Here are five new memoirs about being a mother (shall we call them "momoirs"?) being released just in time for Mother's Day.
“Baby Steps: Having the Child I Always Wanted (Just Not As I Expected)”
By: Elisabeth Rohm
The “Law & Order” actress details her struggles with infertility while trying to remain in the Hollywood scene in her new memoir. As she writes, “Infertility, especially in Hollywood, is definitely a dirty little secret. ... The reason I believe most people hide the fact they have trouble conceiving is very simple: It suggests you are getting older.” It hits shelves May 1.
“Everything is Perfect When You’re a Liar”
By: Kelly Oxford
Oxford is one of Twitter’s favorite personalities, garnering close to half a million followers with her irreverent take on motherhood. Go behind the scenes of her family life in this new collection of essays.
“Lost in Suburbia: A Momoir of How I Got Pregnant, Lost Myself, and Got My Cool Back in the New Jersey Suburbs”
By: Tracy Beckerman
She got a yard, but when Beckerman and her family moved from New York City to the suburbs of New Jersey, she learned that her dream of being a fulfilled stay-at-home mother was not what she envisioned.
“Moms Who Drink and Swear: True Tales of Loving My Kids While Losing My Mind”
By: Nicole Knepper
Knepper chronicles the utter lunacy that comes with being a parent in her new memoir. How does she do it? Through drinking and swearing, of course.
“Bloom: Finding Beauty in the Unexpected”
By: Kelle Hampton
“Bloom,” Hampton’s bestselling memoir about raising a daughter with Down syndrome, is out in paperback April 2nd. Read along as she figures out how disappointment can be transformed into something beautiful.