—Alison Sweeney author of The Mommy Diet
and host of The Biggest Loser
Timeless Tips for Modern Moms
Erin Bried, author of How to Sew a Button, shares 100 charming and useful step-by-stepy how-to’s, advice and stories, culled from mothers throughout the ages.
As a first-time mother, Erin found she had countless things to worry about, so she sought out real experts: mothers and grandmothers who’ve raised extraordinary children and whose simple advice has stood the test of time. Mothers like Esther Safran Foer, mother of novelist Jonathan Safran Foer; Elaine Maddow, mother of MSNBC host Rachel Maddow; Sunchita Tyson, mother of astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, among others. Based on what she learned from these amazing moms, Erin shares time-tested ways to calm a teething baby, make homemade baby food, knit booties, lull a baby to sleep and so much more.