Confessions of a Bad Mother

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Pan Macmillan, Jun 1, 2009 - Motherhood - 306 pages
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Funny, acutely observed, frighteningly honest and drawing on her own and hundreds of other mum's real experiences, Stephanie Calman serves up the perfect antidote to all those books that tell you that your children must be perfect, and to all those Stepford mums and kids out there who look as if they just might be: perfectly groomed, perfectly behaved and perfectly brilliant. The reality, as we all know, encompasses sleepless nights, no sex for years, baby sick on your best cashmere cardy, the terrible twos and then, just when you thought it was safe to go back in the sitting room, terrible teenagers whose only means of communication is the slamming door or the grunt.

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About the author (2009)

Stephanie Calman is married with two small children who she does love, honest. She is the daughter of the cartoonist Mel Calman and has published two novels, is a regular broadcaster and contributes to a wide range of newspapers and magazines. She is also the founder of the Bad Mother's Club website.

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