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I don't know why she bothers / by Waugh, Daisy.;
Daisy Waugh wages mini-rebellion on the repressive sentimentalists who have held the stage for too long since women ventured into the world beyond their kitchens. Daisy will add a dusting of reality to the sickly-sweet bake-your-own rubbish by covering topics such as breast pumps, other children, sleepovers, swearing (yours and theirs) and contagious diseases.
Subjects: Motherhood.; Family and Relationships.;
© 2013., Weidenfeld & Nicolson,
Available copies: 1 / Total copies: 1
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The mum / by Hazeley, Jason,author.; Morris, Joel,author.;
New title in this bestselling series; a perfect gift for Mother's Day?
Subjects: Motherhood; Family and Relationships.;
© 2016., Michael Joseph,
Available copies: 0 / Total copies: 1
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Dear Lumpy : letters to a disobedient daughter / by Mortimer, Roger,1909-1991,; Mortimer, Louise.;
'Dearest Lumpy, I hope you are plump and well. Your mother bashed her car yesterday and chooses to believe it was not her fault.' Roger Mortimer's witty dressing-downs and affectionate advice were not only directed at his wayward son, Lupin. Though better behaved than her mischievous older brother, Louise (aka 'Lumpy') still caused her father to reach for his typewriter. With the same unique charm and often snort-inducing humour that made 'Dear Lupin' a bestseller, Roger Mortimer's letters guide and support his daughter through every scrape she found herself in.
Subjects: Mortimer, Roger, 1909-1991; Mortimer, Louise; Fathers and daughters.; Family and Relationships.;
© 2014., Constable,
Available copies: 1 / Total copies: 1
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Three mothers (and a camel) / by Law, Phyllida,1932-; Law, Phyllida,1932-.Notes to my mother-in-law.; Law, Phyllida,1932-.How many camels are there in Holland?.;
Contents: Notes to my mother-in-law. Originally published: 2009 -- How many camels are there in Holland? Originally published: 2013.Recently widowed and bringing up her two daughters - actresses Emma and Sophie Thompson - and working as a successful actress herself, Phyllida Law travelled up and down Scotland to spend as much time with her ailing mother as she could manage. During the period she kept a lively and frank journal and this book provides many of the sad yet funny examples of her mother's faltering grip on reality.
Subjects: Family and Relationships.; Family and Relationships.; Law, Phyllida, 1932-; Mother and child; Senile dementia;
© 2014., Fourth Estate,
Available copies: 4 / Total copies: 6
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Dating / by Hazeley, Jason,author.; Morris, Joel,author.;
This work is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope.
Subjects: Dating (Social customs); Family and Relationships.;
© 2015., Ladybird Books Ltd,
Available copies: 0 / Total copies: 1
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Mum's list / by Greene, St John.;
On her deathbed, Kate Greene's only concern was for her two little boys, Reef and Finn, and her loving husband, Singe. She knew she'd be leaving them behind very soon. The couple talked and cried together as she wrote her thoughts and wishes down, trying to help the man she loved create the best life for their boys after she was gone.
Subjects: Greene, Kate; Greene, Kate; Greene, St John; Mothers and sons.; Family and Relationships.;
© 2012., Michael Joseph,
Available copies: 1 / Total copies: 1
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The sixty minute grandparent : becoming the best grandparent you can be / by Parsons, Rob,1948-;
There are many different kinds of grandparents - tired-out or over-eager, super-involved or unsure how to help, unwilling or ever-ready. In this simple book Rob Parsons will help you reach the common aspiration: to be the best grandparent that you can possibly be.
Subjects: Grandparent and child.; Grandparenting.; Family and Relationships.;
© 2013., Hodder & Stoughton,
Available copies: 1 / Total copies: 1
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How to talk so kids will listen and listen so kids will talk / by Faber, Adele.; Mazlish, Elaine.;
This is a sensible, lucid guide to practical and effective communication with your children. Using logical approaches to common problems, Faber and Mazlish demonstrate how to improve relationships with children, to make them less stressful and more rewarding.
Subjects: Parent and child.; Child rearing.; Family and Relationships.;
© 2013., Piccadilly,
Available copies: 3 / Total copies: 4
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Finding Tipperary Mary [sound recording] : the search for my mother / by Whitsell, Phyllis,author.; Freeman, Penelope,narrator.;
Read by Penelope Freeman.The astonishing real story of a daughter's search for her own past and the desperate mother who gave her up. Phyllis Whitsell was adopted at the age of four. She began looking for her birth mother as a young woman and although it was many years before she finally met her, their lives had crossed without their knowledge. She later used her job as a district nurse to secretly care for her, never revealing that she was her lost daughter. This is a daughter's personal account of the remarkable relationship that grew from abandonment into love, understanding and selfless care.
Subjects: Whitsell, Phyllis; Adoptees; Mothers and daughters; Mothers and daughters; Audiobooks.; Family and Relationships.;
© 2016., Magna Story Sound,
Available copies: 1 / Total copies: 1
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'How it works'. by Hazeley, Jason,author.; Morris, Joel,author.;
This work is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope.
Subjects: Husbands; Marriage; Family and Relationships.;
© 2015., Ladybird Books Ltd,
Available copies: 0 / Total copies: 1
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