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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Dawn Dais Narrator: Meredith Mitchell Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2014 ISBN: 9781494575311
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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. Bestselling humor author Dawn Dais 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. In The Sh!t No One Tells You, Dais reveals what it's really like to be a new parent and provides helpful insights, humor, and hope for those who feel overwhelmed by the exhausting trials they're suddenly facing. Dais offers real advice from real moms-along with hilarious anecdotes, clever tips, and the genuine encouragement every mom needs in order to survive the first year of parenthood. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • An amusing and accurate examination of life with an infant. Kirkus
  • “From poop to post-partum depression, she presents a no-holds-barred look at all of the changes and challenges that new moms and dads can face, along with the three little words every infant-toting parent wants to hear: It gets better.”

    Parade

  • “Babies are wonderful—we all agree. Can we also acknowledge that bringing home that first bundle of joy is one of the hardest things you’ll ever do? Dawn Dais bravely goes where other baby books don’t in her wisecracking new release called The Sh!t No One Tells You: A Guide to Surviving Your Baby’s First Year. She spills the truth about everything from breastfeeding to getting along with your partner post-baby. Pregnant women who want an honest peek inside what’s to come will be convinced to nap while they still can, and moms with kids will laugh out loud at Dais’s quirky insights and strong opinions.”

    Parents

  • “Dais and her team of MOFLs (moms on the front lines) guide parents (moms, especially) through the first fifty-two weeks of your child’s life with honesty, clarity, humor, complaints and encouragement on a myriad of important subjects from breastfeeding, endless crying and vaccinating to relationship problems, loss of freedom and inaccurate Facebook statuses (“OMG, I love my life!”)."

    Equally Family

  • “Humorous revelations offer insight into a natural process that can and often does completely overwhelm the mother…An amusing and accurate examination of life with an infant.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • "The Sh!t No One Tells You took me right back to those first weeks of new motherhood—truly the most empowering and frustrating (and frightening!) of times. With heartfelt encouragement and insight, Dawn Dais is a must-read for first-time moms.”

    Rebecca Woolf, author of Rockabye: From Wild to Child

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About the Author

Dawn Dais is a freelance writer, designer, and filmmaker. Her two previous books, The Nonrunner’s Marathon Guide for Women and The Noncyclist’s Guide to the Century and Other Road Races have topped Amazon.com bestseller lists and have been featured by countless television 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. Her first film recently received national distribution.

About the Narrator

Meredith Mitchell is an actress who has performed in such films as Mona Lisa Smile and The Reunion, on stage with Shakespeare & Company and the New Repertory Theatre, and on television on Good Morning America. She received her BA in psychology from Emory University and her MFA in acting from Brandeis University.