The Bad Mother's Revenge

The Bad Mother's Revenge

An original and hilarious take on motherhood from birth to the teenage years by desperate housewife and mother of three, Sonia Neale, who explains that children are irritating parasites who invade our homes and plunder our lives - and that somehow we still love and adore them more than life itself.

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It's not easy being a mother. In Bad Mother's Revenge Sonia Neale explains how most parenting books are really Weapons of Mass Deception, how the Dalai Lama would be a whole lot more impressive if he had to remain serene with three children in tow, and answers the eternal question, how many happy teenagers does it take to change a light bulb? (Answer: There's no such thing as a happy teenager.)

A witty, original and frequently poignant look at motherhood, that isn't afraid to look at the dark side, as well as the joys, of being a mum.

About the Author:
Sonia Neale is a desperate housewife and mother. She has a wicked sense of humour, has published her short pieces on the Bad Mother's Club website and performs regularly on ABC Local Radio on the subject of the horrors of motherhood. She adores her three children, but frequently wishes they lived somewhere else. Far away.

ABC Books
Author: Sonia Neale
ISBN: 0733318347
RRP: 24.95
Released: May 06