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The cover of cartoonist Grace Farris' book Mom Milestones: The TRUE Story of the First Seven Years.The other day, I almost threw a copy of What to Expect the First Year across the room. As a parent to be, it’s impossible to avoid the What to Expect series, whose seven pastel-hued titles have sold more than 42 million copies nationwide. First published in 1984, What to Expect When You’re Expecting is such an enduring American institution that it even became a rom-com starring Cameron Diaz and Jennifer Lopez. Maybe some of the appeal is simply in the title. When you’re a clueless first-time parent, overwhelmed by the daunting idea of being responsible for another human life, you’d like nothing more than to know what to expect. So, after a friend lent me her dog-eared copy, I jumped right in—and found it…

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