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

The experience of parenthood is different for everyone. And every day can be different too. Read a hilarious and moving collection of perspectives from the well-loved Emily Writes and her friends. Some of them are experienced writers, others have put pen to paper for the first time. If it takes a village to raise a child, then this writing comes from the whole village. Yet every experience is a real one, and you will feel the joy, the horror, the love and the heart-ache as you read about birthday parties, vasectomies, hugs, hospitals and, of course, sleepless nights.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143772835

    July 30, 2018

    Random House NZ

    256 pages

    RRP $35.00

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  • EBook

    9780143772842

    July 30, 2018

    Random House New Zealand

    256 pages

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    • Amazon Kindle
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Extract

Welcome to the world, Mama

By Emily Writes

When a baby is born, we say welcome. Here is this world for you, precious baby. Here are the people who love you, who will always try to keep you safe. Here are the ones who will care for you, and hold you in their arms and in their hearts.

 

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