By Laura Bennett
Laura Bennett isn't really a football mother or a PTA mother or a helicopter mom—and she’s under no circumstances mom of the yr. one other breed of mom solely, Laura is unquestionably extra Auntie Mame than June Cleaver. As a hectic mom of six, Laura is on an most unlikely challenge: elevating a brood of fast-moving, messy, wild sons within the jungles of long island. So what different selection does she have than to relax, seize a martini, and permit the men be, er, boys?
In Didn’t I Feed You Yesterday?, Laura offers her irreverent tackle sleek motherhood and proves robust humorousness and an excellent greater experience of self are the mother’s milk of sanity. In a chain of refreshingly candid and hilarious anecdotes, she unapologetically breaks each rule within the Brady Bunch playbook: She provides her young ones junk foodstuff, performs favorites, and brazenly admits to having “a genetic predisposition to laissez-faire parenting.” little ones, she observes, don’t desire consistent supervision from neurotic, perfectionist mom and dad. let young ones to make errors and entertain themselves and they’ll prove simply fine—even in case you do occasionally overlook to select them up from school.
Beyond the mayhem of a lifestyles between men, Laura celebrates the glories of womanhood with a beneficiant aiding of wit and elegance. She provides due to the style gods for the essentials—red lipstick, Manolo Blahniks, and Lycra shapewear—but reminds us that real type comes from an internal compass that issues without delay at oneself. In each point of existence, Laura offers one uncomplicated, strong piece of recommendation: “Dress such as you wish it or remain home.”
Brutally sincere, outrageous, and certain to elevate a number of eyebrows, Didn’t I Feed You Yesterday? is a riotously humorous read—and it’ll pass fabulously good along with your new handbag.