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The Resource Mum face : the memoir of a woman who gained a baby and lost her sh*t, Grace Timothy

Mum face : the memoir of a woman who gained a baby and lost her sh*t, Grace Timothy

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Mum face : the memoir of a woman who gained a baby and lost her sh*t
Title
Mum face
Title remainder
the memoir of a woman who gained a baby and lost her sh*t
Statement of responsibility
Grace Timothy
Title variation
Mum face
Title variation remainder
the memoir of a woman who gained a baby and lost her shit
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this wry, resonant and deeply emotional memoir, journalist Grace Timothy explores a question most women will face at some point: if becoming a mother means the person you were before has gone; who exactly is left in its place? Best described as The Wrong Knickers for mums, in Mum Face Grace explores motherhood as an issue of identity. What begins as shock and then denial of how your life will change has to become acceptance when you're too big to walk/waddle/work; you're fully repurposed now; you're a mum, in everything you do, and everyone knows it. From the physical and emotional changes you encounter to the way your agenda and daily life is altered, your identity is constantly up for redefinition. As the friends and colleagues who shape and support your sense of self slip away, work dwindles as every hour becomes a moment you should be with your child, and your confidence is knocked by the constant feedback from everyone, you try and fit in everywhere - old life, new life - and don't fit anywhere. It's the identity crisis that no woman is immune to, belying the credo that being a mother is the most natural thing a girl could do. Grace has experienced mum rage, mum jeans, mum-tum, mum-hair and had to put on her mumface to cope with it all. These are the truths of motherhood too uncomfortable to flow forth at your NCT meet-ups. From bad sex, messed-up friendships and irretrievable labia to questioning everything and everyone around you. The book follows her journey from a young married woman at the top of her editorial game in London, to a thirty-something mum, confused as to how she can love someone as much as her daughter and yet feel lost as a person. Provocative, empowering and bloody hilarious, Grace Timothy's searingly-honest account of motherhood is essential reading for every mum trying to find their way after the motherf*cker of all identity crises."--Publisher's description
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
NZAUC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Timothy, Grace
Dewey number
306.874
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Timothy, Grace
  • Mothers
  • Motherhood
  • Parenting
  • Mother and child
  • Motherhood
  • Identity (Psychology)
Target audience
adult
Label
Mum face : the memoir of a woman who gained a baby and lost her sh*t, Grace Timothy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000062234380
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvii, 298 pages
Isbn
9780008271008
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1030948919
Label
Mum face : the memoir of a woman who gained a baby and lost her sh*t, Grace Timothy
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000062234380
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvii, 298 pages
Isbn
9780008271008
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1030948919

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