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Imperfection sweepstakes: Win a copy of True Mom Confessions

Friday, April 17th, 2009

Brett Berk, one of America’s less conventional parenting authorities, is giving away three copies of the new, controversial book True Mom Confessions: Real Moms Get Real by Romi Lassally on his blog. He asks only that you debase yourself by making a confession of your own and hints that grotesque disclosures will be judged extra-favorably. […]

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Inside the “bad parent” craze

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

The Wall Street Journal reports on a popular new pastime: publicly confessing what a shitty caregiver you are. The piece cites’s phenomenally successful “Bad Parent” column, and enough new books on the subject (including one by Michael Chabon’s notorious wife) to justify Compulsively Shared Parental Incompetence as a trend. Best anecdote: The woman who […]

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