Why Mummy Drinks

  • Filename: why-mummy-drinks.
  • ISBN: 9780008237509
  • Release Date: 2017-10-19
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Author: Gill Sims
  • Publisher: HarperCollins

Why Mummy Drinks is the brilliant novel from Gill Sims, the author of the online sensation Peter and Jane.

Reasons Mommy Drinks

  • Filename: reasons-mommy-drinks.
  • ISBN: 9780385349291
  • Release Date: 2013
  • Number of pages: 223
  • Author: Lyranda Martin-Evans
  • Publisher: Three Rivers Press

Based on the popular blog, an uproarious collection of essays on the struggles of new motherhood is complemented by cocktail recipes and shares the stories of two award-winning businesswomen who bonded over their love for their babies and mutual bewilderment at the myriad ways their lives were upended. Original.

Mommy Doesn t Drink Here Anymore

  • Filename: mommy-doesn-t-drink-here-anymore.
  • ISBN: 1609250206
  • Release Date: 2009-08-01
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Author: Rachael Brownell
  • Publisher: Conari Press

Part recovery, part self-help, and all real, raw stories of waking up for the sake of your self and your children, Mommy Doesn’t Drink Here Anymore follows one mother’s journey from cocktail mama to sober mama. The loving mother of twins and a newborn, Brownell used alcohol to maintain a sense of her adult self and be more than “just mommy.” It didn’t take long before her drinking spiraled out of control, consuming her life and marriage, and she realized that she needed serious help. Both heart-wrenching and inspiring, this is Brownell’s true-life story, from the first thirty days to the year mark. Mommy Doesn’t Drink Here Anymore is not a book that preaches or simply takes the reader through the Twelve Steps. It provides hope and motivation to get into a program and balance your life as a mother and a recovering alcoholic. Atem is a living Magus, an icon for the twenty-first century. Part transpersonal shaman, part inner guide, part inner healer, part role model, Atem becomes a personal therapist, a guide to self-discovery and self-initiation. Atem, as healing fiction, helps readers to create their own breakthroughs, their own catharsis - emotional clearing that frees energy from internal conflict to flow creatively into new expressions.

Mommy Drinks Because You Cry

  • Filename: mommy-drinks-because-you-cry.
  • ISBN: 125011991X
  • Release Date: 2016-04-26
  • Number of pages: 64
  • Author: Hannah Caner
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

Pull Mommy back from the edge with this irreverent adult coloring book! MOMMY DRINKS BECAUSE YOU CRY is the adult coloring book for the delightfully impolite. For the rare moments you have to yourself, enjoy the calming act of coloring with a little dose of sass. This collection of beautiful designs and fun illustrations are paired with the very best of all our worst thoughts, from “I child-proofed my house, but they still get in,” to “Home is where the vodka is.” Each hilariously captioned design is printed on sturdy, tear-out pages perfect for amusing decoration or passive-aggressive gift-giving. When you want to unwind with coloring but aren’t in the mood to embrace sunshine and daisies, MOMMY DRINKS BECAUSE YOU CRY is the perfect adult coloring book to let you speak your native sarcasm!

Hurrah for Gin

  • Filename: hurrah-for-gin.
  • ISBN: 9781473639591
  • Release Date: 2016-10-06
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: Katie Kirby
  • Publisher: Hachette UK

This book is not a how-to-guide. It won't tell you how to get your baby to sleep, how to deal with toddler tantrums, how to be a good parent, a cool parent or even a renegade parent. It is a book about parenting that contains absolutely no useful advice whatsoever. Instead it shares beautifully honest anecdotes and illustrations from the parenting frontline that demonstrate it is perfectly possible to love your children with the whole of your heart whilst finding them incredibly irritating at the same time. From pregnancy to starting school, Hurrah For Gin takes you through the exciting, frustrating, infuriating and wonderful whirlwind of parenthood, offering solidarity and a friendly hug after a tough day. Best served with gin.

