The Best of the Mummy blogs – Issue 2


Welcome to our second #BOTB post!

You’re busy. We understand. To help you keep an eye on the hottest parenting topics each week, we’ve pulled together a list of the top five most talked about articles in the Mummy Blogger world.

This week includes a great piece on how to find time for everything, because – let’s face it – Mum’s do everything. Other hot articles discuss ideas on what to include in your family photo album, a mother’s insight into life with her autistic son, and how to organise school uniforms.

Let’s dive in…

1. How I find time for everything (or anything), Retro Mummy 

“There are times when you feel like you are getting nothing done. And I mean nothing.” Amen to that! A reassuring post about the everyday struggles of running family chores, with great tips to help stay organised. Our Family Activity Planners are another way to keep on top of things.

2.How to organise school uniforms, Seven Cherubs

If Naomi can do it with seven kids, we can too. Tips and tricks on a time-saving system to organise her children’s school uniforms. Making sure clothing is labelled is a huge help.

3. Baby names that start with odd letters, Kidspot

This week, Kidspot published an article with a list of extraordinary children’s names starting with odd letters. If you’re looking for a name a little left of centre, check out the list that includes Quinn, Zed and Zolanda. Play our Baby Name Spinner to discover names you may not have thought of before.

4. 20 Things to Include in Your Family Photobook, Childhood 101 

The kids are back at school, and you’ve settled back into your normal routine. Why not start pulling together your family holiday pictures from over the break? Christie Burnett provides some great tips on 20 things to include in your family photo album.

5. The Guesswork in Deciphering an Autistic Son’s Behavior, Motherlode 

Mother Emily Wylie gives insight into her 8 year old Autistic son’s behaviours and the challenges around “parenting children who are neurologically different from you.” Wylie’s beautiful reflective piece on the blurred lines between obsessive-compulsive disorder and autism among children shows her struggle to understand the workings of her child’s mind.

Tune in next week for more #BOTB.