“Because I Said So: Parenting and Family Life Humorous Short Stories (My Life … MOM? Book 1)” by Michelle Hoppe

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Because I Said So: Parenting and Family Life Humorous Short Stories

(My Life … MOM?! Book 1)

by Michelle Hoppe

Genre: Parenting & Family Life/Motherhood/Humor

1.99 at time of posting!

Do the words “What’s for dinner?” make you cringe? Are you tired of one-word answers from the teenager in the house? These hilarious stories are a laugh-out-loud look at everyday life. From “A construction company…what were we thinking?” to “My Big, Fat Tongue,” you won’t be able to put this one down.

Because I Said So! by comedy author Michelle Hoppe is a look into the ups and downs of raising a family, while attempting to become an author. Take a peek into the family life of the Hoppe clan and discover how Michelle turned everyday life into delightfully funny stories.

Michelle was blessed with the ability to view life through rose tinted glasses. Unlike Claire Tomalin, who said “My life was a sort of series of random disasters,” Michelle’s life, with her twisted sense of humor and a madcap home crew, is more a series of random “by the seat of your pants motherhood”.

Growing up, Michelle loved to read books by Erma Bombeck; books like If Life is a Bowlful of Cherries, What Am I Doing in the Pits and Motherhood taught her to look for the humor in life. Michelle’s favorite Erma quote “When humor goes, there goes civilization!” seemed like a call to action, so this comedy autobiography is her contribution to the continuation of mankind, oops…personkind!

This hilarious book contains humor about family life, motherhood, and parenting, and is sure to keep you laughing from beginning to end.

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“Why Mommy Drinks” by Gill Sims

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Why Mommy Drinks

by Gill Sims

Genre: Humor & Satire/Motherhood/Marriage & Long-term Relationships

1.99 at time of posting!

Why Mommy Drinks is the brilliant novel from Gill Sims, the author of the online sensation Peter and Jane.

Boy Child Peter, Girl Child Jane and Daddy have exciting adventures with Mommy. Daddy likes gadgets. Peter and Jane like starting fires, trying to kill each other and driving Mommy to drink. Written from the point of view of an exhausted mommy at the end of the day, it’s honest, it’s funny, and it’s a little bit sweary.

It is Mommy’s 39th birthday. She is staring down the barrel at a future of people asking if she wants to come to their yoga class, and book clubs, where everyone is wearing statement scarves and they are all ‘tiddly’ after a glass of Pinot Grigio. But Mommy does not want to go quietly into that good night of women with sensible haircuts who ‘live for their children’, boasting about Boy Child and Girl Child’s achievements. Instead, she clutches a large glass of wine, muttering FML over and over, and then remembers the gem of an idea she’s had…

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“NAKED: Stripped by a Man and Hurricane Katrina” by Julie Freed

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NAKED: Stripped by a Man and Hurricane Katrina

by Julie Freed

Genre: Memoirs/Nonfiction/Motherhood/Divorce

99¢ at time of posting! Limited Time Only!

13 years ago a Mississippi house and marriage violently disintegrated.  Abandoned by her husband and left alone to raise an infant in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Julie is surrounded by the rubble of her life – stripped bare by love and loss.  What happens when one woman loses everything?
 
Naked is a true story about choices, divorce, addictions, a mother’s dream, and a baby girl named Genoa. Julie shares a remarkable story with humor and tenderness.  A story of suffering and empowerment – experience the vulnerability, intimate reflections, and ultimately the freedom as Julie’s journey unfolds.

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“The Birth Map: Boldly Going Where No Birth Plan Has Gone Before” by Catherine Bell

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The Birth Map: Boldly Going Where No Birth Plan Has Gone Before

by Catherine Bell

Genre: Pregnancy & Childbirth/Motherhood

5.99 at time of purchase! Kindle Unlimited!

Boldly go where no birth plan has gone before! The Birth Map is a powerful document produced through the process of Informed Birth Preparation. This document is used by your support team and care providers and contains your informed decisions regarding various possibilities. The “if this, then that” simplicity of the written document prompts the necessary discussion needed with care providers, reminding all parties of the pre-made informed consent/refusal for various procedures. During your preparations, you will develop an understanding of various interventions and various scenarios that may play out. Being familiar with the range of options, helps you to prepare realistic pathways. There is no One Way. There is Your Way. No Matter What.

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~ PreOrder SECOND Edition releasing in September 2018 ~

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