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Parenting the Sh*t out of Life Audiobook

Parenting the Sh*t out of Life

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For people who happen to be parents (or might be soon). Because for every turdy nappy you sadly deposit into a gag-reflex-inducing bin, there's a moment that's less sh*t around the corner.

This is not an audiobook that will help you grow (or raise) a human successfully. But this is a book that might, if you're not too emotionally battered - and can see through the permanent eye twitch - help you laugh a little more than you cry. But that's not guaranteed. Nothing is really guaranteed as a nurturer of the small people.

Here is one couple's take on the horrors and humour of modern parenting told from his side and hers: honest, sad and laugh-out-loud funny. From deciding to try for a baby to the harrowing realities of miscarrying, from pregnancy and labour to bringing baby home and trying to reconcile the old life with the new - this audiobook will speak to anyone with a small human of their own or hoping to take that fateful step.

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©2017 Anna Whitehouse (P)2017 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

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    Kellyal56 Ayrshire 16/09/2017
    Kellyal56 Ayrshire 16/09/2017 Member Since 2016

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    "Honest"

    Absolutely love this couples take on becoming parents. It is well worth the read/listen. It is refreshing to hear actual adults discuss in public exactly what we go through everyday in very real life we are defo all winging it and parenting the sh@t out of life!! Thanks guys x

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    Laura Pickering 15/09/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "Crying with laugher, understanding and at times sadness"

    The most entertaining, brilliant, honest hilarious heartwarming and brave book ever!
    You go through every emotion right along side Mother and Father Pukka... they make you feel like some of the best parenting mates that (if you are very lucky like me) you manage to make along the way on this crazy roller coaster ride of parenting!! Thank you! I can not stop recommending it!

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    LOUIS 13/09/2017
    LOUIS 13/09/2017 Member Since 2013
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    "Could'nt finish. They sound constantly bored."

    Nice idea. Fab couple. I adore their insta feed.....but their narrative style?! I was bored, even they sounded bored. Does not translate well to audible. Chapter 5 and I was done. Sorry guys.

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    10/09/2017
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    "Amazing and thought provoking book"

    Fantastic book filled with stories to make you smile, laugh and cry. Have recommended to several friends and will continue to do so. Follow both Anna and Matt on instagram and I hope to see further books from them in the future.

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    "Fantastic!!"

    I wasn't sure what to expect in this book, I follow both authors on social media so I knew that the content would be entertaining, open, honest and down to earth but it is even better than I had imagined! This is because of the unapologetic honesty throughout (thank you!!). It's a raw account and insight into the true world of parenting, a journey that isn't as easy as it sometimes appears to be. I thoroughly enjoyed this book from start to finish. There were some good tips, things I could relate to and now I feel even more confident to admit that parenting is really hard work, despite it being a beautiful endeavour also. I'm glad I dived in, I've listened to the whole book all in one day whilst doing mum jobs and parenting because I actually enjoyed it that much. I'd recommend all parents and parents to be to have a read. Especially those who feel overwhelmed by the thought or responsibility of being a parent. This book reminds us that parenting is not glamorous. It importantly highlights that parents deserve flexible working arrangements. Also, that there's no such thing as the perfect parent... and that's ok because our efforts are enough as long as our children are loved and safe.

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    MotherPukka and PapaPukka are both so open and honest about their journey to parenthood. I think anyone would struggle not to find some similarities to their own parenting or parenting to be journey. They are so open about their lives with all the heartbreak, joy and everything in between. I laughed out loud and had tears in my eyes. This is genuinely one of the best parenting books I've read since becoming a mother.

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    "Honest, funny and real"
    What made the experience of listening to Parenting the Sh*t out of Life the most enjoyable?

    This is, without a doubt, one of the funniest, most honest, yet also most endearing and most real books about parenting I've ever had the joy to listen to/read.


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