Can Any Mother Help Me?
Can Any Mother Help Me? by Jenna Bailey is an extraordinary true story of motherhood, friendship and a secret magazine, which is both compelling and thought-provoking.
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In 1935, a young woman wrote a letter to Nursery World magazine, expressing her feelings of isolation and loneliness. Women from all over the country experiencing similar frustrations wrote back. To create an outlet for their abundant ideas and opinions they started a private magazine, The Cooperative Correspondence Club. The deep friendships formed through its pages ensured the magazine continued until 1990, fifty-five years after the first issue was put together.
Jenna Bailey was born in Alberta, Canada, and now lives in Brighton. She studied History at Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada, and took her Masters in Life History at the University of Sussex. Can Any Mother Help Me? was her first publication.Read more
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