Almost Perfect by Kelly Denley
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Almost Perfect
By Kelly Denley

Almost Perfect

How an Aussie Mum Got Her Life Together and Stopped Her Family Falling Apart

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Almost Perfect by Kelly Denley

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Growing up, Kelly Denley had dreamed of the perfect family, and of being the perfect mum, but as the mother of eight she discovered that almost perfect was actually just perfect enough After being a full-time wife and mother since the age of 17, by 31 Kelly Denley has lost sight of who she truly is, so when the pregnancy test comes back positive for number eight, she isn't exactly ecstatic. Then things get a whole lot worse. Postnatal depression takes its toll on Kelly, her father is given just a year to live, her husband is retrenched, one daughter is hospitalised and another on antidepressants and, in a final frightening development, her eldest boy, who suffers from Asperger's, threatens suicide. Distraught, Kelly blames herself and knows that everything has to change. As the family gradually find their feet, in a bid to prove she's more than just a mother, Kelly takes a giant leap out of her comfort zone and dons a school uniform to finish an education cut short by teen pregnancy. The suburban mum, used to sneers about her large brood like 'Don't you know what causes it?' blitzes the HSC with an amazing 97.3. But that, it turns out, is just the start of an incredible journ

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781863255455
ISBN-10: 1863255451
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 156mm x 30mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Bantam
Publisher: Transworld Publishers (Division of Random House Australia)
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: Australia


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Author Biography - Kelly Denley

Kelly Denley is an artist, photographer, home-schooler and mother of eight. She considers herself a 'Jill-of-all-trades, Jack-of-none' and spends far too much time on projects that don't really fit into her day, but has resolved never to change, as 'Life wouldn't be quite as much fun if I did!' She lives in Sydney with her husband Robert and their family.

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