The Girlfriends' Guide to Toddlers

The Girlfriends' Guide to Toddlers

By Vicki Iovine

Perigee Books, Paperback, 9780399524387, 271pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 1999


With a combined total of over 300,000 Girlfriends' Guides in print, Vicki Iovine offers the kind of tongue-in-cheek humor and straight-from-the-hip advice that has made her one of today's most popular authorities on child rearing. Now she takes the next step in the Girlfriends series by helping mothers deal with that mysterious, baffling, often adorable and frequently alarming being their baby has become--a toddler.

About the Author
Vicki Iovine is the mother of four teenage children. Since the success of "The Girlfriends' Guide to Pregnancy", she has gone on to write several books in the Girlfriends' Guide series, has lent her expertise in columns for the "Los Angeles Times" and "Child" magazine, and has served as a relationships correspondent for "Redbook". She has also been a parenting correspondent on the "Today" show, "Oprah", and "The View". Vicki lives in Los Angeles with her children and husband, Jimmy Iovine.

Praise For The Girlfriends' Guide to Toddlers

“Chatty, hilarious, informative and wise…Iovine offers the kind of frank, sanity-saving advice you might get from a beloved best friend who’s already been there.”—Bookpage
“Iovine and the Girlfriends are back at it again, granting us the benefit of their considerable experience on everything toddlerish.”—The Austin Chronicle
“Well-written and graced with humor, The Girlfriends’ Guide will, like a good friend, help get you thorough those first wobbly years of motherhood.”—Chicago Tribune
“Iovine offers entertaining anecdotes and sage advice on raising kids from ages one to three…this seasoned mom knowledgeably walks readers through the toddler trenches…fans will be delighted in this latest volume in the Girlfriends’ series, and new mothers warily approaching their child’s toddlerhood will find that Iovine’s take on these challenging years is as reasonable as that of any ‘expert’—and quite a bit funnier.”—Publishers Weekly