Big Rigs for Moms: A Crash Course in Sons for New Mothers

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Uh-oh, it's a boy. For new mothers, understanding the world of boys can be puzzling what with their obsessions with dinosaurs, construction machinery, Star Wars, pirates, and, well, guns. Big Rigs for Moms is a friendly cheat sheet for new moms that demystifies these topics, from trains and trucks to freaky science and insects. With a smart sense of humor, parent/author Jenna McCarthy explains just what's so fascinating about forts, knots, and even poop—and then gives moms some cool insider knowledge, a reading ...

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Overview

Uh-oh, it's a boy. For new mothers, understanding the world of boys can be puzzling what with their obsessions with dinosaurs, construction machinery, Star Wars, pirates, and, well, guns. Big Rigs for Moms is a friendly cheat sheet for new moms that demystifies these topics, from trains and trucks to freaky science and insects. With a smart sense of humor, parent/author Jenna McCarthy explains just what's so fascinating about forts, knots, and even poop—and then gives moms some cool insider knowledge, a reading list, or a fun activity to share with their little man. You can give a boy a tube of glitter glue, but sooner or later he'll turn it into a weapon. Pow!

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"AWESOME. Being the mother of two boys, this would have been a perfect read so I knew what to expect when I was pregnant with my first son... Every single thing in this book is spot on. Having already lived what Jenna wrote, I can say for sure she covered all the bases – from dinosaurs (and lately dragons) to Superhero gear (TONS of it), this is a perfect book for a new mom to read on those seemingly endless nights of nursing and rocking their little man to sleep."
—MomSpective

"Big Rigs for Moms: A Crash Course in Sons for New Mothers is a great baby shower gift for a new mom expecting a baby boy. It demystifies trains and trucks, pirates, freaky insects, dinosaurs, and construction machinery. Plus it suggests 'talking points!'"
—The Gilded Lily

"This is a cute book that gives you some must need to know boy facts."
—Local Haven 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570616228
  • Publisher: Sasquatch Books
  • Publication date: 3/16/2010
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Jenna McCarthy has been a magazine writer and radio host and is the author of The Parent Trip and Cheers to the New Mom!/Dad! She lives in Santa Barbara with her husband and two daughters. Sasha Barr is an illustrator and designer based in Seattle whose

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