people are saying about
Sandi Kahn Shelton's "YOU MIGHT AS WELL LAUGH"
cheerful, flippant view of family life, with a compassionate
undercurrent that gives these observations weight.
Sandi's columns . . . lay out the crucible of the work-family
conflict: How do you get it all done and where do you find
the humor- It's wonderful how she so often picks out and shares
aspects of her family life that readers like me can identify
-SUE SHELLENBARGER, Wall Street Journal "Work
and Family"radio host and columnist
A storyteller with contagious wit, Shelton recounts the compromising
moments, fractious scenes and 'bijantic' laughs of her adventures
in motherhood. For anyone who has been down that road, she
is the kind of writer you want to call at the end of the book
to say "Keep in touch."
-MARY KAY BLAKELY, author, American Mom
With You Might As Well Laugh, Sandi Kahn Shelton emerges
as the true successor to Erma Bombeck's throne. Her amusing
accounts of the everyday ups-and-downs of family life will
keep you laughing from one car pool run to the next.
-JUDSEN CULBRETH, editor-in-chief, Working Mother
Sandi Kahn Shelton portrays everyday family life in an entertaining
yet fundamentally reassuring manner. You Might As Well Laugh
. . . provides us with a delightful reminder that what often
appears as an overwhelming crisis can be recalled later with
warmth and humor.
-MORRIS A. WESSEL, M.D., Clinical Professor of
Pediatrics, Yale Medical School
I'm thankful that this very funny and observant lady is a
writer and not a cartoonist!
-BIL KEANE, Creator of "The Family Circus"
One of the most entertaining yet true-to-life books I have
-LOUISE BATES AMES, author, series of child development
books including Your One-Year-Old: The Fun-Loving, Fussy 12-To