a white woman lounges in a beach chair, ignoring the child on a towel next to her

The Fireside Grown-Up Guide to the Mom

by Jason Hazeley

Okay this children's books for adults pulls NO punches. It pokes with ruthless effectiveness at every tender spot, from the urge to be the perfect parent to everyone else's demands that you do so. Perfect for the mother in your life who like jokes about her kids driving her to drink, hating that she's starting to sound like HER mom, and generally has a dry dark sense of humor about it all.

Fireside Guides are a series of books that help grown-ups learn about the world around them using large clear type, simple and easy-to-grasp words, frequent repetition, and thoughtful matching of text with vivid illustrations.