Wednesday, July 29, 2015

This One Is for the Moms

Yes this blog is to highlight great kid books.  But every once in a while I run across a book that is perfect for the parents!  Not a parenting book ... I have already committed to my parenting mistakes ... but one that will get you nodding in hysterical solidarity with the other moms out there.

This is your perfect summer read mom!

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Title: Happily Ali After

Author: Ali Wentworth

Target: Mom over 40

What this book is about: 
This book is Ali’s musings on parenting, marriage and wellness for a mom over 40.  From a family trip to Iceland, a “negotiation” with her husband over who will pick up their daughter at camp, to a first attempt at Botox, Ali does not hold back on the real stuff we deal with every day.  She and her husband (George Stephanopoulos) may be famous, but they are not immune to the real life ups and downs of relationships with each other and their kids.  A great look at everyday life … only a lot funnier!

Why I love this book: 
Ok, I have always had a soft spot for Ali Wentworth.  I appreciate the fact that she doesn’t always look perfect, she is not always “camera ready” and that she can laugh about just about anything.  This woman feels like the gal you really want to have as a neighbor, and frankly have a big glass of wine with at the end of the day.

The book is delightful little vignetters on life of a mom after 40.  Right up my alley.

Who this book is for: 
If you are 49, own a dog, have kids and a husband, well you just found your summer read.  Lighthearted fun.

Final thoughts: 
I was actually crying (tears of laughter) while reading about their vacation.  “Aren’t you excited to …..” when no one is just rang a little too true!

To purchase this book:
Click on the following link to connect to Amazon: Happily Ali After: And Other Fairly True Tales  A portion of each purchase will go back to support this blog at no cost to you.  Thank you for your support.

Video of Ali Wentworth on The Talk talking about her new book!

1 comment:

  1. I'd never heard of her, but I may have to read this just because the bags under her eyes look just like mine! I figure that 50 isn't so bad... I can boss people around with much more authority.