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Ariel Gore's The Mother Trip: Hip Mama's Guide to Staying Sane in the Chaos of Motherhood (2000) is a collection of essays showing the highlights and the low points of motherhood. Gore, an outspoken urban mom, gives inspiration, encouragement, and moral support to realworld mothers.

Breeder: Real-life Stories from the New Generation of Mothers (2001), edited by Ariel Gore and Bee Lavender, is a collection of essays about motherhood from Generation X writers.

Mother Zone: Love, Sex, and Laundry in the Modern Family(1992) is the autobiography of Toronto journalist Marni Jackson. It portrays the drama inherent in mother-child relationships in a society that idealizes motherhood while devaluing its importance.

Perri Klass's collection Love and Modern Medicine: Stories (2001) focuses on domestic life as experienced by young couples and families.

Anne Lamott's Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life (1994) drew rave reviews and was a national bestseller...

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