There’s life Before Baby and life After Baby. Any idiot knows that. I knew that. Except I didn’t know what life After Baby would really be like . . .
Georgie Henderson is having a bad year. As a new – working – mum, she strives to be Sheryl Sandberg at work and Martha Stewart at home. But she’s discovering that in the twenty-first century being a Good Working Mum means answering emails at midnight while you purée vegetables and line up play dates and French lessons for your four-month-old daughter.
Georgie’s ex, Jase, gets 100 per cent of the credit for 5 per cent of the work, and her best friend, Nina, is on a ‘self-discovery’ journey that involves a 25-year-old bartender and a plan to become an artisanal florist. And all Georgie’s mum wants is for Georgie to find a man. Preferably the one who is the father of her child . . .
‘Lauren Sams is the hilarious best friend you haven’t met yet.’ —Maggie Alderson
‘Crazy Busy Guilty is instantly relatable! Whose life isn’t crazy and busy? And guilt is an occupational hazard of being a mum.’ —Jessica Rowe
Lauren Sams is the author of She’s Having Her Baby and Crazy Busy Guilty. She is a writer whose work has appeared in ELLE, marie claire, Cosmopolitan, Good Food, delicious, Sunday Style and Daily Life. She lives in Sydney with her husband, daughter and two dogs.