Days of Whine and Noses: Pep Talks for Tuckered-Out Moms
February 2004, Jossey-Bass
On First-Time Parents.
On Potty Training.
On Moms and Fashion Statements.
On Little Surprises.
On Sleep Deprivation.
On Oozing Poop.
On La Décor des Bébés.
On Buying Time.
On Sex After Kids.
On Perpetual Messes.
On Bathroom Matters.
On Labor Discomfort.
On Family Vehicles.
On Mommy Talk.
On Runny Noses.
On Grocery Shopping with a Toddler.
On Kids and Anatomy.
On Road Trips with Kids.
On Family Pets.
On Public Humiliation.
On Dog Food and Empty Boxes.
On Postpartum Changes.
On Picture Day.
On Flying with Babies.
About the Author.
—Elisa Morgan, president and CEO, MOPS International
“While the book is addressed to moms, I, Gary, promise you
that dads will find it an invaluable tool to help them understand
their kids and appreciate their wives. Do yourself and your kids a
big favor and read this book.”
—Dr. Gary and Carrie Oliver, coauthors, Raising Sons...and Loving It!
“[This book] help[s] moms honor their own
personhood, find comfort in their lost moments, and exult in their
glorious roles as keepers of life’s most precious gifts, our
children—even when they’re slathered in
—Charlene Ann Baumbich, author, speaker, humorist
“Lisa will have you snorting with laughter, clapping your
legs together in a mad attempt to control postpregnancy issues, and
identifying with her real life confessions of motherhood, children,
—Julie Ann Barnhill, national speaker and best-selling author, She 217;s Gonna Blow and ‘Til Debt Do Us Part
“Grab a cup of coffee and steal a moment to hang out with
Lisa. You’ll be so glad you did.”
—Carla Barnhill, editor, Christian Parenting Today
“An uplifting ray of sunshine to brighten any
mother’s day. Where’s the sequel?”
—Michele Borba, author, Building Moral Intelligence and No More Misbehavin’
“Lisa Espinoza Johnson has facilitated a sort of
‘sisterhood of motherhood’ for readers by capturing
familiar scenarios from these priceless years.”
—Irene Dunlap, coauthor, Chicken Soup for the Kid’s Soul, Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul, Chicken Soup for the Soul Christmas Treasury for Kids