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Going Ga Ga by Mel Giedroyc
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Going Ga Ga

by Mel Giedroyc

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Quite an amusing book, one that probably tells the truth about motherhood and parenting without any of the sugar coating. It did have me cringing in several places, thinking that she had to be joking. It's easy to picture her in the scenarios though, it's very distinctly her voice in the book. ( )
  Ganimede | Feb 17, 2007 |
A mildly predictable but quite fun look at the madness of the new mum - how do you find friends? Will your partner have an affair when you're too tired to pay him any attention? Why are there so many bizarrely competitive parents out there? I read this in one go, too hooked and amused to put it down. It's not great literature, but it's funny and fairly true to life. And it's given me 'subtitling German porn' as a great new euphemism...
  BoPeep | Jul 26, 2006 |
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'I think we're going to have to throw away some of these photos,' said Dan.
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Can you really have children and still be the same woman you were before? Can you still be a dependable friend, career-girl with a decent hairdo, party animal and sexual athlete? Or must you enter the world of stain-infested, hairy-legged zombies whoknow all the verses to 'i'm a Little Teapot'? Mel Giedroyc is about to find out.

When Mel's husband Dan quits his job, life gets interesting. Especially since they are just about to move into a house they can't afford and take on two nubile lodgers from Eastern Europe. Welcome to the relentless carnival of sleep deprivation, sinister toddler groups, buggy rage, competitive mums, suburban swinging and brain mummification.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0091905923, Paperback)

Welcome to a hilarious journey through new motherhood — sleepless nights, sinister toddler groups and competitive mums. With her TV career hitting the skids and her husband suddenly unemployed, Mel needs to come up with a plan. And fast.

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Mel's daughter is a happy six-month-old, who is unaware of the trouble she's causing, as her mother can't fit into her size 12 jeans, has to make do with maternity smocks, and has breasts that lactate at inopportune moments. This humourous follow-up to 'From Here to Maternity' explores the ups and downs of modern motherhood.… (more)

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