MotherFumbler by Vicki MurphyMotherFumbler by Vicki Murphy


byVicki Murphy

Paperback | October 24, 2013

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I always knew I’d be the perfect mother. So far, I’ve perfected the fetal position. When Vicki Murphy brought her new baby home from the hospital, she expected to be greeted by fluttering butterflies and harp-strumming cherubs. You know: the way it is in diaper commercials and the “Yay, You’re Preggers!” books. LIAR, LIAR, MATERNITY PANTS ON FIRE! Instead, she had a baby boy who didn’t sleep for a year, whose cry was the official anthem of Hades, and who could suck the nipples off a cyborg. That’s just the beginning of this collection of tell-it-like-it-is rants and musings from the creator of and mother of the fiery-spirited (and fiery-haired) boy better known as Turbo Ginger. Murphy brings her inimitable voice to a book about mothering that fills in what the other how-to guides leave out – and reminds us that when it comes to parenting, we’re all motherfumblers, feeling our way along in the dark, doing the best we can, hoping to come out with our minds intact and a kid we haven’t screwed up – too badly.
Vicki Murphy is a self-described “writer, mother and hot mess” from Badger’s Quay, Newfoundland. She is an advertising creative director, a frequent Huffington Post contributor, and the creator of popular blog – where Vicki chronicles her misadventures in motherhood. She lives in Torbay, Newfoundland, with her husband...
Title:MotherFumblerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:October 24, 2013Publisher:Breakwater Books Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1550814400

ISBN - 13:9781550814408

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from So funny! If you like a vulgar sense of humour and aren't put off by swear words then you should definitely pick up Motherfumbler. Not only does it make you laugh out loud, it also shines a light the very real struggle that comes with pregnancy and childbirth.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Hilarious Must Read! Vicki Murphy's 'Motherfumbler' is hilarious, witty, sharp, relatable and heartwarming all at once...and did I mention hilarious? This laugh out loud guide to motherhood is everything you were afraid to ask and more. Whether you're a new mom, one whose kids are all grown up, or even those with no kids at all, it's impossible not to get a kick out of Motherfumbler. Vicki's raucous antics with Turbo Ginger will have your sides splitting from cover to cover!
Date published: 2013-12-17