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The Baby Diaries: Memories, Milestones and Misadventures by Tess Daly
  

The Baby Diaries: Memories, Milestones and Misadventures

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An honest open account of first time parenting with Tess Daly recording her world from the beginnings of her first pregnancy through to becoming a confident mother. It's always interesting to find out how others cope in these situations and Tess does not shy away from the hard times as well as the wonderful and rewarding times. A good read for first time mums with helpful tips and reassurance.

March 2010 Good Housekeeping selection.

Strictly Come Dancing presenter and mum of two Tess Daly brings out The Baby Diaries this month, her account of becoming a mum.

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Synopsis

The Baby Diaries: Memories, Milestones and Misadventures by Tess Daly

If there's one thing that puts us all on a level playing field it's becoming a mum for the first time, everything else - work, sleep, sanity - goes out of the window. When I was handed our first daughter, Phoebe, I was terrified. This tiny bundle seemed so small and helpless and it was down to me and Vernon to take care of her every need when between us we couldn't change a nappy.

This book is the story of my journey into motherhood. From the shock and excitement of the positive pregnancy test to trying to look 'stylish' when I couldn't even see my feet, the overwhelming emotion of having our beautiful baby and the horror to come of not sleeping properly for over three years. And then deciding to do it all over again!

I do hope that by sharing my story you will have a better idea of what to expect, pick up a few tips and gain a little reassurance that even if the journey is rocky at times (as ours was!) we all become brilliant mums...eventually.


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About the Author

Tess Daly was brought up in a small Yorkshire village along with her younger sister Karen. Spotted by a model scout aged eighteen, Tess spent the next 10 years as a successful model living in Tokyo, Paris and New York. Since relocating to London she has presented numerous television shows including seven series of BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Tess met her husband Vernon Kay on an early presenting job and they married in 2002. Tess and Vernon are the proud parents of Phoebe, 4, and Amber, 5 months.

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Book Info

Publication date

18th February 2010

Author

Tess Daly

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Publisher

Vermilion an imprint of Ebury Press

Format

Hardback
288 pages

Categories

Biography / Autobiography
The Real World
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Pregnancy, birth & baby care
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ISBN

9780091935160

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