Family Day 2020 Sunday 02 February - Sunday 02 February | Tickets now on sale

Stephanie Calman

Stephanie Calman is the founder of the hugely successful www.badmothersclub.com, contributor to many magazines and radio shows and the author of Confessions of a Bad Mother and Confessions of a Failed Grown-Up.
What the Grown-Ups were Doing
We embarked on an odyssey through 1950’s suburbia –a Metroland of neat lawns, bridge parties and Martini socials through the eyes of an ‘oddball tomboy’. As well as the awkwardness of late childhood, Michele Hanson also has to contend with a mother who requires daily updates on bowel movements and remains loudly suspicious of the domestic and personal habits of all the neighbours. This was a hilarious and intensely evocative storytelling which affectionately captured suburban B...