The ABCs of Being Mom

Advice and Support from the Mom Next Door, Birth through Kindergarten

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Pub Date 06 Apr 2021 | Archive Date 01 Apr 2021

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Moms enter the world of motherhood with no sense of the impact that entry will have upon them. They need orientation and guidance to get through this bewildering maze—and The ABCs of Being Mom, with its abundance of wisdom acquired directly from the trenches of motherhood struggles, is that roadmap.

In this instructive guide, Karen Bongiorno addresses the changes parenthood brings and how to manage them, the importance of being part of a supportive community and taking time for personal care and restoration, the need for equal participation from spouses or partners, and more, with a steady voice of encouragement and understanding that will get moms through even the toughest of times. The wise friend every mom needs to accompany her in her new role, The ABCs of Being Mom offers mothers everything they need to feel confident in managing motherhood so they can rid themselves of useless worry and have more time and energy to enjoy their early years of “Being Mom.”

Moms enter the world of motherhood with no sense of the impact that entry will have upon them. They need orientation and guidance to get through this bewildering maze—and The ABCs of Being Mom, with...


Advance Praise

“A kind and highly readable parenting guide.”―Kirkus Reviews

“The ABCs of Being Mom is a resource-filled parenting book that stands to work for all parents.”―Foreword Reviews

“The ABCs of Being Mom is an excellent guide for every new mother! It is such an easy and ‘friendly’ read that you will feel like you are talking to the experienced and trusted mom next door. As the mother of three children and a nurse-midwife who has attended the birth of hundreds of babies over the last 27 years, I have seen the apprehension as parents realize the immense responsibility that comes along with their new little treasure! The ABCs of being Mom will provide you with the comfort and confidence you need to be the best mom possible!”―Kathleen Dowd Belzer, Certified Nurse-Midwife and Nurse Practitioner; former President of the California Nurse-Midwives Association

“The ABCs of Being Mom is very thoughtfully written and there are so many resource pages. This makes the book very current. There are many books out there to tell us what to expect but this book actually gives you the tools to help us and our children meet those expectations. The resources are excellent.”―Dr. Eileen Golden, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic

“A kind and highly readable parenting guide.”―Kirkus Reviews

“The ABCs of Being Mom is a resource-filled parenting book that stands to work for all parents.”―Foreword Reviews

“The ABCs of Being Mom is...


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