By Kendra Wilkinson
Kendra Wilkinson has published herself before—in the pages of Playboy and on her fact express, Kendra. Now she finds her deepest facet, sharing the ups and downs, the fun and demanding situations of motherhood, marriage, and existence within the spotlight.
In this intimate follow-up to her New York Times bestseller, Sliding into Home, Kendra confides her so much candid strategies and emotions on her reports as a brand new mother, and she or he divulges her secrets and techniques on tips to do all of it and make it glance effortless, attractive, and fun—even while it’s not.
Now with a husband and child in her existence, a booming model to control, and her personal must take into consideration too, Kendra is studying the artwork of stability, occasionally the not easy approach. no longer eager to pawn her baby off to nannies like such a lot of different stars, Kendra relishes the position of supermom—kissing boo-boos, making lunches, scheduling playdates—all whereas juggling appearances, work out movies, or even education for the ultra-competitive hit exhibit Dancing with the Stars.
While Being Kendra is stuffed with humor and actual tales that ladies can relate to, it’s additionally a heartrending examine Kendra’s very own trip via a few darkish areas, together with a personal fight with postpartum melancholy and a really public tussle with post-baby weight-loss. Kendra, who has continuously been recognized for her athletic (and more advantageous) determine, opens up approximately her efforts to get her bikini physique again and the trouble of no longer taking a look horny, which she believed used to be her most beneficial caliber. Her struggle to drop some pounds at any price, chronicled at the covers of numerous magazines, has turn into yet one more triumph for Kendra as she maintains to reach the face of adversity.
From dental assistant, to Playboy female friend and face of a franchise, to spouse and new mom, Kendra has embraced what lifestyles has thrown at her with selection, fortitude, and a prepared chortle. This bold and sincere memoir captures Kendra and her relatives of their top and worst moments as she lives, loves, rebounds, and, finally, reveals her position in her new world.
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4 Cf. P. Mackridge, Language and identity in Greece, 1766-1976 (Oxford, 2010). For these and other examples, see Mackridge, Language and identity, esp. pp. 97, 152, 168, 177 and 231. 3 4 marilena karyolemou It seems, therefore, that in dual language situations, educated people can make use of both the learned and the vernacular variety in writing. While such an assertion might be interpreted as an either/or case, the situation is in reality much more complex, especially when rapid or extensive social changes tend to dilute and reshape class distinctions: the boundary between what is learned and what is naturally acquired is not always easy to establish.
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Being Kendra: Cribs, Cocktails, and Getting My Sexy Back by Kendra Wilkinson