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A Good Mom's Guide to Making Bad Choices - by Jamilah Mapp & Erica Dickerson (Hardcover)

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About the Book

"From the creators of podcast Good Moms Bad Choices comes a refreshing and honest take on what being a "good" mother truly means-inviting moms of all kinds to embark on a healing journey that unlearns old scripts about motherhood"--

Book Synopsis

The creators of the beloved podcast Good Moms Bad Choices challenge outdated notions of what being a "good" mother truly means--inviting moms of all kinds to embark on a healing journey that unlearns old scripts about motherhood and shows that you can be a little bad, and still do a lot of good for your kids and yourself.

They are everywhere on social media. Images of perfect, pleasant women with perfect, pretty children in perfect, tidy homes--the epitome of "good" moms. But this model of motherhood is an illusion that far too many women either measure themselves against or simply cannot relate to in the first place. Enter Jamilah Mapp and Erica Dickerson: if you are sex-positive, cannabis-friendly, and love sharing NSFW stories with your fellow mom friends, you're not doing anything wrong and you are definitely not a bad mother. And Jamilah and Erica are your tribe.

These two best friends, single mothers, and creators of the Good Moms Bad Choices podcast are here to remind every woman that you can be a good mom despite not fitting the "perfect mom" standard. In this much-needed book, part memoir, part guide, and part manifesto, they bring the refreshing honesty and down-to-earth humor of their podcast to the stories of their own journeys as mothers, offering women insight and tools they can use to recognize their own past traumas, find a way to healing, and break free from unrealistic expectations of what it means to be a good parent.

Jamilah and Erica take us through their own journeys as single mothers raising children, being in (and falling out of) relationships, making mom friends, and, ultimately, finding themselves as they learned to redefine motherhood on their own terms. Uncensored, unapologetic, empathetic, and no-holds-barred, A Good Mom's Guide to Making Bad Choices takes an unconventional and much-needed approach to motherhood that recognizes that moms are vibrant, sexual, creative beings with needs and desires that deserve to be acknowledged and respected. It's a breath of fresh air for all moms today.

Dimensions (Overall): 8.25 (H) x 5.5 (W) x .81 (D)
Weight: 1.0
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 240
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Personal Memoirs
Publisher: HarperOne
Format: Hardcover
Author: Jamilah Mapp & Erica Dickerson
Language: English
Street Date: May 2, 2023
TCIN: 87873939
UPC: 9780063161979
Item Number (DPCI): 059-01-1764
Origin: Made in the USA
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.81 inches length x 5.5 inches width x 8.25 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1 pounds
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5.0 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
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4 recommendations

Good moms good choice!

5 out of 5 stars
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Kelz16 - 1 month ago, Verified purchaser
I love that this was an easy read. I appreciate their honesty, and them giving all the tea, the juicy tea I listen to the podcast and I’ve been a fan ever since I heard them on baby mamas no drama podcast. I became so invested and was so excited when I finally got my hands on a copy of this book highly recommend for mothers, if you’re thinking about becoming a mother or if you just want to check in with someone to see if you got it together I think this is a all-around read and no matter what your situation is you can take something out of this book and apply it to your everyday life.
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You Wont Regret Purchasing This!

5 out of 5 stars
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LGF - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
I’m a huge fan of Milah & Ericka, I’ve been following their podcast for a couple years now, and I finally got my hands on this book. I balled my eyes out to it. I love it so much! This would make a great present ❤️
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Must read for all women!

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E - 8 months ago, Verified purchaser
LOVED LOVED THIS BOOK. This is a must read for ALL women not just mothers I am a mother but this book spoke to me and my personal experiences and challenges on so many levels ! Definitely a great read, raw and honest I am so happy I read this book!
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A Self-Acceptance Guide for all women/mothers

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Tiana - 9 months ago, Verified purchaser
First of all, if you don't an open mind this book isn't for you. This book is truly a testament of self acceptance and self love for all women and mothers out there. I've been listening to their podcast since last year and to hear their personal stories made me love them even more. This book teaches women that it's perfectly okay to be an amazing mom who DOESN'T always have it all together. It's about finding happiness not just as a mother but happiness within because you can exist happily outside of motherhood too.
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