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Family Matters : Laughter and Wisdom from the Home Front - Pat McDermott

Family Matters

Laughter and Wisdom from the Home Front

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Life, love and laughter from one of the Australian Women's Weekly's most adored contributors - 30 years and still going strong!

'Children between the ages of twelve and 25 find parents embarrassing 95 per cent of the time. Any younger and they're so uncritical they think you look good in swimmers. Any older and they drop in just long enough to leave their laundry and borrow $50. If you want to embarrass your kids you have to strike when they're teenagers.'

For 30 years, Pat McDermott's much-loved 'Family Matters' saga has unfolded on the last page of The Australian Women's Weekly. Her hilarious observations on her own family (five kids!) and their dramas, from toilet-training to weddings and beyond (grandchildren!), her long-suffering husband (MOTH, the Man of the House), an endless succession of beloved and badly behaved pets and just about every situation a couple or family can find themselves in, have kept readers amused and entertained every month since 1984.

Now these generations of readers can relive their favourite 'Family Matters' moments and new fans can be charmed by Pat's warm, laugh-out-loud anecdotes and confessions.

This is the perfect book for every imperfect family - a treasure trove of wisdom, love and laughter from one of Australia's most adored chroniclers of family life.

About the Author

Pat McDermott is a long-running journalist for The Australian Women's Weekly and author of the weekly column, Family Matters.

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5.0

I really really laughed

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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Engaging characters
  • Page-Turner
  • Very Very Funny
  • Well Written

Cons

    Best Uses

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    • Young Parents

    Comments about Family Matters:

    probably should be read one item at a time but it is hard not to read the next chapter....and the next.

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    5.0

    Hilarious & heart-warming

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    • Engaging characters

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      Great read

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      ISBN: 9781760111762
      ISBN-10: 1760111767
      Audience: General
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 336
      Published: 1st November 2014
      Publisher: Allen & Unwin
      Country of Publication: AU
      Dimensions (cm): 20.8 x 15.3  x 2.8
      Weight (kg): 0.39