Mothers and Daughters: How to Stay Close and Stay Sane

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Random House Australia, 2010 - Family & Relationships - 191 pages

For daughters: Go through her photo albums together and ask her who the old folks are. They may not seem that important now, but ancestors become more interesting the older you get.

For mothers: Reply to questions honestly, no matter how bizarre. Death, disease, and nipple-piercing are fascinating subjects to little girls, so get your answers ready.

Featuring more than 300 indispensable tips, gentle advice, and concise observations, this is the perfect resource for mothers or daughters at any stage in their lives. From reminders to remember you love her even when you want to kill her, to feisty suggestions on age-appropriate dress and reflections on aging together, this is a light, bright, and fun yet always tender look at one of the world's most special—and most complicated—relationships.

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About the author (2010)

Born in New York and working in film and television in NY, London and Los Angeles, Sauers has lived in Australia for the last twenty-five years. She is the author of twelve books including Mothers & Daughters, Ageing Disgracefully, and Sex Lives of Australian Women. She is a consultant and lecturer in screenwriting in Australia, Europe and Morocco, and lives in Sydney with her talented cat, Blossom.

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