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 whole variety of demanding situations that new moms face, including:
* The humiliations of postnatal numbing spray,” Tucks medicated pads, and grownup diapers; jelly abdominal, balding, and gum illness; and changing into a five-foot puke rag” for the baby
* Heart-stopping terrors, corresponding to child manicures, respiring assessments, and burp failures
* Inadequacies, reminiscent of lullaby illiteracy and the necessity for a heavy rotation” of toys, video clips, and mobiles
* Daddy antics, reminiscent of child wrestling, home-movie mania, slumbering like a log, and watching for sex
* Dueling grandmas, germ-ridden site visitors, Olympic-class aggressive mommies, anorexic pets— and lots more and plenty extra. mum and dad will locate much-needed aid and perception during this occasionally touching, occasionally gritty, yet constantly perceptive and outrageously humorous account of what it actually capacity to have your own small package deal of pleasure.
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