I loved the title of this book which is why I wanted to review it. Momover was written by Dana Wood, a health and beauty journalist. What I liked about this book was that it wasn’t really a mommy advice book. To me it was about having a life again. Even though I gave birth to my first child ages ago, I still haven’t gotten my old pre-baby body back. I still feel like “the mom” most of the time and don’t feel as attractive as I did before I had kids. Some of the things this book talked about were getting your body back, but it wasn’t just about that. The book was divided into three sections – getting it together mentally, getting it together physically, and getting it together emotionally and spiritually.
I didn’t really need the section on getting it together mentally. I have four kids and haven’t had a baby in a while, but I thought that it had a lot of good advice for new moms. What I most wanted to read was (more…)