Synopses & Reviews
Lifestyle blogger and BetterTV host Jordan Reid offers an irresistibly entertainingand#151;and practical!and#151;read for soon-to-be moms. Part memoir, part how-to, Carrying On is filled with candid, intimate, and humorous stories, as well as advice for expectant moms on fashion, beauty, entertaining, relationships, and more.
Carrying On offers tips on each of these topics, but more than that, the book is a virtual diary of the worries and challenges and joys that come along with expecting a child. It acknowledges how difficult impending parenthood can sometimes feel, and then empowers women to follow their own instincts and take care of themselves as well as baby during this special timeand#151;whether that means re-covering a pregnancy pillow in leopard fabric, filling a bathroom with the scent of lavender, or whipping up a delicious (and easy) dinner for no other reason than itand#8217;s Wednesday night.
Filled with straightforward, fun, and easy tips woven into an appealingly authentic account of the challenges associated with pregnancy, Carrying On offers even the most anxious mothers-to-be heartfelt support, tangible guidance, and, as always, a little bit of glam.
A guide for soon-to-be moms dealing with all the changes that come along with pregnancy while maintaining glam
and#147;When you find out that youand#8217;re pregnant, you might be nervous. I certainly was,
mostly because I didnand#8217;t know anything, and I wanted to know it all. Right now.and#8221;
In Carrying On, lifestyle blogger Jordan Reid weaves real-world fashion, beauty, home dand#233;cor, and entertaining advice into a candid account of what pregnancy (and new parenthood) is really like. Fearlessly taking on topics that every mom-to-be wrestles with, including judgment from peers (and total strangers), relationship upheavals, intimacy issues, and the greatest worry of alland#151;can you ever truly be and#147;readyand#8221; for a change as big as a baby?and#151;Carrying On is a must-read for any woman looking for a humorous (and sometimes heartbreaking) account of what life is like when youand#8217;re waiting for your new one to start.
About the Author
Jordan Reid studied cognitive neuroscience at Harvard University before turning her focus to fashion, beauty, entertaining, and home dand#233;cor by creating her lifestyle website, RamshackleGlam. Reid is a consultant for national brands and a lifestyle expert for online, print, and on-air media outlets, in addition to hosting her own online series, Jordan in the House. She lives in Tarrytown, New York.