Samantha Wilde

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Samantha is the mother of three small children born in about four years which means she spends a great deal of time cleaning crumbs up from underneath her kitchen table. Her first novel, THIS LITTLE MOMMY STAYED HOME, helped a lot of new mothers make it through the long, sleep-deprived night. She learned a great deal about fiction writing from her mother, novelist, NANCY THAYER, who is still her first reader for everything she writes.

Her second novel, I'LL TAKE WHAT SHE HAS, deals with motherhood, friendship and envy. Some days Sam envies people with clean houses (some days she doesn't).

She's an ordained minister, a yoga teacher, a passionate reader
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The Stigma of the Stay-At-Home Mother

After my first novel, This Little Mommy Stayed Home, came out, I went to a number of book groups. The women in the groups were both working and stay-at-home mothers, bright and educated, warm and welcoming. I still remember what a woman said to me at one of those special gatherings:

"I was embarassed to read the book in public. I didn't want anyone to see the cover."

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Published on July 19, 2013 07:32
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I'll Take What She Has

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“I'm serious. You know that feeling when you're driving in the car and a song you really love comes on the radio and the window is down and you can go a little faster than you should and you feel like everything is yours and the world is beautiful and you're free? That's how I feel when he looks at me.”
Samantha Wilde

“I'm serious. You know that feeling when you're driving in the car and a song you really love comes on the radio and the window is down and you can go a little faster than you should and you feel like everything is yours and the world is beautiful and you're free? That's how I feel when he looks at me.”
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