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Ucy is living in a constant state of emergency caught between perfectionist Yummy Mummy No and competitive Alpha Mum making it hard for her to remember exactly why she exchanged her career and sanity for less than blissful domesticity When she begins a flirtation with Sexy Domesticated Dad a father from the school car pool lane the string of white lies to cover up the trail of chaos and illicit desire starts to unravel and disaster looms Slummy. An easy read that s like an old friend comforting and entertainingWe all know someone who is or will be a Yummy Mummy or an Alpha Mum or a Slummy Mummy or a Sexy Domesticated Dad We all have that friend who will be in one relationship after another and never settles downPerhaps this book would appeal to a middle class audience I cannot relate to the lifestyles at all But to the situations and the characters I think fondly of them

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Slummy Mummy

A smart laugh out loud debut novel about a deeply flawed but endearing stay at home mom a book for anyone who took Bridget Jones to heart a decade ago and now has kids Lucy Sweeney has three sons a husband on a short fuse and a tendency toward domestic disaster It has been years since the dirty laundry pile was less than three feet high months since she remembered to have sex and weeks since her toddler started using the trash can as a toilet L. I couldn t get through this book Because I am a stay at home mom I thought I would identify with this book but no The entire plot line about the mom wanting dreaming and justifying having an affair left me cold I understand that staying with your kids might not be the most exciting thing to be doing but having an affair with someone is not how I choose to add excitement to my life and I definitely don t want to spend my the few minute I have to myself reading about someone who does But then maybe I m just lucky because I love my husband

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Mummy The Secret Life of Lucy Sweeney is a hilarious novel about the dilemmas of modern marriage and motherhood for those who never discovered their inner domestic goddess Pitch perfect and satisfyingly smart it does for the stay at home mother what Allison Pearson's blockbuster bestseller I Don't Know How She Does It did for the working mom It offers a lovable flawed character who resonates entertains and undoubtedly has it worse than you do.. Brilliant smart and funnyYou would never expect a piece of mom lit to turn out as a sophisticated essay about marriage and motherhood Slummy Mummy comes uite as a surprise being not only smart witty and extremely funny but the most important of all giving astonishingly precise account of a woman in her midlife crisis As the heroine s pedantic husband put it the midlife crisis is discontent with the status uo restlessness uestioning decisions that you made years ago thinking you ve grown apart from your husband wondering whether happiness lies with another man And Lucy Sweeney makes a long way from fantasizing about another man to making a decision about the future of her marriage The book is not dedicated exclusively to adultery MsNeill provides amazing observations about the nature of being a mother about the responsibilities difficulties and rewards of motherhood Lucy s life is a nightmare of sleepless nights chronic fatigue and endless flow of domestic routine and yet there s a rare sparkle of such overwhelming feeling that may only be felt towards a child I feel time passing like sand slipping through my fingers Perhaps it is good that we remember only fragments of their childhood as we grow older Otherwise the loss would be too great to bear Lucy s fears worries anxiety loneliness and exhaustion are not her own It all sounds so utterly familiar as if someone overheard your own thoughts and shared your own experience And yet the Slummy Mummy does not hold a tiny bit of depression As if Lucy Sweeney pondered on one of the big sized dilemmas of her life To laugh or to cry and finally voted for the former


10 thoughts on “Slummy Mummy

  1. says:

    My takeaway Marriage is boring and pointless but it sure does make for some great sex with other people Also parenting is hard so just don’t do it I mean sure have kids but just don’t bother with the parenting partTalk about an alienating read The only similarity I share with the main character is that I am a married white woman and even I felt offended on behalf of affluent British mothers everywhere And once I was done being

  2. says:

    I couldn't get through this book Because I am a stay at home mom I thought I would identify with this book but no The entire plot line about the mom wanting dreaming and justifying having an affair left me cold I understand that staying with your kids might not be the most exciting thing to be doing but having an affair with someone is not how I choose to add excitement to my life and I definitely don't want to spend my the few mi

  3. says:

    A very funny and entertaining read Has you laughing out load at times and is very realistic with things such as the competitiveness

  4. says:

    An easy read that's like an old friend comforting and entertainingWe all know someone who is or will be a Yummy Mummy or an Alpha Mum or a Slummy Mummy or a Sexy Domesticated Dad We all have that friend who will be in one relationship after another and never settles downPerhaps this book would appeal to a middle class audience I cannot relate to the lifestyles at all But to the situations and the characters? I think fondly of them

  5. says:

    My neighbor gave me this book and told me it was really funny and my first thought was that she doesn't know me at all This type of book really doesn't interest me but after reading the back with an endorsement fro

  6. says:

    This made a perfect summer holiday read light and amusing with a serious undercurrent and I identified strongly with the main character Lucy Sweeney a frustrated stay at home mum of three young children mothers like me the

  7. says:

    I kind of hate to put 4 stars on such a light and silly book but I really did like it and found it to be much cle

  8. says:

    I found it uite hard to rate this book On the one hand it was trashy unbelievable and most of the characters especially the main one were totally unlikable On the other hand there were several moments that had me laughing out loud and it was a uick fun and easy read As a stay at home Mummy myself I found I was able to relate to some of Lucy Sweeney's emotions but definitely not her actions as they seemed cruel and cold

  9. says:

    Brilliant smart and funnyYou would never expect a piece of mom lit to turn out as a sophisticated essay about m

  10. says:

    This book is proof positive that you don't have to like a book to take something away from it There was no discernible plot which made this book hard for me to read By page 50 after I was repeatedly made aware that having small children creates anarchy in the home That stay at home mom and main character Lucy had repeatedly lost her credit card lost its charm after it had been mentioned three times At page 1

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