Exploiting My Baby: Because It's Exploiting Me
Teresa Strasser made her baby a spleen and some eyebrows.
He got her a book deal.
Everyone loves babies-and pregnant women-so TV and radio personality Teresa Strasser decided to use this obsession to her advantage. She came up with a way to provide for her newfound family and help other mommies-to-be with this down- and-dirty memoir about first-time pregnancy.
An award-winning writer, Teresa is achingly honest about the motherhood she begins experiencing at age thirty-eight. With a biting sense of humor and heart, she portrays the tribulations that come with each trimester, from nausea, weight gain, and bladder infections to dealing with those other kinds of pregnant women. (You know the ones. The ones who glow-and gloat about it.)
Exploiting My Baby is a must-read for anyone pregnant, trying to get pregnant, or who is just more crazy than baby-crazy. Hopping on a trail pioneered by such lions as Laura Ingalls Wilder, Erma Bombeck, and Tori Spelling, Teresa has no problem using her pregnancy, childbirth and difficult relationship with her own mother for material. It's her blunt and plain-spoken approach to exploiting her family for literary success that sets her apart.
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great book. I loved it. i don't know how many words i will have to use to finally stop talking about it.
I am thinking that Carly Rae Jepsen can use this as a guide within her upbeat realm of music. Oh, and I forgot about Blame coco, thats good too.
So I was thinking about some sexy steamy footage of Winona Ryder last night. I wanted to know which of all these awesome actors would be best:
luke wilson, ben affleck.........or maybe even Keanu Reeves.
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Funny, cute, and honest. Read full review
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