‘Mum, What’s Wrong with You?’: 101 Things Only Mothers of Teenage Girls Know

By Lorraine Candy

Sunday Times bestseller

‘The mothering manual we all need’ Claudia Winkleman

Calling all Mums:

Are you feeling lonely and confused?

Are you panicking that you’re getting everything wrong?

Do you feel as if your relationship with your teenage daughter has worsened overnight?

Don’t worry, you’re not alone.

Enter parenting columnist Lorraine Candy, a mum of four (including three teens). Her warm, witty, and wise memoir will gently lead you to a harmonious place.

This book is a reassuring survivor’s guide to the highs and lows of parenting adolescents. It will reconnect you to your daughter and help you feel good about your mothering.

Format: Paperback
Release Date: 03 Mar 2022
Pages: 288
ISBN: 978-0-00-840725-4
Lorraine Candy, a mother of  four (including two teenage daughters),has been writing about parenting in national newspapers and magazines for more than a decade . She has a weekly family column in the Sunday Times magazine and co-hosts the Postcards from Midlife podcast which also tackles parenting adolescents.

”'The mothering manual we all need” - Claudia Winkleman

”'Parenting is a massive tsunami of inadequacy. This book is a gentle, supportive hand to help us ride that tsunami, both personal and objective. I found it deeply comforting” - Davina McCall

'This book is for all mums of teenage girls who are still standing despite the daily takedowns, the hourly scrutiny of our various failings and the moment-by-moment dissection of our useless boomer existence. It will make you want to run into the street shouting, 'See? It's not me - it's HER!'' Jackie Clune -