Instant mom
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Published:
New York : HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2013], ©2013.
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
282 pages ; 24 cm.
Status:
Green Hills - Adult Biography
B V291i
Richland Park - Adult Biography
B V291i
Description

"Some families are created in different ways but are still, in every way, a family."

Writer and star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Nia Vardalos firmly believed she was supposed to be a mom, but Mother Nature and modern medicine had put her in a headlock. So she made a choice that shocked friends, family, and even herself: with only fourteen hours' notice, she adopted a preschooler.

Instant Mom is Vardalos's poignant and hilarious true chronicle of trying to become a mother while fielding nosy "frenemies" and Hollywood reporters asking, "Any baby news?" With genuine and frank honesty, she describes how she and husband Ian Gomez eventually found their daughter . . . and what happened next. Vardalos explores innovative ways to conquer the challenges all new moms face, from sleep to personal grooming, and learns that whether via biology, relationship, or adoption--motherhood comes in many forms.

The book includes laugh-out-loud behind the scenes Hollywood anecdotes, plus an Appendix on how to adopt worldwide. Vardalos will donate proceeds from the book sales to charities.

Vardalos candidly shares her instant motherhood story that is relatable for all new moms (and dads!)

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780062231833, 0062231839

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages [279]-280)
Description
Writer and star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Nia Vardalos firmly believed she was supposed to be a mom, but Mother Nature and modern medicine stood in her way. So she made a choice that shocked friends, family, and even herself: with only fourteen hours' notice, she adopted a preschooler. This is Vardalos's hilarious and poignant true chronicle of trying to become a mother while fielding nosy "frenemies" and Hollywood reporters. With her signature wit and candor, she describes her and husband Ian Gomez's bumpy road to parenting, how they found their daughter, and what happened next. Vardalos includes a comprehensive how-to-adopt section and explores innovative ways to conquer the challenges all new moms face, from sleep to personal grooming. She learns that whether via biology, relationship, or adoption--motherhood comes in many forms.--From publisher description.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Vardalos, N. (20132013). Instant mom. First edition. New York: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Vardalos, Nia, 1962-. 20132013. Instant Mom. New York: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Vardalos, Nia, 1962-, Instant Mom. New York: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 20132013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Vardalos, Nia. Instant Mom. First edition. New York: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 20132013. Print.

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