Sleeping Through the Night . . . and Other Lies: The Mysteries, Marvels, and Mayhem in the First Three Years of Parenthood
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Sleeping Through the Night . . . and Other Lies: The Mysteries, Marvels, and Mayhem in the First Three Years of Parenthood

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Sandi Kahn Shelton takes readers on a wild ride through parenting -- from the first disillusioning night home from the hospital with a brand-new baby to the joys of toilet training and the hair-raising terrible twos. Honest, encouraging, and side-splittingly funny, this book is just what every new mom and dad needs to help them see the lighter side of changing diapers, med...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published May 1st 1999 by St. Martin's Press
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Apr 03, 2012 Yougo rated it 5 of 5 stars
Shelves: humor
If you've got kids, then you'll find something on every page to grin about. Shelton does a great job of exaggerating all the emotions and challenges we find as parents and making it all funny. I found I related to all too many of the stories and situations she describes and absolutely loved the book.

One of the comments compared Shelton to a modern day Erma Bombeck, and I'd say that's very nearly right on (except the few explicatives...). The style and humor are much the same and I enjoyed it in...more
Nicki Wood
So funny! A must read for all sleep deprived parents whose friends claim that their babies are sleeping through the night when their ages can still be measured in weeks....
This was a great down-to-earth read for expecting and/or new parents. It is full of relaxing humor that makes you feel like you are not alone in the parenthood adventure!
This had the great story with, "Dame it, I hate this day!"
Hilarious! I laughed on every page.
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