‘This slice of angst and affluenza is several cuts above the rest…witty, observant and supremely intelligent…Behind the comedy is a serious look at the work/home conflict at the heart of modern motherhood’
The Times
‘Neill’s hilarious depiction of the manifold perils of stat-at-home motherhood is so convincing that it looks like the most challenging job in the world – and Lucy is all the more sympathetic simply for staying afloat’
Daily Telegraph
‘A sharply observed comedy…her writing burbles along effortlessly. Her comic timing is excellent’
Boston Globe
‘Neill bucks the chick-lit trend with prose that’s clever and endearing and frazzled parents will love the way she nails the sticky, hair pulling mania of domestic life’
Washington Post
‘An intelligent and funny look at modern parenting’
‘What’s thrilling about Slummy Mummy is as much the sparkling wit on every page as Fiona Neill’s sometimes sad, often funny, always unflinching insight into the underbelly of marriage and family life. Neill pulls no punches, but she brings home her point with such grace and humour that you won’t feel the sting’
Lauren Fox