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Mum Confessions

Why You Should Kick The Career Guilt For Good

Whether you work or stay at home (or both), there is one thing that unites all mothers: mum guilt. Like many things related to motherhood, mum guilt is personal. We all have our own version. Of course, not every mum will feel guilty about the decisions she makes regarding work and motherhood. Some take great offense […]

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The Ten Mums You’ll Meet at School This Year

It’s that time of year again. School is in session, fall is on the horizon, and a crisp sense of possibility permeates the air. It’s not just the scent of pumpkin spice and school supplies—it’s the promise of new opportunity. There are new teachers and new classmates. New rules, and, yes, new mums you’ll encounter […]

Parenting

Hiring A Housekeeper Saved My Sanity

   I Hired a Housekeeper to Save My Sanity and Have No Regrets  Whether we’re stay-at-home mums, or working mums, or even work-at-home mums, most would probably agree that juggling parenting with our other responsibilities is hard. There are laundry piles to tackle. Sticky dishes piled in the sink calling our names. Meals to cook […]

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Four Reasons I Love My Minivan

Before I became a mum, I swore I would never drive a minivan. After I became a mum, I still swore I would never drive a minivan, and for the first few years, I didn’t. I didn’t need to. I had one small child who fit compactly in the backseat of the silver Subaru Impreza […]

Parenting

Five Ways You Can Support A New Working Mum

Being a working mum is hard. Being a brand-new working mum is even harder. No matter how much a woman loves her career, her job, and her baby, navigating the working world as a mum can be difficult, especially early on. From the sheer logistics she’ll tackle to the complicated emotions she’ll experience, a new […]