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Marcia Ochs

Delmont, PA USA
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  • Confessions of a Scary Mommy

  • An Honest and Irreverent Look at Motherhood - The Good, The Bad, and the Scary
  • By: Jill Smokler
  • Narrated by: Jill Smokler
  • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4 out of 5 stars 459

In a culture that idealizes motherhood, it’s scary to confess that, in your house, being a mother is beautiful and dirty and joyful and frustrating all at once. Admitting that it’s not easy doesn’t make you a bad mom; at least, it shouldn’t. When Jill Smokler was first home with her small children, she thought her blog would be something to keep friends and family updated. To her surprise, she hit a chord in the hearts of mothers everywhere. As other women shared their stories, Jill realized she wasn’t alone in her feelings of exhaustion and imperfection.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Cracked Me Up!

  • By kisa on 04-23-13

true mommy confessions!!!

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Reviewed: 03-15-18

Loved it! great performance by author! Laughed throughout the whole book! Confessions made anonymously by other mommies brought back fond memories