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We All Need a Mum Friend

pexels-photo-712324.jpegA little while ago I wrote a post called The Great Thing About “Non Mummy Friends”  which had a great reception and I think a lot of you could relate to what I was saying in that post. I firmly believe that you need a mix of mum friends and non mum friends in your life but I recently realised that I had never actually written a post about how amazing Mum friends are. I feel fortunate to have a couple of really great mum friends, lots of mums that I regularly chat to at baby groups and also a whole load of amazing fellow mum blogger friends. I’m so grateful to all of these girls for making Motherhood less lonely and way more fun. We all need a mum friend sometimes, and this is why:

We all need a mum friend to tell us that everything we are feeling is normal. That they’ve had days when they’ve considered selling their kid on eBay too and that it’s okay to sometimes crack open the wine at lunchtime just to get through. Continue reading “We All Need a Mum Friend”

Mum Life · Other Good Stuff

The Great Thing About “Non Mummy Friends” 

pexels-photo.jpgWhen you have a baby, there is a lot of emphasis on the importance of ‘Mummy friends’. You might go to baby groups or sign up to an online Mummy forum in order to seek out these like-minded women in a similar phase of life to yourself. And it is very important, I believe, to find your Mummy friends, your little support network of people you can message at 9am about how ready you are for bedtime and a glass of wine, or who you can call on for a much needed coffee and adult conversation who will just get where you are coming from perfectly and understand your mummy struggles completely.  Continue reading “The Great Thing About “Non Mummy Friends” “