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Not Your Mother’s Book…on Being a Parent available for purchase.

Every story in the Not Your Mother’s Book (NYMB) series contains approximately 60 real-life stories dedicated to a unique theme, drawn from the passion and experience of dozens of writers in a whimsical and entertaining mix of irreverence and humor. This book focuses on being a parent and how crazy and hilarious life can be, even with poop on your hands!

“Founded by former coauthors and editors of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, this similarly styled anthology series foregoes the sad, sappy, preachy, or death-oriented stories that were that series’ hallmark, and unlike that series, is never afraid to be a little risqué. These stories are funny, daring, different, and smart.” Amazon.com

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NOT YOUR MOTHER’S BOOK…ON CATS  is available for purchase.

Every story
in the Not Your Mother’s Book (NYMB) series contains approximately 60 real-life stories dedicated to a unique theme, drawn from the passion and experience of dozens of writers in a whimsical and entertaining mix of irreverence and humor.

Founded by former coauthors and editors of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, this similarly styled anthology series foregoes the sad, sappy, preachy, or death-oriented stories that were that series’ hallmark, and unlike that series, is never afraid to be a little risqué.

AMAZON PAPERBACK BOOK DELIVERED TO YOUR DOOR – CLICK HERE
BARNES & NOBLE – CLICK HERE

ORDER SIGNED COPY FROM STACEY BY EMAILING HER AT: laughingwithkids@yahoo.com

 

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I JUST WANT TO BE ALONE (Part II of series) 

The second volume in the best-selling I Just Want to Pee Alone series!

“Don’t get us wrong, we love the men in our lives – we do (most of the time). It’s just that sometimes we would like them to go away. Not forever or anything like that. Just for an hour … or a day … or a weekend. We want some time to ourselves to read a good book or take a walk or do anything other than try to make a dent in the never ending mound of dirty clothes that keeps piling up on the floor on his side of the bed. We just want to be alone. All alone. Is that too much to ask?”

I Just Want to Be Alone is a collection of humorous essays from 37 of the most Super Cool Lady Writers you’ll find on the web. Including: People I Want to Punch in the Throat, Sisterhood of the Sensible Moms, A.K. Turner, My Husband Ate All My Ice Cream, Hollow Tree Adventures, Bad Parenting Moments and Stacey Hatton

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I JUST WANT TO PEE ALONE

This award-winning book is available for sale and sitting high on the charts!! The reviews and sales continue to impress!

37 of the craziest mom bloggers have put their internet stories on hold to compile a hilarious anthology of parenting essays titled, “I Just Want To Pee Alone.”

“After the success of her best-selling holiday book proved that bloggers could make big profits in the world of print, “Jen,” the founder of the popular blog People I Want To Punch in the Throat, wanted to expand to a wider audience. She reached out for contributions from other mommy bloggers and compiled their work into a book that is guaranteed to make readers laugh, cry, wince, gasp, and thank God that at least we have each other.

Covering a range of topics from potty training to coping with the death of a loved one, each essay is grounded with the common theme of finding humor in their mundane and sometimes heart-breaking daily struggles.

Keep in mind, this collection of funny fast-paced stories would make a great gift for anyone who loves to laugh, and knows anything about motherhood. Perhaps even a baby shower gift for the sarcastic and fun mom-to-be?”

(This material is for mature audiences only.)

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My Funny Major Medical

Laughter might be the best medicine, but it’s not covered by Medicare. So this little book provides a low-cost, over-the-counter dosage to cheer up (and/or terrify) those who find themselves on the wrong end of health maintenance. (Whichever the “wrong end” might be.) Some of the funniest humor writers on the scene today share their stories, jokes, therapeutic venting, and scans of the process of Getting Better–including some medical personnel who didn’t realize they were being funny.

Contributors include columnists, comedians, authors, TV writers, and people with unauthorized access to hospital files.

Sound good? Want a copy?

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Whether you enjoy your purchase or not, I would appreciate an honest review on the site where you bought it (Amazon or BN). This helps authors more than you know!

Also, if you could share with just one friend about any of these books, sure to promise many laughs, they won’t be disappointed.

More books to come. I promise!

All my best,

Stacey

Recent Posts

Super Bowl Hangover Week

– photo provided by Anthony Behar, TNS

So have you recovered from last Sunday’s football? What a game and what a party!

I’m sure many of you are still wearing your elastic band pants. That mammoth-sized ingestion of sodium gets the best of us. Once the swelling goes down and folks don’t have hobbit feet, the silent focus is on getting your proper digestion back in check.

How will all of that cheese dip pass without killing me?

Did you know the average Super Bowl viewer consumes 4,000 to 6,000 calories during one game? I believe that’s cutting it close to the caloric requirement of a Killer Whale. Thanksgiving is a only 3,000 calories, and we all get prepared for that day by kicking up the cardio a few weeks prior. OK, maybe not everyone does that, but they sure think about it… real hard.

The caloric gluttony, while enjoying a game with large men jumping in a pile of flailing limbs, is disgraceful and I cannot condone that behavior. Unless there’s 7-layer or spinach artichoke dip, then, “People, slowly back away from the table or someone might lose a finger!”

Why is it a prerequisite to gorge on carbs and sit on the couch watching others exercise? Not even marathon runners prepare before the big race with that much starch. Now I could see the football players pigging out after the big game; especially, if they covered some major yardage. They’d deserve it — Bucky, Jr. and your other brother Darrell, probably not so much.

So how about those Cowboys!?

I’ve never been a football fan or spectator. Any sport that takes four hours is not within my attention span range. I do love catching the commercials and basing my stock options on who can afford a 30-second spot.

Pistachios? You really make that much money?

But my true reason for this season is… you guessed it, the H-A-L-F-T-I-M-E Show!!!

Remember the days when amazing bands would show off their new dance moves? Before social media saturated the web, taking the fun out of seeing performers live? Then later when performers cursing had to be bleeped out and certain “swimming suit” areas became exposed, the quality went downhill. That is until The Lady Gaga.

She refers to herself as a performing artist, which gives her a fish-netted leg up on the creativity of her show. No performer in the 50 years of Super Bowling had requested the closed roof of the stadium be opened for her and her drone backup dancers of the sky.

She was like David Bowie except with no pants, singing and shaking her moneymaker for the world to see. She came down from the roof like a sparkling frog with un-brushed hair; and using a Hollywood sleight of hand, she air-swam to the stage with patriotic grace. I haven’t checked the facts, but I’m 100 percent certain she is the first musical act to incorporate the game of football with the performance. You’d think that would be an obvious theme for a half-time show, but what do I know?

The close of Ms. Gaga’s genius show came to an end, with her catching a bedazzled football, executing an epic mic drop, and jumping off a 12-foot platform into thin air, confusing the cameraman and spectators at home. Brilliant!

Who knows maybe performing artists will make a comeback and move out of coffee shops and libraries? This was a show, which left us craving more and she didn’t even need to wear her meat dress. A seven-layer dip costume would have done me in.

So I had an idea, back to the starch and fat fest…

What if you had your guests dance to the half-time show? The beer is cut off unless they get up and move it. Think of how many calories your friends could burn before round two.

Next year, I’m going to throw a Cardio Super Bowl party. Get out your yoga pants, Ladies because we’re gonna sweat.

Plus, yoga pants have elastic waistbands. Bonus.

(previously published in The Kansas City Star on February 10, 2017)

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