Batting Mice Around: A Micro Story

There was water rising in the basement. Cold, dark, murky, slimy, water. Being a woman alone, a single mother, without a man, she had no idea what to do about it.

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Robbery: A Micro Story

A short and sweet story about the meaningful things we allow our children to steal from us.

Dreams & Wishes: A Short Story

Someone once told her that if dreams and wishes were dollars and cents, she’d be a very wealthy woman by now. Their words were intended as a reprimand, but she embraced the sentiment…

How To Accomplish More In A Fraction Of The Time

If your a mum you know all about the word ‘busy’. ‘Busy’ has become your new normal, your go-to description of your life and answer to the universal question ‘How are you?” There’s forever a million things to do and not enough time to do it in. This can sometimes be overwhelming.

Hello From The Other Side

Ok so I’m going to put myself out there, risk rejection, disappointment and a blank comment box staring back at me like the canvas of a painter who has lost his muse, and say hello from the other side of this medium.

15 Unique Gift Ideas from Etsy: For Any Budget.

Tired of the same old gift ideas? Don’t know what to buy that special someone who has everything or has a unique quirky personality with particular taste?

If you’re looking for unique gift ideas that have been lovingly handcrafted with quality materials, you can’t go past Etsy.

MUM LIFE BURNOUT: 10 ways to cool down

As mums we are expected (including by ourselves) to be physically, mentally and emotionally available for every member of our family 24/7. The role of Mum is so complicated and diverse that it’s like a thousand jobs rolled into one. Even the toughest, strongest Mums have moments where it all just becomes too much.

My Mum Life Story: PART 1- Childhood Childhood and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ve probably been wondering ‘who is this lady?’ and ‘what’s her deal?’ Most of my posts have been about other people and other things with a few little anecdotal tidbits thrown in for personal relevance and an attempt to ‘relate’ to you, my audience. Sure, there have…

Sara Impriano: A Mum Life Success Story

We are redefining the word ‘Success’ here at Mum Life Stories. You don’t have to be a rock star, a celebrity with your name up in lights and 100k+ followers on Instagram. You don’t have to have a million dollars in the bank or have the whole world know your name. “Success” to us is getting up every day and taking care of business. It’s kicking goals and pushing toward your dreams. It’s not giving up or letting circumstances or other people prevent you from embracing the future you long for in your ‘heart’.