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When does Mary Effing Poppins arrive? 

Laura Belbin survived hitting her 30s (oh, to be wrinkle-free again), anxiety (just), motherhood (two adorable little shits) and the new body that went with it (a left tit that sags slightly more than the right, anyone?). In Knee Deep in Life she gives a fearless and filthy account of her transformation from no-responsibilities woman to being in demand 24/7, the heartaches and humiliations, and most importantly, her (definitely-pushed-to-the-limits-but-totally-indestructible) marriage to Steve, the man who helped her to hold it together when post-natal depression kicked in.

Full of heart and wit - not to mention swearing that would make a sailor blush - this is the beast of a book Laura intends on riding into the hands of those people who doubt themselves every single day: the ones who have struggled to accept the way they look, the mums-to-be about to find themselves taking their first step towards parenthood and the women bossing it like bad-asses every single day but never getting the credit they deserve. You are more than enough.

©2020 Laura Belbin (P)2020 Penguin Audio

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"I just howled. Bloomin' love you." (Giovanna Fletcher)

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Rollercoaster of emotion

Not even finished the book yet and I've laughed and cried at the incredible way laura has told her story. An absolute must read for parents who think they are going it alone and feel its just them that deal with day to day bullshit of being a parent. There are many others that have told their story in this way but Laura just hits it in a different way.

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Truthfully Brilliant!!

This book could not have come at a better time for me! I have laughed and cried, Laura is brutally honest about life and I loved it.

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F*king amazing!!

Amazing! Brilliant! Emotional! Funny! Related so much! This woman makes my day so much better with her amazing Instagram stories! Makes me feel less alone and that how I feel isn't crazy there's also others who feel the same. Sharing her experiences with mental health and telling the ins and out of things some wouldn't is just brilliant 😍 thank you Laura!

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Fabulous!

I enjoyed this so much from start to finish! I was either laughing, crying or nodding along to the whole thing!

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Brilliant!!!

Laura is fantastic!! This book is great and makes you realise that most people are experiencing the same thing in life and that you are not a weirdo or a freak !! Happy listening!! Xx

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Every woman should read this

Every woman, mother or not should read this book. it's funny, heart warming and an brilliant read. i love Lauras absolute honesty. She is so down to earth and makes you realise we're not all perfect and don't have to try to be.

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Funny, heartwarming and gloriously honest

Please write another book! I downloaded this after following the Instagram account, the book sounded like it would be perfect for my friends struggling with being new mums so I wanted to check it out first and thoroughly enjoyed it myself. It is inspiring, very relatable and so well written I feel like the author is now a close friend too! I laughed a lot, cried a little and will definitely download if she writes a second book.

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Love love love this

Absolutely amazing, Love the heartfelt stories of your crazy life! I've been following you for a good while now and I think you are awesome. Follow ur blogs, your podcasts and even purchased some cute Christmas cards ♥️ A ray of sunshine, who makes a difference. We all need to listen deep and all come back down to earth! You are amazing keep smashing life You keep being you! Jodi x

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Brilliant

Wished I could've read this when I was young.It has left me feeling, post 50 years old ,that it's never to late.Inspirational,motivating,warm and above all else kind.

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laughed, smiled and was morally boosted

listen to this book if you're a Mam. stressed or not. It puts life into perspective and has made me feel like I'm doing a good job as a Mam.

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  • 03-11-20

Amazingly real!

Loved this book & her Podcast & Vlog. It is so refreshing to have someone write a book about life & mental illness who tells it EXACTLY like it is. That is how it should be, don't sugar cost it, don't make it all sound easy because it isn't. We are all in this crazy sh*t show that is life together & I would love to see another book in the future❤️❤️❤️

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  • 29-08-20

SO good.

Laura (Knee Deep in Life) is honest, hilarious and tells it like it is. I listened to the audiobook over one day, just couldn’t stop. I recommend for mothers and caregivers alike.