After 10 years as an editor and writer for New York publications including Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Marie Claire, Glamour, Self, Newsweek and others, Moore settled in Austin Texas with her husband, and now 3 year old Scarlet, she boasts that she is secretly in love with Motherhood and writing this books was the ideal way to fuse two of her great loves, writing and motherhood. When asked how long it took to write the book, Moore said, “4 months, 4 long months of getting up at 3 in morning and committing to writing for hours each day.” Moore adds, “Women, mothers, we can have it all, just not at the same time, we have to decide what we are going to sacrifice and when. When I decided I wanted to write this book, my sacrifice was sleep.”
Below is an excerpt from one of our favorite chapters. If you are pregnant, Waddle out to the closest book store and grab this book or click here , if your not pregnant order it for all 47 of your pregnant friends and we promise you will be a hit at the next baby shower!
The Baby Shower: “It’s Adorable…Do You Still Have the Receipt?”
If you’ve ever used the term “Aunt Flo” for your period or if you own a festive
holiday sweater, chances are the baby shower will be one big orgasm for you and your kind. For the rest, it will be just another uncomfortable rite of pregnancy along with hemorrhoids and chapped nipples. Here are some pointers to help you fake it while amongst the pink and blue believers.