Ketchup Is a Vegetable: And Other Lies Moms Tell Themselves (Paperback)

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Ketchup Is a Vegetable: And Other Lies Moms Tell Themselves (Paperback)


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If you don't have anything nice to say about motherhood, then… read this book. Robin O'Bryant offers a no holds barred look at the day to day life of being a mother to three, running a household and the everyday monotony of parenting. It's not always pretty but it's real. Whether she's stuffing cabbage in her bra… dealing with defiant yet determined daughters… yelling at the F.B.I... or explaining the birds and the bees to her preschooler… you're sure to find dozens of humorous and relatable situations. From the creator of Robin's Chicks, one of the South's most popular blogs on motherhood, misunderstandings and musings, comes a collection of essays that will not only make you laugh and cry, but realize that you're not alone in your journey.
Sit back and relax, pour yourself some "mommy juice," throw a fresh diaper on your baby and deadbolt the bedroom door to keep your kids out… because once you start reading you'll be too busy wiping away tears of laughter to wipe anybody's butt.

Robin O'Bryant is a writer and stay-at-home-mom to three daughters born within four years. She finally figured out where babies come from and got herself under control. Robin survives the hilarity of motherhood by making fun of herself in her books Ketchup is a Vegetable and forth-coming Are You There God? It's Me, Mommy, in self-syndicated humor column, "Robin's Chicks," and on her blog by the same name. Visit her site and learn to: breastfeed behind your back*, talk to your daughters about man parts, and write a gold fish obituary. She tweets compulsively and over shares daily on Facebook as Robin Wiley O'Bryant. Come point and laugh.


*Only applies to lactating women with a DD cup or larger.

Product Details ISBN: 9781250054142
ISBN-10: 1250054141
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Publication Date: April 1st, 2014
Pages: 240
Language: English
“A cheeky, amusing motherhood memoir.” —Kirkus Reviews