Scary Mommy's Guide to Surviving the Holidays

Scary Mommy's Guide to Surviving the Holidays

From New York Times bestselling author and acclaimed “Scary Mommy” blogger Jill Smokler comes a funny and practical guide filled with essays, recipes, and tried-and-true tips sure to get any parent through the holiday season—without losing your marbles.

Ah, the holidays: a time of joy, celebration, serenity, and peace…

Unless, of course, you have whiny, screaming children demanding presents, attention, and a personal appearance by Santa or Judah the Maccabee. Then you’re screwed.

But wait, there’s hope: Scary Mommy Guide to Surviving the Holidays to the rescue!

Yes, in this handy holiday guide, you’ll find everything you need to survive the fall/winter rush of cheer in style, and without having a mental breakdown. From relatable, hilarious essays on everything from the Santa myth to being seated at the dreaded kids’ table, to easy-to-follow recipes that might include just a little something special to take the edge off (can anyone say Kahlua?), to fun and accessible gift ideas, this book is your ticket to peace of mind—and a laugh—during the busy, crazy holiday season!
  • Pocket Star | 
  • 100 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781501107429 | 
  • November 2014
List Price $2.99 (price may vary by retailer)

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Posted on Tips on Life & Love

Posted by Jill Smokler

In my all-new book, Scary Mommy's Guide to Surviving the Holidays, I and other Scary Mommy Nation contributors talk of the highs and lows of mothering and parenthood during the holiday season.

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About the Author

Jill Smokler
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Jill Smokler

Jill Smokler is a New York Times bestselling author and domestic satirist whose candor about marriage and parenting has made her an unlikely hero among a new generation of women. She holds a degree in graphic design and psychology from Washington University in St. Louis and has three children. Married to her college sweetheart, she and her family live in downtown Baltimore.

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