Moms Who Drink and Swear

  • Filename: moms-who-drink-and-swear.
  • ISBN: 9781101650943
  • Release Date: 2013-04-02
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Nicole Knepper
  • Publisher: Penguin

If you feel like your kids are killing you, you’ve come to the right place. Attention all potty-mouthed, cheap-wine-drinking mothers: Prepare to meet your match. Any bad thought you’ve had about your kids, Nicole Knepper has had worse. Much worse. It’s not that she doesn’t love her kids. It’s that she understands what a mind-f*?% it can be to try to civilize those wild little beasts. Based on her hugely popular Facebook page, “Moms Who Drink and Swear,” this book reveals why family dinners are like herpes, how to avoid smashing toys that are being fought over, and the joy of hearing that your son has murdered his imaginary friend. As Nicole rants and raves about caring for children (without crushing their souls), family togetherness (without too many tears), the saving grace of girlfriends (and vodka), and love and marriage (and all the baggage that goes with them), she gets to the heart of what every exasperated mom is thinking, just much funnier.

The Big Book of Martinis for Moms

  • Filename: the-big-book-of-martinis-for-moms.
  • ISBN: 9781440556692
  • Release Date: 2013-02-18
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Rose Maura Lorre
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

More than 175 martinis just for moms! You're at every game, performance, and practice. You weather colds, flus, and strep throat better than anyone. You can finish a diorama in two hours flat. Isn't it time you had your own happy hour? Filled with more than 175 refreshing martini recipes, this collection gives you a reason to take a seat and just unwind. Featuring simple instructions that can be done in a matter of minutes, you will: Relax tubside with a Bathtub Gin(ger). Relish the view of a spotless bedroom with a Hurricane Martini in hand. Savor bedtime with a Relaxing Tea Martini. Reward yourself with a Cucumber Martini after getting the kids to eat their veggies. Celebrate fitting into your skinny jeans with a Thin Gin. With The Big Book of Martinis for Moms, you'll always have the perfect answer for every joy and accomplishment motherhood has to offer!

Baby Mix Me a Drink

  • Filename: baby-mix-me-a-drink.
  • ISBN: 1932416455
  • Release Date: 2005-11
  • Number of pages: 12
  • Author: Lisa Brown
  • Publisher: McSweeneys Books

Humorous instruction manual teaches baby how to mix a martini, a margarita, a bloody Mary, an old-fashinoed, and a champagne cocktail.

Wine Makes Mummy Clever

  • Filename: wine-makes-mummy-clever.
  • ISBN: 9781444713237
  • Release Date: 2011-03-31
  • Number of pages: 64
  • Author: Andy Riley
  • Publisher: Hachette UK

The perfect gift for Mother's Day - 60 brilliant ALL NEW cartoons from Andy Riley celebrating the special one. Affectionate, witty and endearing - just like Mum, and it's the gift that keeps on giving - just like Mum. Every day should be Mother's Day.

Reasons Mommy Drinks

  • Filename: reasons-mommy-drinks.
  • ISBN: 9780385349307
  • Release Date: 2013-09-10
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Lyranda Martin-Evans
  • Publisher: Three Rivers Press

A wickedly funny look at the challenges of new parenthood. With cocktail recipes. Being a new mom is “AHHHH! WHAT HAVE I DONE?” hard. Why are all these tiny clothes so expensive? Who wrote these mind-numbing board books? Will Mommy ever carry a purse again that’s not a diaper bag? And how is she even functioning off so little sleep? Reasons Mommy Drinks is a fresh, insightful, and hilarious collection of the various struggles faced by new parents—from mommy groups and single-people envy to the end of maternity leave—with a well-deserved cocktail recipe to go with each one. This must-have resource will help sleep-deprived new moms survive the baby years with their sense of humor, if not their lives as they once knew them, intact.

