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

Popular blogger Emily Writes gives words of encouragement to sleep-deprived parents everywhere.
With two small boys, both non-sleepers, Emily finds herself awake in the wee small hours night after night. Her writing is often done then, and she offers her own often hilarious and always heart-warming experiences to other exhausted parents. She describes the frustrations as well as the tender moments of real parenting, as opposed to what you thought it was going to be like, or what well-meaning advice-givers tell you it should be like.

A must-have for all new parents and parents-to-be.

Emily's blogs have been wildly popular, as have her on-line columns with New Zealand Woman's Weekly and The New Zealand Herald.

Reviews

I don't know Emily Writes' real name, but I love her. Every mum anywhere will relate to her Rants in the Dark. Great writing, honest thought, funny, tragic, empathetic. Emily might just have become my new best friend.

Linda Thompson, Hamilton News and all Regionals

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143770183

    February 27, 2017

    Random House NZ

    288 pages

    RRP $35.00

    Online retailers

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    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9780143770190

    February 27, 2017

    RHNZ Adult ebooks

    288 pages

    Online retailers

    • iBooks
    • Amazon Kindle
    • Booktopia
    • eBooks
    • Google Play
    • Kobo
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Extract

It Has Been A Day

My day started at 4 a.m. today because my three-year-old thinks his insides are coming out when he vomits.

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