Table of Contents for Confessions of a Scary Mommy : An Honest and Irreverent Look at Motherhood--the Good, the Bad, and the Scary


Foreword 1(4)
Chapter 1 Being a Scary Mommy
5(6)
The Scary Mommy Manifesto
9(2)
Chapter 2 THIS Is Supposed to Be Beautiful?
11(9)
Chapter 3 Yes, You'll Shit on the Delivery Table
20(7)
Chapter 4 Are They Really Letting Me Take This Thing Home?
27(7)
Chapter 5 Paying for the Nine-Month Binge
34(6)
Chapter 6 The Name Game
40(6)
Chapter 7 The Fur Baby
46(5)
Chapter 8 Subjectively Revolting
51(5)
Chapter 9 There Are No Sick Days in Motherhood
56(5)
Chapter 10 Grilled Cheese, Squared
61(4)
Chapter 11 The "Perfect" Picture
65(5)
Chapter 12 The Mommy Club
70(5)
Chapter 13 The Biggest Baby of All
75(5)
Chapter 14 I Like You Best... Today
80(7)
Chapter 15 I Hate Other People's Kids (Not Yours, of Course)
87(7)
Chapter 16 This "Vacation" Sure Is a Lot of Work
94(6)
Chapter 17 Freedom of Speech
100(4)
Chapter 18 Birthday Wars
104(8)
Chapter 19 Searching for Mary Poppins
112(6)
Chapter 20 The Xanax Approach to Parenting
118(8)
Chapter 21 The Twelve-Foot-Deep Death Trap (aka the Pool)
126(6)
Chapter 22 Didn't I Already Graduate?
132(8)
Chapter 23 Girl, Repeated
140(5)
Chapter 24 The Aching-Ovary Epidemic
145(5)
Chapter 25 The Mommy Races
150(6)
Chapter 26 More Mommy Confessions
156(10)
Acknowledgments 166