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Why Mummy swears

The diary of exhausted mom

Why Mummy swears

The diary of exhausted mom


About the book

The Boy Child Peter is connected to his iPad by an umbilical cord, The Girl Child Jane is desperate to make her fortune as an Instagram lifestyle influencer, while Daddy is constantly off on exotic business trips…

Mummy’s marriage is feeling the strain, her kids are running wild and the house is steadily developing a forest of mould. Only Judgy, the Proud and Noble Terrier, remains loyal as always.

Mummy has also found herself a new challenge, working for a hot new tech start-up. But not only is she worrying if, at forty-two, she could actually get up off a bean bag with dignity, she’s also somehow (accidentally) rebranded herself as a single party girl who works hard, plays hard and doesn’t have to run out when the nanny calls in sick.

Can Mummy keep up the facade while keeping her family afloat? Can she really get away with wearing ‘comfy trousers’ to work? And, more importantly, can she find the time to pour herself a large G+T?

Probably effing not.


ABOUT THE SERIES

Серія «Щоденник виснаженої мами» — це три книжки про невгамовну матусю, яка знаходить собі пригоди там, де їх не мало би бути. А якщо мама не може впоратися сама, на допомогу приходять вигадливі діти або ж саркастично налаштований чоловік. Тільки завдяки невиліковному оптимізму, матусі вдається зберегти внутрішню рівновагу... Чи не вдається? Уся правда про сімейне життя у трилогії «Чому матуся хоче напитися», «Чому матуся часто матіркує» і «Чому матусю все дістало».

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About the author

Gill Sims is a bestselling British author and blogger.

Sims is the author of «Why Mummy Drinks», which was the Sunday Times Fiction Bestseller of 2017. «Why Mummy Swears» was published in 2018, and «Why Mummy Doesn't Give A …»

In 2016, she began her Peter and Jane blog, which quickly gained a viral following. Her blog offers a comical response to issues facing parents. She has also written on postnatal depression or Netmums. Sims has been regularly profiled as a leading proponent of a «Mummy Blogger».

She lives in Scotland with her husband, two children and two border terriers.


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  • Cover: hard
  • Size: 164х235 мм
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Paper type: offset
  • ISBN: 978-617-577-288-1

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