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Self Care for the Single Mum Self Care for the Single Mum

Lucy V Hay (aka @bang2write ) shares some simple and invaluable self-care tips for single mums, teen mums - in fact any mums struggling to take care of ourselves as we meet the needs of our ...

I'm guesting on Kind Over Matter today! I'm guesting on Kind Over Matter today!

Welcome if you're visiting from KOM today! My post there talks about my Mama Mash-Up and what it meant to me to create it for Story of Mum: Mums Making an Exhibition of Ourselves . It's called ...

#SOmum Make Date: Weds 13 March 8.30 - 10pm GMT

NEWS: Even if you missed the party, you can still enter to win the prizes below! Simply add your Embarrassing Mum story or Balloon of Shame to our online galleries before midnight on Sunday 15 ...

Overcoming Mum Shame

A post from the archives: my mama shame in 2013...

Shame has been a part of me for as long as I can remember. Shame of being different, of not fitting in. Shame of being too bright. Of ...

Mums talk shame

This month's #somum Make Date was a trending co-production with @prymface and #youngmumschat, talking about Mum Shame , sharing Embarrassing Mum stories and popping balloons (of shame, as you do ...

Dealing with birth experience shame

For our first guest post on Mum Shame, t he ever inspiring Lyndsay Kirkham of Our Feminist Play School shares her experience of feeling like an unworthy imposter and finally braving her truth. ...

How to stop being ashamed of a messy house

Our third Mum Shame guest post comes from the very wise Vicky @vflb2011 on rethinking her messy house shame and letting go of show home envy.

So, I've been asked to ...

The Shame Demons The Shame Demons

Our fourth Mum Shame post comes care of lovely Tara Green of The Parenting Geek , on how shame works and what happens when we start to loosen our protective clothing...

Shame is a heavy, ...

The Shame of Enough

I found Naomi Wittlin via this wonderful post she wrote recently for Kind Over Matter , excitedly discovered her blog , and immediately asked for her thoughts on shame...

For our fifth ...

Good Mummy, Bad Mummy

I suppose I feel like a bad mummy at some point every day. I wrote a while back about my journey to overcome those bullying voices in my head that tell me I’m just not good enough. Well I am good ...

Embrace the Chaos

My house is messy. It's not just messy, it's an ode to mess. It's mess poetry, mess pageantry, mess wizardry on a par with the knots in Dumbledore's beard. My house is no less than an eight stage ...

My Secret Shame

Lovely Samantha of Delusions of Candour shares her secret for our second guest post on Mum Shame. (And it's her first ever guest post, so send her some love!)

What ...