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.
‘This comforting memoir will help us all feel less alone as we navigate the emotional turmoil of midlife. It's full of advice and stories to support everyone who needs a bit of reassurance that it really is all going to be ok and the best is yet to come… coz it really is’ Davina McCall, author of Menopausing ‘At last, a book that we can all relate to in so many different ways! Lorraine uses her vast experience, both personally and professionally, to educate, reassure and guide us to have the most positive and healthy midlife’ Dr Louise Newson, author of Menopause ‘Read Lorraine's words, take comfort in them and then equip yourself with the advice she has gathered. Use it to navigate your way through your midlife years. The power of sharing our feelings and experiences and supporting one another cannot be underestimated and that’s what this book does. There’s magic within these pages’ Jo Whiley ‘Few books tackle both the physical and emotional elements of women's midlife experience but this one does with warmth, wit and seriously helpful advice. It's a practical and gentle nudge for women towards a happier, healthier and more uplifting midlife experience’ Julia Samuel MBE ‘This book is hilarious, honest and brilliantly relatable, it reads like a warm hug from a best friend who will hold your hand and support you despite all your foibles. Thank you for making me feel I am not alone in the confusing muddle and malaise of midlife. This book is hilarious, honest and brilliantly relatable’ Louise Minchin, author of Fearless