Can a messy single mum fit into the glossy world of Yummy Mummy magazines? Brilliant, laugh-out-loud fiction: perfect for women everywhere.
Bambino is a glossy, weekly parenting magazine aimed at 'yummy mummies'. Their ideal mother always looks immaculate, never lets her children watch TV and only ever eats organic food ...So when Cait, a chaotic single mother, becomes Bambino's agony aunt, she thinks she might be the single worst person to do the job. But despite her early unwillingness, she realises gradually that the women who are writing to her really do need help, and ultimately she finds herself taking her own advice. And things take a romantic turn when she starts a correspondence with a mysterious reader -- a single dad who merely signs his name 'R' ...Meanwhile, her life outside work is complicated by her best male friend, the kids' dad, and the TV repair man -- all of whom seem to be taking an interest in her. Will Cait ever be able to answer the enormous pile of mail she receives every day? Will she ever stop being irritated by her strangely flirty ex-husband and his awful new girlfriend? And, after all this time, will she be able find true love?