A 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 with.
-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 magazine
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 ever read.
-LOUISE BATES AMES, author, series of child development books including Your One-Year-Old: The Fun-Loving, Fussy 12-To 24-Month-Old