Complemented with sharp insights from family members, Hi Mum is full of over 1,500 classic one-liners from a rich variety of red-hot mammas such as Joan Rivers, Roseanne and Marge Simpson.
Covering all the joys of motherhood, celebrated matriarchs deliver belly laughs and offer pearls of maternal wisdom on such topics as morning sickness and stretch marks, playground politics, raising hormonal teenagers, frenzied mealtimes and dreary household chores.
On being pregnant:
'Life is tough enough without having someone kick you from the inside.'
- Rita Rudner
'For thirty years my mother served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.' - Calvin Trillin
'The first time you leave your child at school you're faced with a tough decision - down the pub or back to bed?' - Jo Brand