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Having a baby is like joining a cult — full of other, more capable mothers

29 February 2020

9:00 AM

29 February 2020

9:00 AM

My Wild and Sleepless Nights: A Mother’s Story Clover Stroud

Doubleday, pp.272, £16.99

When you’re not a mother it’s hard to imagine what motherhood is like. Anyone you know who becomes one assures you that you have no idea what it’s like, and replaces you with some other woman who does, and you never see her again. The End. So then you have to tax your mother on the subject.

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