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Emily Writes is a mum of two, a columnist, an activist, a volunteer, a writer and a friend. She is currently making a living from her online newsletter (Emily Writes Weekly) subscriber base. She is also the director of Awhi Nga Matua – a charity supporting parents of disabled and medically fragile kids.

Books by Emily Writes

Rants in the Dark

Popular blogger Emily Writes gives words of encouragement to sleep-deprived parents everywhere.

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Needs Adult Supervision

Ever thought 'I wish there was an adult around', then realised you're the adult? Emily Writes, best-selling author of Rants in the Dark, shares stories of growing up as your children grow up.

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Is it Bedtime Yet?

A collection of writings on being a parent in Aotearoa - from hilarious to heart-breaking.

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Top 5 assumptions about having a second child

Emily Writes tells us why her assumptions were intensely wrong.

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Top tips for getting your baby to sleep

Emily Writes tells us her top tips for getting bubs to nod off.