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Part-time working mummy : a patchwork life : tales of heartache, hope and humour for every kind of family / Rachaele Hambleton.

By: Hambleton, Rachaele.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : Trapeze, 2018Description: 251 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781409177241; 1409177246.Subject(s): Hambleton, Rachaele -- Anecdotes | Hambleton, Rachaele -- Family | Mothers -- Great Britain -- Anecdotes | Stepfamilies -- Great Britain -- Anecdotes | Motherhood | Parenting | Bloggers -- Great Britain -- AnecdotesGenre/Form: Anecdotes.DDC classification: 306.8743 Summary: Want to know the truth about what life is like as a mum and step-mum with a chaotic patchwork family? This book is everything I've been through that's made me who I am, plus the lessons I've learned from many mistakes. I hope that it will make you laugh as well as give you strength to keep going when times get tough. After all, we are all in this together.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
Want to know the truth about what life is like as a mum and step-mum with a chaotic patchwork family?

This book is everything I've been through that's made me who I am, plus the lessons I've learned from many mistakes. I hope that it will make you laugh as well as give you strength to keep going when times get tough. After all, we are all in this together...
Rachaele, aka Part-Time Working Mummy

Hundreds of thousands of fans flock to the PTWM page online and now, in this book, Rachaele shares her behind-the-scenes experiences with single parenthood , unexpected pregnancy , domestic violence , relationships , bullying and much more - spreading kindness amidst the craziness along the way!

***** Readers are raving about this book *****

'What can I say...amazing! The book is humbling, it's heart wrenching, it's funny and it's real life! The world needs more Rachaeles.'

'Thanks to Rachaele and this amazing book, I all of a sudden don't feel so bad about my parenting skills. A brave insight on Rachaele's life and how patchwork families can be amazing if you fill your home with love. A must have on your book shelf!'

'The most heart wrenching real book I've ever read, full of sadness, amazement and utter brilliance. Never has a book made me have a lump in my throat and burst into tears then have me in fits of laughter a few pages later... So real and so relatable.'

'I don't normally do reviews or books even but wow I couldn't put it down! Read it in one. A must read!'

'Straight-from-the-heart read - every mum needs to read this.'

Want to know the truth about what life is like as a mum and step-mum with a chaotic patchwork family? This book is everything I've been through that's made me who I am, plus the lessons I've learned from many mistakes. I hope that it will make you laugh as well as give you strength to keep going when times get tough. After all, we are all in this together.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • My Patchwork Family (p. x)
  • A Note About Me (p. 1)
  • Introduction (p. 9)
  • 1 Once Upon A Time (p. 15)
  • 2 A Family Falling Apart (p. 29)
  • 3 Miss Independent (p. 43)
  • 4 Toxic Times (p. 55)
  • 5 A Brave Face and A New Baby (p. 65)
  • 6 Broken Hearted (p. 85)
  • 7 Babies and Binbags (p. 93)
  • 8 Starting Over (p. 107)
  • 9 Us Against The World (p. 123)
  • 10 Becoming A Family (p. 137)
  • 11 A Home Full of Love (And Chaos) (p. 145)
  • 12 Fighting The Good Fight (p. 157)
  • 13 PTWM Behind The Scenes (p. 171)
  • Making a Difference
  • Bullying
  • Every Little Helps
  • PTWM Crew
  • A Real-Life Part-Time Working Mummy
  • The Worst-Best Times
  • 14 Our Perfectly Normal Life (p. 195)
  • Dear Joshua (p. 219)
  • Acknowledgements (p. 223)
  • The Best of The Blog (p. 229)
  • The Last Laugh (p. 257)