Sick of scrolling? Finished the latest binge TV series? Maybe it’s time to lose yourself in a book, mama. Here are four of the best books to read.
By Mama Disrupt®
Badly Behaved Women is the illustrated story of the past 100 years of the women’s movement. From suffrage to bra burning. The politics of hair, Beyoncé, body positivity and #MeToo. To an examination of the highs and lows of the movement. Four waves of feminism since women achieved the right to vote, the rich cultural history of this fierce movement is truly worthy of celebration. Read it to your daughters. Read it to your sons.
“The arrival of baby Violet was meant to be the happiest day of my life. I would be different. I would be like other women for whom it all came so easily. And I would be everything my own mother was not. But as soon as I held her in my arms I knew something wasn’t right.” The Push is a compelling tale of motherhood expectation and truth, gripping until the end.
“The rich cultural history of this fierce movement is truly worthy of celebration. Read it to your daughters. Read it to your sons.”
Set in Australia, The Mother Fault is an addictive thriller, a heart-pounding adventure and a moving portrayal of the lengths a mother will go to save her family. This is an unvarnished, beautifully written, authentic tribute to the everyday badassery and bullshit of motherhood, to the ordinary extraordinariness of women. Get ready for a heart-in-your-mouth ride.
If you’re up at the sparrow’s fart with a mini-me, why not make the most with this collection of 365 thoughtful meditations, one for each day of the year. Help calm your thinking and start the day positively. Wake up with a peaceful, purposeful mindset. Ready to take on whatever is thrown at you, including #toddlerlife. You’re allowed to be your best self, lady.