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Brought to you by Penguin. 

The latest book from the number one best-selling author and host of the chart-topping Happy Mum, Happy Baby podcast.

Letters on Motherhood is a collection of heartfelt and deeply poignant letters written by Giovanna to her three young sons, her husband and the family and friends who have inspired and supported her to become the mother that she is today.

Never one to glamorise the idea of a perfect family, Giovanna writes about the priceless highs and the challenging lows as she talks about the deeper universal truths of parenting including: coping with mum guilt, finding a work/family life balance, maintaining positive body image, rediscovering a sense of identity and a parent's hopes, fears and expectations for their child.

Honest, heartwarming and hilarious, Giovanna's musings on motherhood are both a joy and a comfort, paying testament to the power of family, even in difficult and challenging times.

©2019 Giovanna Fletcher (P)2019 Penguin Audio

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Beautiful & Heartfelt!

Absolutely adored this! I’m not even a mother myself but I felt like I learnt so much. It was beautiful! Always had so much love and admiration for Giovanna & the Fletcher fam! This book continues to fuel my admiration.
I recommend for everyone! Men, women, mothers, grandparents, people that want to be parents... absolutely fabulous!
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Amazing will listen again

Doesn't stop listening to the book! Tried listening where ever I could. It's amazing great listen

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so happy I stumbled upon this

moving and inspiring, as a new mum I felt all the emotions and found the stories so relatable

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Listen to a friend

Sit down, drive, stick the headphones in and listen to a friend make you laugh,make you think and reassure you you got this

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Loved it

Im a new mother so this was lovely to listen to during walks, while baby was sleeping and on that rare occasion when I had some time to myself.

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Made me laugh and cry

So nice to hear things that I feel in such a lovely way. Good for all mums or soon to be mums.

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A lovely listen

Honest and heartfelt. Everything I expected from Gi. made me want to write some letters to my boys

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honest and relatable, lovely listen

very much enjoyed this, listened whist night feeding and perfect for it with the short stories I could follow and stop until the next feed. had me laughing ,crying and generally enjoying it!

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Loved it. Made me think about my own experiences as a mother. Well read by the author.

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lovely book, lovely person.

Absolutely loved listening to this book. Hearing it read by Giovanna herself was just so truthful and heartfelt. Being a mother of boys i really felt some of these letters they brought tears to my eyes and a lump in my throat. Thank you Giovanna your amazing.

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Refreshing and Relateable

Liberating and a delightful listen!
Especially if you are a new mum and this whole motherhood world is new to you!