The sh!t no one tells you about baby #2 : a guide to surviving your growing family / Dawn Dais.
Around the time your first baby turns a year old your brain will turn on you. For some unknown reason, the struggles you dealt with when bringing home your first baby will start to fade away in your memory and will be replaced with images of your growing child who is sleeping well and becoming more independent by the day. And then out of nowhere, your brain, because it has officially lost all regard for your well-being, will start triggering thoughts of a second baby. And for the first time since becoming a parent these thoughts dont make you break out in hives. Before you know it, you are dressing your first child in Im Going to be a Big Sister!" t-shirts and imagining future family dinners with all of your children and grandchildren gathered around eating, drinking and being merry. This will be fantastic! But then that familiar morning sickness kicks in. Your adorable 18 month-old transforms into a two-year-old terror. And those hives start to return. The Sh!t No One Tells You About Surviving Baby #2, the third book in Dawn Dais's popular Sh!t No One Tells You series, covers all a parent needs to know to once the reality of having two young children settles in. With Dawn's trademark witty chapter topics such as "Baby #2: You Got This. Don't Let Them See Your Fear" and "Ying Just Met Its Yang: It's Scientifically Impossible for Kids to Be Happy at the Same Time", this relatable, helpful guide will keep parents smilingor grinning and bearing it through raising a second child.
- ISBN: 9781580056311
- ISBN: 1580056318
- Physical Description: 201 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
- Publisher: Berkeley, California : Seal Press, 
Contents / Notes
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Introduction -- My moms on the front lines -- You are about to abandon your firstborn /This will come up in therapy later -- Baby #1 will have no patience for your pregnancy / Less nausea, more hustle, lady -- It's time to get another watermelon out of you / D-Day, take two -- Breast feeing is still f'n hard / Your poor boobs have been through a lot -- Postpartum is still awesome / Now with a confused child audience -- You have officially lost control of the situation / A case study in bathing two children -- Now is the perfect time to become a hermit / Leaving the house is overrated -- You may be all out of shits / The first kid used them all up -- Your first child is possibly a psychopath / Jealousy is not a great look on a child -- Your body is a wasteland / Turns out miracles leave a lot of destruction in their wake -- 1 + 1 = 54,623,452 / The most unfortunate math -- Everything is so damn loud / The only time a hearing impairment comes in handy -- Now you get to fail two kids instead of just one / Plenty of guilt to go around! -- More kids means more spirit days / Proceed with caution -- You now have to feed two people who refuse to eat / You're going to need a lot of chicken nuggets -- You'll have a favorite / Start saving for the therapy now -- Siblings aren't nearly as adorable as you imagined / Sharing is not the easiest concept to grasp, apparently -- You won't remember any of this / You're going to need some post-its -- People who keep having kids just really hate sleep / Or themselves. Or both -- Having kids looks a lot easier on TV / Because on TV they are never actually around -- Epilogue: You got this.
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