An Organised Mind: A Short Story

So I’ve been pretty busy the last few days but I managed to whip up this story to share with you all. It’s a bit of a sad one about a brave mum in a very dark situation but there is light in the darkness and hope on the horizon. Warning: May contain triggers as…

Confessions of a Full-time Mum and would-be Writer

A True Story, in Flash-Fiction Style! Warning: Confessions contained within of my true MumLife. So Let me give you a bit of a back-story first. With 5 children life can get more than a little chaotic. I was a stay-at-home mum for most of my older children’s younger years, 9 years in total and whilst…

Big Brother Syndrome

One Mums story on learning to spot the signs and manage symptoms. Is your baby irritable, frustrated, unable to be left on his/her playmat for more than 5 minutes without screaming? He/she could be suffering from a common condition called ‘Big Brother Syndrome’. This syndrome is more common than you might think and sufferers can…

Blogaversary

Today marks the one week anniversary of our Mum Life Stories blog! Yipee, happy anniversary to us. We are happy to say that this week we reached 350 views, received our first contribution from a writer, who was the winner of the first hashtag competition and we got connected to many different people through Facebook,…

A Mum Life Story from our first hashtag competition winner.

In the 4 hours leading up to our official site launch, we ran a short competition on Facebook to get people hash tagging Mum Life Stories, in order to find our very first story contributor. We’d like to congratulate Tia Burton on winning the contest and becoming our very first story contributor (outside of our…

Mum Life Micro Stories

Short stories are a great medium for weaving an exciting tale into a non time consuming format that’s easy to read and won’t steal half your day away. In this day and age with so much information and entertainment at our fingertips, it can be hard as a writer to retain a readers attention for…

Is that a finger?

You know your suffering from Mum Life Fatigue when you nearly poop yourself after mistaking an apple core in the kitchen sink, for a finger. Why I thought there was a finger in the sink, I do not know and why there was an apple core in the sink for that matter, one can only…

Mum Life Fatigue

Definition: Let’s face it, everyone gets ‘fatigued’. You had a late night, a physically demanding day, the guy down the street had a party and no respect for your slumber, you didn’t get the z’s you needed to be a fully functioning human being. Every person in the world has at some point in their…

FaceBook Hashtag Challenge, share your story!

To celebrate our new site mumlifestories.com reaching over 100 views in 48 hours, we will be running a 48 hr FaceBook hashtag challenge where YOU can get your story published on the Mum Life Stories blog. For 48hrs (3pm AEST Sat 11 Aug – 3pm AEST Mon 13 Aug) simply create a post on FaceBook beginning with ‘Classic…

Writers wanted

Are you a writer or simply someone who loves to write? Do you have a fun, interesting, entertaining or shocking story to tell about a mum? If so, we want to hear from you. If your interested in being published online, please see our submissions page at http://www.mumlifestories.com/submissions for details about what we are looking…