Category Archives: Books for mummy

Hurts Like a Mother: A Cautionary Alphabet – the Bedtime Book for Mums Only

You’re never too old to brush up on your ABCs — at least not when it comes to this hilariously irreverent version; the perfect bedtime story for after lights out…

Hurts Like A Mother

The ingenious creation of Jennifer Weiss and Lauren Franklin, Hurts Like a Mother: A Cautionary Alphabet takes you through the perils of parenthood one letter at a time, cleverly mirroring the macabre lyrical form and subversive theme of the Gashlycrumb Tinies. Continue reading

Design Mom: The how-to guide on making your home fit your family

When it comes to designing a space that is beautiful – but makes room for the practicalities of raising children, Gabrielle Stanley Blair knows her stuff.

Design Mom: The how-to guide on making your home fit your family

A mum to six kids, Blair has, quite expectedly, garnered a considerable amount of experience when it comes to making a home family-friendly.

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After Birth – an honest, hilarious new novel on becoming a mother

After Birth is one woman’s post-partum journey of self-discovery, and as its title suggests, it is not necessarily a pretty trip into Mumville.

New mum, Ari, is suffering from depression. Traumatised by her son’s birth, unable to focus on a languishing PhD dissertation, and struggling with the unrelenting demands of a baby, she becomes consumed by a pervading sense of discontent with her life.

After Birth – an honest, hilarious new novel on becoming a mother

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