What Do You Do All Day?

What Do You Do All Day?

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Baker & Taylor
Feeling frazzled and frumpy in her day-to-day experiences as a Manhattan stay-at-home mom with two preschool age children, Jennifer Bradley considers returning to work while tackling an array of challenges at the playground, in play groups, and at birthday parties.

McMillan Palgrave
Amy Scheibe's debut novel is a fresh, funny, witty take on the magic manic days of young motherhood. Her Jennifer Bradley is a thoroughly modern mommy—a former club kid who is married to the man of her dreams and who quit a fabulous job as an antiquarian objects dealer to raise her two children: Georgia, a very advanced age 4, and baby Max.
But it's alarmingly easy to spin a stay-at-home mommy's world on its axis—and Jennifer's is whirling. If it's not her mother-in-law on her tail to expose her precious grandchildren to a better element (not to mention pointing out that dangerous concrete floor in their loft), it's her husband Thom announcing he'll be on the road to Singapore for the next who-knows how long. And is this really the right time for her dad to announce that her mother isn't exactly who Jennifer thinks she is? Or for the ex-boyfriend—aka the Adult Child Actor—to come back on the scene?
An American answer to Alison Pearson's I Don’t Know How She Does It, What Do You Do All Day? is a sparkling, lovable novel for mommies of all kinds—whether in the trenches or out on the hustings.


Holtzbrinck
Amy Scheibe’s debut novel is a fresh, funny, witty take on the magic manic days of young motherhood. Her Jennifer Bradley is a thoroughly modern mommy—a former club kid who is married to the man of her dreams and who quit a fabulous job as an antiquarian objects dealer to raise her two children: Georgia, a very advanced age 4 (CHK), and baby Max.

But it’s alarmingly easy to spin a stay-at-home mommy’s world on its axis—and Jennifer’s is whirling. If it’s not her mother-in-law on her tail to expose her precious grandchildren to a better element (not to mention pointing out that dangerous concrete floor in their loft), it’s her husband Thom announcing he’ll be on the road to Singapore for the next who-knows how long. And is this really the right time for her dad to announce that her mother isn’t exactly who Jennifer thinks she is? Or for the ex-boyfriend—aka the Adult Child Actor--to come back on the scene?

An American answer to Alison Pearson’s I DON’T KNOW HOW SHE DOES IT, WHAT DO YOU DO ALL DAY? is a sparkling, lovable novel for mommies of all kinds—whether in the trenches or out on the hustings.


Baker
& Taylor

Feeling frazzled in her life as a Manhattan stay-at-home mom with two preschool age children, Jennifer Bradley considers returning to work while tackling challenges at the playground, in play groups, and at birthday parties.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2005.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780312343033
0312343035
Characteristics: 308 p. ; 22 cm.

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