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This Glorious Mess
This is not the place for "perfect parents". This is a weekly look at parenting as it truly is - confusing, exhausting, inspiring, completely full of surprises and very messy. Join Andrew Daddo, broadcaster, author of children's books and father of three, and Holly Wainwright, editor, writer and mother of two, as they unpack what parents are really talking about. From toddlers to teenagers, it's all the disasters and delights of parenting, made real.
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4.8 stars from 706 ratings
Knock me over with a feather
You guys are hilarious. Thank you, Andrew, for your all-knowing chuckle when Holly introduces a situation that is completely different with teens. I just lose it laughing! With boys 16 & 18 I love your take on everything and you remind me that the best way through the teen years is to relax and...Read full review »
aravidabell via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 09/27/19
Hilarious
I always laugh out loud listening to these two. The very best duo!!
MKAlessi via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 09/24/19
A Dad is Not a...
The connection you have is just wonderful and it is a joy to listen. Great episode. Holly you’re a rock star. Andrew, your insights were so valuable and as always hilarious. This show would be worth it just to hear you both laugh. Great guest speaker also this episode. Please keep doing this...Read full review »
S554723f via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 08/30/19
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