Come in, come in, fancy a cuppa? If it’s wine o’clock, grab a glass and get comfy.
Thank you so much for popping in – motherhood’s a bit, well, you know, hideous and exhausting at times. Obviously we love our kids, we’d just like weekends off. If you’re on here, then you’re a kindred spirit.
I’m Laura but I have also been called various other things in my life. Stupid mummmmmyyyyyy by my five-year-old. Obsessed with writing that bloody book, by my husband.
Most of the time I’m hiding in the kitchen or shopping in Tesco or cleaning the loo. But when I get the chance, I write about what a rubbish mum and wife I am. The only competitive kind of parenting I’m into is being worse at it than you.
Mums Like Us is the ridiculous story of Stella Smith, an ordinary mum who becomes an unlikely international heroine after she takes on the Mother Superiors.
Allison Pearson, author of the bestselling I Don’t Know How She Does It, says it’s “fantastically funny, debunks the myths of yummy mummydom and is a sanity saver”.
It comes out February 28 but if you order before then, you’ll get a 25% discount if you go to www.rbooks.co.uk/mumslikeus and add it to your basket, using the promo code MUMSLIKEUS before you make your purchase.
And here’s a cheeky sample…