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The ‘Mummy needs wine’ culture is out of control

Parents getting sloshed to cope with the chaos of children has become a running joke — and a new book argues that it’s misleading women

08 May 2022 - 00:03 By Esther Walker

If you type “Mummy wine” into the search bar of the UK online store Not on the High Street, you can pick from products such as a gin highball with “Mummy’s Juice” etched on to it, or a sweatshirt saying “When they whine, I wine” or a Mother’s Day card that reads “Mummy, I love you as much as you love a big glass of wine once I’m in bed”. It doesn’t end there...

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