherhood by Jenny McCarthy