Sometimes, just knowing there’s others out there like us can make all the difference. These 19 mummy blogs each have something different to offer mums, reminding us that no matter what you’re facing, chances are there is someone out there experiencing something similar.
Mother of two Laney doesn’t claim to be the perfect mum: far from it. She’s New Zealand born, lives in Melbourne and juggles work with looking after her son and daughter and managing adrenal fatigue.
Martine Oglethorpe’s aim is to inform and educate other parents, particularly with regard to technology. Topics include online safety, online behaviour and digital trends. Recent posts have covered which apps are safe for children to use and the effects of technology on speech and language. A great blog for all those who’ve ever felt bemused by something their child has brought home.
Kristy wants her blog, The Imperfect Mum, to be a place of safety for all women. She began it following her experiences of postnatal depression and the blog now covers topics such as guilt, mental health, relationships and men.
Little Mumma, aka Angie, gives an honest, funny account of life as a mum of three. She recently wrote a touching post on the stillborn birth of a friend’s baby and has also covered the emotive topic of breastfeeding.
Jacqui’s chaos comes in the form of six children. She shares the trials and tribulations of raising a large family, meal ideas and ways to entertain your brood, whether big or small.
Mummy Smiles is dedicated to the happiness to be found in life and motherhood. A family trip in Western Australia has inspired many of the most recent posts from this mother of four.
Fi is a young Australian mum who chronicles her experience of motherhood. Her posts are a mixture of fashion, fitness, recipes, school, travels and marriage.
With five children under the age of seven, Kirsty is documenting her family life online. Check out her special Christmas section, which has lots of helpful posts and inspiration for your own Christmas.
Trish describes her blog as a random collection of stuff. She writes about being the parent of twins (born following IVF treatment) and a teenager (adopted as a baby).
My Three Ring Circus can be an emotional read, as one of the children in this family of nine is living with immune deficiency. Tiff also has two sets of twins.
Sydney mother of two Lexi blogs about what she’s been wearing, watching, and doing. She covers fashion, beauty and more, with giveaways another feature of her blog posts.
A colourful site decorated with jellybeans, Lori – a freelance writer – is in the Top 100 Australian Women Bloggers Directory and won Sydney Writers’ Centre’s Best Australian Blog Award in 2011 for her frank and eclectic blog.
Retro Mummy Corrie has just given birth to her sixth child under eight, so expect lots of newborn photos on this blog normally dedicated to baking and crafting at home.
The most popular posts on Samelia’s Mum’s blog relate to her love of quilting. She shares patterns, tutorials and family-friendly recipes and also has her own Craftsy page for more pattern ideas.
Victorian mum Kate says stuff about her four children, stuff about autism, stuff about her passion for and business of fitness and stuff about life.
The Seven Cherubs are of course seven children. Naomi lives in Brisbane and writes about her experiences of child abuse and post natal depression, plus the joys and challenges of raising a large family.
Corinne and her family swapped Sydney for Dubai two years ago. She is married with three young children and began blogging as a way of keeping up her writing. Now, The Daze of my Life chronicles her family’s journey overseas and daily life in Dubai.
Glowless has built up an extensive online community. All of her posts are very close to the heart and inspiring. One of the big adventures she writes a lot about is her son's battle with Craniosynostosis. 'Things I know about allergy testing and anaphylaxis' is one of her popular posts as it shares all her knowledge to help raise awareness of Food Allergy Week.
For centuries, wooden doll houses have delighted children of all ages through imaginary play. Much to their parents’ delight, boys and girls have found themselves lost for hours on end creating characters, setting up homes, and developing storylines.