Parenting Is Easy: You're Probably Just Doing It Wrong

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Author Given,. Sara
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Imagine a world where pregnant women are always upbeat and glowing, newborns sleep on cue, toddlers love to have their teeth
ushed, and teenagers gaze adoringly at their parents. Impossible, you say? Not according to advertisers who flood the web with stock photos of perfect parents and children. They’d have you believe that parenting is a piece of cake, and every significant moment of family life takes place on a spotless white couch. So when Sara Given, a real mother of a real toddler, saw a picture of a radiant new mother in a cute little sundress
eastfeeding her newborn in the middle of a golf course, she finally had enough. She launched a Tumblr, which is now visited by tens of thousands of new parents looking for a daily pick-me-up. Because what better way is there to deal with the stress and strain of being a new parent than laughter? The perfect gift of cheer and solidarity, Parenting Is Easy exploits the disconnect between these preposterous photos and what happens in real life, and makes every reader laugh out loud—and feel better, too, because we’re in on the joke.

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“I LOVE THIS HILARIOUS LADY! Read her! Fresh, funny, smart.” –Glennon Doyle Melton, bestselling author of Carry On, Warrior “A snarkalicious send-up of unrealistic images of pregnancy and motherhood… Given is poised to become the hero of non-superhero parents everywhere.” –O, The Oprah Magazine