NEW YEARS RESOLUTION: Make New Years Resolution!

I’ve never really been one to make New Years Resolutions as I’m a big believer in refraining from making promises I’m not 100% sure I can keep, even if it’s only to myself. It’s probably not the most optimistic of outlooks but up until now, I believed it was working for me. After a pretty…

Party Supplies – Flash Fiction

Hurry, hurry. Must hurry up. In and out. Grab the plastic cups, paper napkins, no sidetracks, no impulse shopping, pray I don’t run into anyone I know…oh dear, there’s Amy from playgroup in the produce section. Turn around, quick. No time for chatting, must be back before the first kid arrives. Party supplies, party supplies…oh…

MUD: A Micro Story

We would like to say a huge THANK YOU to Fiona M. Jones of the UK, for her non-fiction micro story entitled ‘Mud’. You can read the story below or click here to go to a separate page. We hope you enjoy reading this story and don’t forget to check out our many other wonderful…

Are we too dependant on technology?

I used to pride myself on the fact that I was ‘not’ a cliche or a statistic. As a teen I would avoid famous people if they happened to be somewhere I was going because I didn’t want to be seen as a ‘groupie’, drooling over someone just because they occasionally appeared on the little…

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,…

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…