Chronicle Books Mom, Can I Do My Laundry at Your House?
Chronicle Books Mom, Can I Do My Laundry at Your House?

Mom, Can I Do My Laundry at Your House?

By Olivia Roberts


Publication Date: April 11, 2023

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A perfect gift for mom, this humor poetry book celebrates the mother/child relationship, and how this relationship evolves as children grow up and become (or at least try to be) independent adults. 

Even as a grown-up, sometimes all we need is a hug from our mom—and access to their washing machine. Via fifty short, relatable poems, Mom, Can I Do My Laundry at Your House? celebrates the amazing people who raised us and support us, even when we're still siphoning their streaming services and going grocery shopping in their fully stocked pantry well into adulthood.

I see that you're typing

And I will wait patiently for your text to come through

Because I know

You are only using

Your pointer finger

With poems ranging from cheeky to sweet, side-splitting to sincere, this collection is sure to make mom smile for Mother's Day, birthday, holiday, and just because! 


RELATABLE CONTENT: Whether it's their tenacity and resilience, their kindness and patience, or the fact that they bought you the shirt you begged for and didn't wear a single time, not even once, this book touches upon all the things we are grateful for about the hardest working people in the business—moms! 

FRESH AND UNIQUE: Most mother and child relationship books are sincere and serious, with a focus on younger children rather than those who have grown up and live on their own. Mom, Can I Do My Laundry at Your House? is perfect for the adult looking for something fun to give their mother! 

EASY GIFT: Beautifully packaged and featuring playful illustrations throughout, this silly, sweet book is an excellent gift for Mother's Day, any special occasion that celebrates mom, or as a thank you for all she does every day of the year.

Perfect for:Moms who appreciate the humor of parenthood and their adult children working on adultingMothers and daughters or sons, ages 20 - 65Anyone who loves humor poetry  Fans of Go the F**k to Sleep, I Just Want to Pee Alone, and other humor books that celebrate the joys of raising kidsPairing with laundry detergent to create a hilarious (and useful) Mother's Day gift, birthday or holiday gag, or thinking of you present for mom

About the Author

Olivia Roberts is a writer and book editor who loves her mother very much and is also very sorry for making her listen to screamo in the car (and for just being a teen, in general). She is based in Oakland, California.

Format: Hardcover

Length: 64 pages

Publisher: Chronicle Books

Publication Date: April 11, 2023

ISBN: 9781797218694

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