The Cursing Mommy s Book of Days

  • Filename: the-cursing-mommy-s-book-of-days.
  • ISBN: 9780374709495
  • Release Date: 2012-10-02
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Ian Frazier
  • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Based on his widely read columns for The New Yorker, Ian Frazier's uproarious first novel, The Cursing Mommy's Book of Days, centers on a profoundly memorable character, sprung from an impressively fertile imagination. Structured as a daybook of sorts, the book follows the Cursing Mommy—beleaguered wife of Larry and mother of two boys, twelve and eight—as she tries (more or less) valiantly to offer tips on how to do various tasks around the home, only to end up on the ground, cursing, surrounded by broken glass. Her voice is somewhere between Phyllis Diller's and Sylvia Plath's: a hilariously desperate housewife with a taste for swearing and large glasses of red wine, who speaks to the frustrations of everyday life. Frazier has demonstrated an astonishing ability to operate with ease in a variety of registers: from On the Rez, an investigation into the lives of modern day Oglala Sioux written with a mix of humor, compassion, and imagination, to Dating Your Mom, a sidesplitting collection of humorous essays that imagines, among other things, how and why you might begin a romance with your mother. Here, Frazier tackles another genre with his usual grace and aplomb, as well as an extra helping of his trademark wicked wit. The Cursing Mommy's failures and weaknesses are our own—and Frazier gives them a loving, satirical spin that is uniquely his own.

I Drink Mommy s Milk

  • Filename: i-drink-mommy-s-milk.
  • ISBN: 0982823223
  • Release Date: 2010-07-11
  • Number of pages: 20
  • Author: Susan Cazenavette Herrick Siu
  • Publisher:

A mammal is an animal that drinks its mother's milk. Open this book to learn more about baby mammals and their favorite food. And remember : you are a mammal, too!

Her Best Kept Secret

  • Filename: her-best-kept-secret.
  • ISBN: 9781439184400
  • Release Date: 2013-07-02
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Gabrielle Glaser
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

“Glaser has written an engaging account of women and drink, citing fascinating studies about modern stressors…and evidence that some problem drinkers can learn moderation….Bound to stir controversy” (People). In Her Best-Kept Secret, journalist Gabrielle Glaser uncovers a hidden-in-plain-sight drinking epidemic. Using “investigative rigor and thoughtful analysis” (The Boston Globe), Glaser is the first to document that American women are drinking more often than ever and in ever-larger quantities in this “substantial book, interested in hard facts and nuance rather than hand-wringing” (The New York Times Book Review). She shows that contrary to the impression offered on reality TV, young women alone aren’t driving these statistics—their moms and grandmothers are, too. But Glaser doesn’t wag a finger. Instead, in a funny and tender voice, Glaser looks at the roots of the problem, explores the strange history of women and alcohol in America, drills into the emerging and counterintuitive science about that relationship, and asks: Are women getting the help they need? Is it possible to return from beyond the sipping point and develop a healthy relationship with the bottle? Glaser reveals that, for many women, joining Alcoholics Anonymous is not the answer—it is part of the problem. She shows that as scientists and health professionals learn more about women’s particular reactions to alcohol, they are coming up with new and more effective approaches to excessive drinking. In that sense, Glaser offers modern solutions to a very modern problem.

Mummy is a Killer

  • Filename: mummy-is-a-killer.
  • ISBN: 9781448148431
  • Release Date: 2012-11-22
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: Nikkia Roberson
  • Publisher: Random House

'Why did you leave me? Why did you get messed up with all of those drugs? Why did you kill my brother and sister? Didn’t you love us enough?' Nikkia Roberson has been asking these questions for most of her life. But how else do you cope when your mentally ill mother has killed your little brother and sister by scalding them with boiling water? This is a harrowing true story of how one little girl endured the most tragic of childhoods. But it’s also the ultimate tale of forgiveness. Follow Nikkia on her heartbreaking journey, as she attempts to find answers and rekindle a relationship with her mother behind the gates of a secure psychiatric hospital. Deeply moving, Mummy is a Killer proves that love really is the strongest emotion of all.

Mommy Mixology

  • Filename: mommy-mixology.
  • ISBN: 9781612430867
  • Release Date: 2012-06-12
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Janet Frongillo
  • Publisher: Ulysses Press

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