Feel like you’re public property now you’ve got a bump? Here are our top five things that make us want to shout, “Leave me alone”… and what to do about them.   “That’s a ten pounder, for sure” Gee, thanks, lady at the checkout in the supermarket. Because it’s my first and I already have ...

The joys of a crisp white shirt   I love a crisp white shirt.  I love one on me.  I love one on my kids.  I love one on a handsome man.  It just sort of speaks of cleanliness and order and clarity and focus. It looks good and smells good and is ready for ...

So, you’ve had a baby. Wow. It’s all a bit crazy isn’t it? But your life isn’t all that’s changed. You have, too – and get this: it’s for the better. …stronger Remind yourself of what you’ve achieved physically – you’ve brought a human being into the world, and that takes a lot of strength. ...

It Is Only Temporary   I remember when my first baby was born and as much as I loved him explosively, endlessly, ferociously – I found the experience of being a new mother completely overwhelming, and I really did not feel very good about myself. I was astounded by how I had morphed overnight into ...

The first trip out of the house with your newborn… daunting just doesn’t cover it. Don’t worry; the Mama Mio experts have some solutions.   Drive on Your first trip out in the car with your baby can be scary, so get in a practice run first while your partner or husband is still off ...

And we’re not talking about how ‘sore’ giving birth is, because everyone tells you that. We’re talking about the reality of being a mum. So, let’s get real with our top three home truths… You will either love being pregnant or you will hate it And the fact is, it will probably be the opposite ...

I love Steve Biddulph. I have never met him, but I really love him.  In his cover photo, he is not gorgeous.  But this doesn’t matter, I love him still. He is this Australian guy who writes amazing books about the male species – I think he is a child psychologist, but he is not ...

There’s a certain irony in the fact that something that was created by lovemaking has the ability to destroy all urges to do any lovemaking. But don’t worry, it’s not forever. Here are our five phases of your mama sex life… Phase 1 – The mama-to-be You won’t get pregnant, because you’re already erm… pregnant. ...

Many new mamas, myself included, don’t have a lot of experience with kids before having one ourselves.  So the only real information we have on how to be a mother is from our own mothers. And whilst my mom is awesome, and I turned out just fine (I mean really, I turned out ok – ...