All parents want the best for their children but increasingly, parents seem to be turning into panic-stricken and obsessive perfectionists. The Madness of Modern Families focuses on the absurd social pressures parents find themselves facing and caving into in an ever-increasing competitive world. From mums trying to plan the perfect birthday party, to fake church attendance for the sake of a school entry, to dads who spend all weekend doing their child’s homework project. The parents let us in on their most extreme and hilarious stories of the lengths they’ve gone to be the best parents they can. An entertaining, illuminating and often terrifying insight into the madness that is parenting in today’s world.