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Book Club Pick: Women Are Scary by Melanie Dale

Relationships are complicated, to say the least. For moms, it can be even more difficult. Think about it. We spend the majority of our time at play groups, church gatherings, weekly story times at the library or ballet classes with random women. Trying to make small talk with someone you barely know is hard. Sometimes you think to yourself...that mom over there seems like she's my kind of friend. Our kids are in the same activities, and we wear the same clothes...Target and Old Navy. One day, you decide to strike up a casual conversation. All the while you're keeping your fingers crossed that you don't make a complete fool out of yourself. Sound familiar?

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Melanie Dale, mom of three, can fully relate to this common scenario. That's why she wrote the book Women Are Scary: The Totally Awkward Adventure of Finding Mom Friends. Becoming a mom wasn't exactly what Melanie had in mind. But as it happens so often, God had other plans for this blushing bride. After the birth of her first child, she quickly learned that now her life completely revolved around the baby's schedule. Gone were the days of sleeping late and binge watching favorite television shows. No more girls' night outs...or so she thought.

Book Club Pick: Moms Are Scary

In this upcoming release, Melanie uses a dating analogy to encourage moms to put aside their fears in order to achieve one primary goal...to find lifelong friends. Take a trip around the bases where you will encounter Mom Monsters, The Group Date, The Superpower of Initiating, Praying for a Bromance, and What the World Needs Now. If you're in need of a "momlationship", laugh along with Melanie as she delves into the do's and don'ts of making yourself a better mom, person, and friend. And if all goes well, you'll make it to fourth base, also known as home plate, where you will discover the ultimate friends to enrich your one-of-a-kind life.

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Book Club Pick:Women Are Scary

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