By Laura Bennett
Laura Bennett isn't really a football mother or a PTA mother or a helicopter mom—and she’s on no account mom of the yr. one other breed of mom fullyyt, Laura is unquestionably extra Auntie Mame than June Cleaver. As a hectic mom of six, Laura is on an very unlikely challenge: elevating a brood of fast-moving, messy, wild sons within the jungles of new york. So what different selection does she have than to chill, seize a martini, and allow the men be, er, boys?
In Didn’t I Feed You Yesterday?, Laura provides her irreverent tackle smooth motherhood and proves robust humorousness and an excellent more suitable feel of self are the mother’s milk of sanity. In a sequence of refreshingly candid and hilarious anecdotes, she unapologetically breaks each rule within the Brady Bunch playbook: She provides her youngsters junk meals, performs favorites, and brazenly admits to having “a genetic predisposition to laissez-faire parenting.” young children, she observes, don’t desire consistent supervision from neurotic, perfectionist mom and dad. enable youngsters to make error and entertain themselves and they’ll end up simply fine—even when you do occasionally overlook to choose them up from school.
Beyond the mayhem of a existence between men, Laura celebrates the glories of womanhood with a beneficiant supporting of wit and elegance. She offers because of the style gods for the essentials—red lipstick, Manolo Blahniks, and Lycra shapewear—but reminds us that precise type comes from an internal compass that issues without delay at oneself. In each point of existence, Laura supplies one uncomplicated, strong piece of recommendation: “Dress such as you wish it or remain home.”
Brutally sincere, outrageous, and likely to elevate a number of eyebrows, Didn’t I Feed You Yesterday? is a riotously humorous read—and it’ll move fabulously good along with your new handbag.