Claudia Haessy, born in 1982, Claudia Haessy studied history and philosophy in Bonn, Warsaw and Beer Sheva. After working as a freelance writer, she now is now a social media manager for Men’s Health magazine. She has been blogging and tweeting for many years.
PARENTING: CIRCUS BY DAY, DRAMA AT NIGHT
A flat in Hamburg’s upscale Eppendorf quarter, a wonderful husband and a lovely child – a perfect life? Not for Claudia. In Eppendorf, the rules different: Kids don’t get dropped off at birthday parties because mum and dad want to make sure their little angels don’t stab themselves in the eye pinning the tail on the donkey. And she quickly comes to treasure the solitude of her bathroom (you can lock the door).
Claudia’s touching and hilariously funny book explores the trials and tribulations of becoming a parent and shows us that happiness often lies in life’s imperfections. You can live apart and still be together, perhaps not in chic, upmarket Eppendorf but somewhere that’s altogether more down-to-earth…