The Sh!t No One Tells You: A Guide to Surviving Your Baby's First Year (Paperback)

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    Dawn Dais is a freelance writer, designer, and filmmaker from Sacramento, CA. Her two previous books,The Nonrunner's Marathon Guide for Women and The Noncyclist's Guide to the Century and Other Road Races, were published by Seal Press, have topped best-seller lists, and have been featured by countless TV and print media sources. Her uniquely sarcastic yet inspiring tone has entertained and guided an enthusiastic core of readers towards their various ridiculous athletic goals. Dais has a popular website,, which has 18,000 members and features downloadable training plans, blogging, and run tracking. Her first film recently received national distribution. Dais lives in Sacramento, CA, with her partner and two-year-old daughter, Vivian.
    There comes a time in every new mother’s life when she finds herself staring at her screaming, smelly bundle of joy” and wishing someone had told her that her house would reek of vomit, or that she shouldn’t buy the cute onesies with a thousand impossible buttons, or that she might cry more than the baby.

    Best-selling humor author Dawn Dais, mother to a one-year-old and author of The Nonrunner's Marathon Guide for Women, is convinced that there is a reason for this lack of preparedness. She believes that a vast conspiracy exists to hide the horrific truth about parenting from doe-eyed expectant mothers who might otherwise abandon their babies in hospitals and run for it. InThe Sh!t No One Tells You, Dais tells it like it is, revealing what it’s really like to be a new parent and providing helpful insights, humor, and hope for those who feel overwhelmed by the exhausting trials they’re suddenly facing. Eschewing the adorableness that oozes out of other parenting books, Dais offers real advice from real momsalong with hilarious anecdotes, clever tips, and the genuine encouragement every mom needs in order to survive the first year of parenthood.


    ISBN 9781580054843
    Genre FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / General
    Format Paperback
    Pages 247
    Publisher Date 2013-06-04 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Seal Pr
    Copyright Year 2013
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 5.5 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.6 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle A Guide to Surviving Your Baby's First Year
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Dais, Dawn
    Country of Origin United States

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    • The Sh!t book!
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      This is a very cute book that tells new moms the reality of what to funny!

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    • Fun and honest book
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      Bought this for my daughter who's having her first child. I'm not sure she'll find it as helpful as I found it entertaining. Some things it's best not to know beforehand. It does bring back that first year to me.

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    • Great gift
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      Took to a baby shower,was the hit of the shower. Mom to be loved it.

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    • new dads
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      great read for new dads, funny too!

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    • Hilarious take on Baby's first year.
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      For those that don't have friends who've recently had children, this is a great little "warning" gift. It's meant to be fun and educational. Enjoy this book - but might want to put it away before the kids could read...

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