Motherhood is a beautiful and rewarding journey, but let’s be honest, it can also be a chaotic and humorous experience. Luckily, there are some amazing books out there that capture the hilarity of motherhood in all its messy glory. In this article, we’ll be highlighting some of the top funny books about motherhood that are guaranteed to make you laugh out loud.
“Confessions of a Scary Mommy” by Jill Smokler
Jill Smokler’s book “Confessions of a Scary Mommy” is a hilarious and brutally honest account of motherhood. From the challenges of breastfeeding to the struggle of keeping a clean house with children, Smokler shares her experiences with raw honesty and humor. This book is a must-read for any mother who needs a good laugh and a reminder that they’re not alone in their parenting struggles.
“Sh*tty Mom: The Parenting Guide for the Rest of Us” by Laurie Kilmartin, Karen Moline, Alicia Ybarbo, and Mary Ann Zoellner
“Sh*tty Mom” is a laugh-out-loud funny book that takes a humorous approach to the challenges of motherhood. The authors, who are all mothers themselves, offer advice on everything from getting your child to sleep to dealing with a picky eater. This book is a refreshing take on parenting and will make any mother feel less alone in their struggles.
“The Unmumsy Mum” by Sarah Turner
“The Unmumsy Mum” by Sarah Turner is a candid and humorous memoir about motherhood. Turner shares her experiences of raising two young children and the ups and downs that come with it. From dealing with postpartum depression to the joys of watching her children grow up, Turner’s book is a funny and heartwarming read that any mother can relate to.
“I Heart My Little A-Holes” by Karen Alpert
“I Heart My Little A-Holes” is a hilarious book that will make any mother feel better about the chaos that comes with raising children. Author Karen Alpert shares her experiences of motherhood with brutal honesty and humor. From dealing with tantrums to trying to get a moment of peace and quiet, Alpert’s book is a relatable and funny take on the challenges of parenthood.
“Moms Who Drink and Swear” by Nicole Knepper
Nicole Knepper’s book “Moms Who Drink and Swear” is a hilarious and irreverent take on motherhood. Knepper doesn’t hold back when it comes to sharing her opinions on parenting, and her humor is refreshingly honest. This book is a must-read for any mother who needs a break from the seriousness of motherhood and wants to laugh out loud.
“Why Is My Mother Getting a Tattoo?” by Jancee Dunn
Jancee Dunn’s book “Why Is My Mother Getting a Tattoo?” is a funny memoir about her experiences as a new mother, and her relationship with her own mother. Dunn’s sharp wit and humor shine through as she navigates the challenges of parenting while also dealing with her own parents’ quirks.
“The Bad Mother’s Handbook” by Kate Long
“The Bad Mother’s Handbook” by Kate Long is a hilarious fiction novel about three generations of women and their unique approaches to motherhood. Long’s witty writing and relatable characters make this book a page-turner for any mother looking for a lighthearted read.
“Toddlers Are A**holes: It’s Not Your Fault” by Bunmi Laditan
Bunmi Laditan’s book “Toddlers Are A**holes” is a funny parenting guide that offers humorous and relatable advice on raising toddlers. Laditan’s frank and honest approach to motherhood is refreshing, and her humor will make any mother feel less alone in their parenting struggles.
“Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son’s First Year” by Anne Lamott
Anne Lamott’s book “Operating Instructions” is a funny and poignant memoir about her experiences as a new mother. Lamott’s witty writing and honesty about the challenges of motherhood make this book a must-read for any new mom.
“I See You Made an Effort: Compliments, Indignities, and Survival Stories from the Edge of 50” by Annabelle Gurwitch
While not solely about motherhood, Annabelle Gurwitch’s book “I See You Made an Effort” is a humorous memoir about aging, parenting, and life in general. Gurwitch’s self-deprecating humor and honest reflections on getting older and raising a child will make any mother laugh and feel seen.