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Part-Time Working Mummy

A Patchwork Life
Narrated by: Rachaele Hambleton
Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
5 out of 5 stars (169 ratings)
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Summary

Tales of Heartache, Hope and Humour for Every Kind of Family.

Hundreds of thousands of fans flock to the PTWM blog and Facebook page purely because Rachaele is genuine and incredibly honest and has created a supportive online community where parents (and nonparents) can go for respite. Her message is clear: not everyone is a perfect mum with a nice house, a steady marriage and 2.5 children. We lead messy, complicated lives. For Rachaele, blogging is about shining a light on very real ups and downs (from having fun with your beautiful kids and watching them grow to meltdowns, domestic violence, bullying and more). 

This audiobook will tackle these issues head on (with plenty of swearing along the way) and show Part-Time Working Mummy's life in all its brilliantly chaotic glory, with epic mess-ups, achievements and everything in between. Framed by Rachaele's own experiences and packed with lessons learned from experience, it's about the best, the worst and the okay times in a 'normal' family.

©2018 Rachaele Hambleton (P)2018 Orion Publishing Group

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Brilliantly written

This book has given me goosebumps, tears and laughter. I follow your page and couldn't wait until I got the peace to listen to it. I found myself so caught up in your life I nearly missed my train stop, honestly I wish you all the best of the luck x

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Interesting read

A very sad and somewhat depressing book. I respect the author has had a hard life so inspiring she has been able to come out the other side. I personally would not read again as I prefer happy, mind improving books.

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Amazing!

So upset I'd finished it! Touched me so much! Really felt the love rachaele felt for her family!

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amazing emotional and honest

so much of this book hit home with me I spent half of it crying

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Best book EVER!

I absolutely loved this book after following Rachaele on Part-Time Working Mummy via Facebook and Instagram, it's so well written and to listen to it being narrated by Rachaele herself made it feel like you were being talked too on a one to one basis! Have also purchased the hardback book at one of her book events! Definitely HIGHLY recommend this book, will not disappoint!
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Best book ever.

This book is like therapy. I've struggled a lot being a mum and this book just makes you realise you are normal, you aren't a bad mum, mum guilt is felt by every mum and that being a mum is bloody hard at times and that's ok! I absolute love Rachel and really hope she writes another book!!

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A must listen

I can’t put into words how fantastic this book is, Rachaele is so strong and inspiring! She’s a real mum, real wife and in my eyes a real hero. I sobbed, I laughed and I now want to make a difference to others. A must listen for anyone who feels that at times they are failing at life, this book will make you realise that it’s ok not to be Perfect and help you put your life into perspective.

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amazing woman, amazing story ❤<br />

listened to this within 2 days, just couldn't put it down, a must read for any parent

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funny and honest

I loved this book, I finished it in 2 nights! I'm not even a Mummy however, am desperate to be one...like now! I listened to this book for research as I work in the fields that she speaks and informs us about! well done xx

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I felt like I was sitting having a cuppa with a friend

I’ve followed Rachaele for quite a while now, so hearing her read her own words was like having a cuppa and a chat with a friend.
The love and positivity that emanates from her for her patchwork family is wonderful. The way she supports and gives to those who need it is beyond admirable. This is a well written, touching, account of how she got to where she is. Now Josh.... give her a baby! <3