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The Mother of All Jobs: How to Have Children and a Career and Stay Sane(ish) Paperback – 6 Sept. 2018

4.5 out of 5 stars 68 ratings

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Product details

  • Paperback : 336 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1472956222
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1472956224
  • Product Dimensions : 15.67 x 2.49 x 23.01 cm
  • Publisher : Green Tree (6 Sept. 2018)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer reviews:
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68 ratings

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A guided missile of a book, unflinching, practical and very funny. If you're a mother with a career (or ever want to be) and are beginning to get the feeling you've been conned, welcome to your manifesto. (Justine Roberts, Mumsnet CEO)

a wonderfully reassuring, inspiring and practical guide to the reality of making it work (The Pool)

Everything you ever wanted to know about working motherhood - and a whole load of stuff you really didn't want to know (but ought to). (Viv Groskop)

A must-read for those juggling a career with the school run. (Good Housekeeping)

This empowering read is a manifesto to guide you through (Mother & Baby)

A funny, realistic take on combining a job with small children from a woman who has been there and done it (Happiful)

A great mix of common sense and 'best friend's guide' to work and motherhood. The truth is that the workforce has changed.and the workplace is trying to catch up. Sometimes individuals think that there is something wrong with them..this book helps put paid to that and is a good one to have by the bed alongside the parenting manuals! (Karen Mattison MBE, Joint CEO, Timewise)

Bloody good, I recommend it to all my clients. (Couples and sex therapist Karen Doherty)

A breath of fresh air and a call to action ... essential reading for any woman trying to balance work with family life (Eleanor Mills Sunday Times)

There's a rare honesty to Christine Armstrong's book about working motherhood, which is incredibly refreshing - and reassuring (Hattie Brett Grazia)

Book Description

The Mother of All Jobs is about the battle to make modern working parenting actually work. If not for our own sanity, then perhaps for our children's.

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