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Motherhood is not always easy and the lack of authenticity about it can be isolating and damaging to new moms. Claudine Wolk is sharing a real and very empowering take on the highs and lows of motherhood in her book It Gets Easier and Other Lies We Tell New Mothers. This book is the new guide that all first-time moms need.

Disclaimer: Strength 4 Spouses was given a complimentary copy of this book on audio in exchange for an honest review.


Claudine Wolk’s book is the new friend that all first-time moms need. Her “uncensored advice” is is both practical, authentic, and sometimes humorous. This is just what new moms need. From body image to a baby’s schedule, Claudine covers it all in this must read that includes practical tips in each chapter. 

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It Gets Easier and Other Lies We Tell New Mothers has so many strengths to detail. The ultimate strength is the authenticity in Claudine Wolk’s words. This book is just what I wished I had when I became a first time mom. In addition, the remaining strengths are listed below:

  • 100’s of women and men were interviewed for this book. 
  • Summary and tips offered at the end of each chapter.
  • Tough topics are discussed such as: societal pressures, marriage after a baby, the stay at home mom versus the working mom, lack of support after childbirth, and sex after a baby.

My Final Thoughts

I have always felt that my motherhood experience has been severely misunderstood. Had someone handed me this book, it would have changed my experience immensely. It Gets Easier and Other Lies We Tell New Mothers is a book with a very real, yet empowering take on motherhood. Claudine Wolk offers practical tips and advice to help new mothers through the trenches. This book has the power to take away the isolation and societal pressure that is placed upon new mothers. It offers real support and compassion for the motherhood experience. I highly recommend this book to all new mothers. 

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About the Author

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Claudine Wolk is a writer, radio talk show host, podcast host, and book marketing consultant. Her first book, It Gets Easier and Other Lies We Tell New Mothers has affectionately become “the perfect baby shower gift.” Claudine is working on her second non-fiction book aimed at helping writers who want to publish and market a book in the same fun, practical way as her first book. Claudine lives with her husband, Joe, in Bucks County, PA and has three grown children and a baby grandson.

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