The mommy group: freaking out, finding friends, and surviving the happiest time of our lives

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"Elizabeth Isadora Gold writes vividly and humorously about the trials and trip-outs of new-motherhood." -- The New Yorker "If you only read one parenting book this year, make it The Mommy Group ...This book is incisive, insightful, and downright delightful. I did not mean for that to rhyme" --Adam Mansbach, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Go the F*ck to Sleep In 2010, seven women met in Brooklyn, New York, to form a Mommy Group. Over coffee, croissants, wine, and the occasional baby carrot, they commiserated about typical new-mother issues: difficult births, babies who slept in ten-minute increments, and breast pumps that talked back in the middle of the night. And then things got complicated. Elizabeth and Melissa suffered from postpartum depression and anxiety. Jane's daughter was diagnosed with developmental delays. Anna's husband left her when their baby was two weeks old. Through it all, the Mommy Group laughed, supported, and learned lessons from one another that the myriad "experts" hadn't delivered. The journalist of the bunch--author Elizabeth Isadora Gold--reached out to other Mommy Groups around the country and found that similar bonds were forming far beyond brownstone Brooklyn. In fact, mothers across all class, geographic, and racial boundaries appear to be searching for the same thing: a way to be strong, loving, engaged parents "while retaining--or remaking--our Selves." A witty, relatable, and honest look at the realities of parenthood today, The Mommy Group is a companion that will help any mom feel understood and empowered, and keep her laughing all the way.
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subject_facet Mother and child -- United States, Motherhood -- United States, Mothers -- United States, Women -- Identity
title_display The mommy group : freaking out, finding friends, and surviving the happiest time of our lives
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title_sub freaking out, finding friends, and surviving the happiest time of our lives
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