1935, a young woman wrote a letter to the women's magazine Nursery
expressing her feelings of isolation and loneliness. 'Can any mother
help me? I live a very lonely life as I have no near neighbours. I
cannot afford to buy a wireless. I adore reading, but with no library
am very limited with books . . .
any reader suggest an occupation that will intrigue me and exclude
"thinking" and cost nothing!'
from all over the country wrote back expressing similar frustrations.
They were full of ideas and opinions but had nowhere to express them.
So they decided to start a private magazine.
Any Mother Help Me? Jenna
Bailey presents the extraordinary group of wives and mothers whose
lives connected through a magazine.
book is an intimate and moving collection of personal stories and,
above all, a portrait of inseparable friendships.