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The Smallest Things
Author: Angela Mollard

ISBN: 9780732296896
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 1 March 2014
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.1 x 15.3 x 2.6
A wholly delightful, funny and charming book - part memoir, part manual - about giving your kids a real childhood.

The Smallest Things is a book for all those parents who devoured Baby Love and What to Expect When You're Expecting but find themselves dumped by Baby Inc. after the first year - right when toddlers are shoving their fingers in power sockets and you're hotfooting it back to work. Just as Nigella Lawson wrote How to Eat and Caitlin Moran wrote How To Be A Woman, journalist and television commentator Angela Mollard has effectively written How To Be A Mother (although unfortunately her publisher didn't go for this title).

This is Angela's story of wanting to be good at her job while still getting a gold star for parenting; of her challenge to give her children an Enid Blyton childhood without moving to the country, giving up technology or bribing them with ginger beer. Throughout this sweet and funny memoir (including her many parenting fails), Angela provides readers with real and helpful parenting tips including:
The Child Success Index and The Child Talent Index and why they ...

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