6 Aussie Mums Give Us The Inside Scoop On Mummy Blogging


There’s extra to mummy running a blog than meets the attention. It’s far more than reviewing the newest child gear or recommending a favorite pram. Mummy bloggers are similar to different mother and father; they work onerous and guardian onerous 24/7. So what’s it actually prefer to be a mummy blogger? We spoke with 6 Aussie mummy bloggers who gave us the within scoop on this implausible neighborhood.


Louise East | Extra To Mum


1- Inform us about your self (and your weblog!)

“I’m Louise! I really like operating, sturdy black tea and private growth! I’m a spouse, mum of a toddler and step mum of three implausible younger adults. I’m so lucky to assist mums lead happier and extra assured lives by means of my weblog Extra to Mum. I do that by supporting them to develop a useful mindset, sensible self-care habits and to make the sensible issues in life simpler.

I began running a blog as a result of it was an ideal union between my lengthy and pleased company profession and my newer ardour of motherhood….Even when we’ve got a need to enhance our scenario or ourselves, mums are so time poor that doing the analysis to seek out solutions is difficult. I do the analysis for them, making the complicated easy and sensible so it may possibly match into their busy lives.

The opposite cause I began running a blog was as a result of I didn’t need to return to the company world. Nobody was extra stunned than me, once I realised I needed to remain at house with my son. So, I seemed for different avenues to make use of my abilities and expertise and assist individuals.

2- What’s your favorite factor about running a blog?

“I care deeply about encouraging different mums and serving to them lead happier and extra assured lives. The truth that I get to do that day-after-day, is so rewarding. I run a personal Fb group for mums and love connecting with the mums on this neighborhood. It’s fantastic once I hear that what I’m doing is definitely serving to them. I additionally love after they ask me to put in writing about specific subjects that they need assistance with. It’s making a distinction and that’s what I really like.”

3- Your proudest moments as a mummy blogger?

“Firstly, I’m so proud each single time somebody contacts me to inform me that one thing I wrote helped them. That’s precisely why I’m doing this. There isn’t something extra rewarding and purposeful for me than truly making somebody’s life a bit higher.

Secondly, I’m proud that I made the leap to start out my weblog. I may have gone again to my “secure” company job and continued to do what I’d all the time accomplished. However I knew there was one thing else in retailer for me. It’s a complete new world and I don’t know what is going to come of it however I’m having fun with it and I’m actually glad I discovered the braveness to do one thing completely different.”
Take a look at Louise on Fb and Instagram.


Mirela Barisic | Scribe My Journey By Mirela

1- Inform us about your self (and your weblog!)

My identify is Mirela Barisic and I’m the creator of Scribe My Journey By Mirela. I’m a mom of two stunning boys, Mateo and Luka (23months & 2months). I began running a blog slightly below a yr in the past and created an area the place I write about my journey- from being pregnant to motherhood.

2- What’s your favorite factor about running a blog?

My favorite a part of being a mummy blogger is that it permits me to share my experiences with different moms. I really like getting messages from mums telling me how they take pleasure in studying my posts, or that it has helped them of their motherhood journey.

3- Any recommendation for aspiring mummy bloggers?

One of the best piece of recommendation I can provide to aspiring mummy bloggers is to be true to your self, be trustworthy and share even the toughest moments together with your readers, as a result of your parenting hurdles may be theirs.
Take a look at Mirela on Instagram.


Debbie Russo | The Fifo Spouse

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1- Inform us about your self (and your weblog!)

“The FIFO spouse began on the 15th of September 2011. I do know the date nicely as a result of I had been searching for an internet useful resource and a optimistic one about households that lived a life much like mine; a FIFO life.

On the time I used to be recovering from a bout of exhaustion and probably melancholy and needed one thing to meet and encourage me nonetheless I discovered none and so she was borne.

A spot the place I wrote about my life based mostly on the teachings I had learnt. Seven years on it continues to be a weblog about making the very best of issues having seen the worst. The subjects I cowl are the whole lot from psychological well being, parenting, autism, relationships and simply stuff that makes up the on a regular basis.”

2- What’s your favorite factor about running a blog?

“The neighborhood which has grown from the weblog is probably my favorite half. I’ve labored onerous to create a secure surroundings for my readers to ask questions and converse with one another. We aren’t a closed [Facebook] web page as I believe A FIFO life can resonate with anybody and all of us have a narrative and assist we will provide to one another.”

3- How about your least favorite?

“This openness, nonetheless, brings with it my least favorite factor of being a blogger notably on this trade; its the judgment that folks type and the necessity for them to share it so passionately and personally with you. I believe a pc makes it simpler for them to assault you and infrequently so very cruelly.”
Take a look at Debbie on Fb and Instagram.


Evie Farrell | Mumpack Journey

1- Inform us about your self (and your weblog!)

“I’m a full time household journey blogger/influencer. My eight yr outdated daughter Emmie and I’ve been touring full time for 2 years now and we share our adventures collectively on our [blog, Instagram and Facebook].

I first took Emmie abroad when she was 4 months outdated and I began writing about our travels with a dream of beginning journeys for mums and children. [Eight] years later I’ve lastly simply hosted our first household tour of Sri Lanka and have a Bali retreat for mums and children developing.”

2- Something individuals get mistaken (or misrepresent) about mummy bloggers?

“I believe typically individuals might have a look at the right pictures on social media of how individuals current their lives and suppose that it’s actuality – and it’s not – that’s a dangerous false impression. I all the time share the difficult occasions in addition to the great as a result of displaying the truth of our life is actually necessary – it may possibly look superb however its not like that on a regular basis, we’ve got the identical struggles as mums in every single place.”

3- Any recommendation for aspiring mummy bloggers?

“Deal with search engine optimisation – I did not and now I’m taking part in catch up. It’s actually an important factor you are able to do. Additionally, discover a area of interest that you just’re keen about and know who your viewers is – who you need to discuss to and what you possibly can share with them that’s fascinating and priceless. And all the time be your self! You’re greater than sufficient and everybody loves honesty and authenticity.”
Take a look at Evie on Fb and Instagram.


Teena Hantke | Whoa Mumma

1- Inform us about your self (and your weblog!)

“I’m so many issues and so many labels, a employee, volunteer, mom, spouse, sister, daughter, buddy, power sickness endure, Endometriosis advocate and blogger. All of this stuff type the idea for who I’m and what I do however the factor that outlined me and set me on this journey of changing into a mummy blogger was having my son and deciding I needed to make a distinction and be somebody my son can be pleased with as he grew older.

I by no means anticipated it will change into such a giant a part of me, however discovering my interior voice and sharing it with others has been so releasing. After I hear others say what I’ve written is precisely how they really feel however didn’t know easy methods to say it makes all of it worthwhile.”

2- Your least favorite factor about running a blog?

“My least favorite factor about being a mummy blogger is attempting to put in writing when an awesome thought comes into your head however having to juggle the obligations of being a guardian and companion and life will get in the best way of a writing spree! Or when the other happens and also you put aside time to put in writing and nothing pops into your head. Backside line is it’s a must to seize the moments after they come and put pen to paper!”

3- Something individuals get mistaken (or misrepresent) about mummy bloggers?

“I believe typically there’s a notion that mummy bloggers are simply bored mums who casually write their experiences on a web site for one thing to do, however in actuality they’re onerous working girls who’re keen about their space of data or curiosity. They work very onerous while juggling the pressures of parenthood and the whole lot else that they do.”
Take a look at Teena on Fb and Instagram.


Jodie Guerrero | Jodie’s Journey

1- Inform us about your self (and your weblog!)

“I’m a ‘youngish’ mum of two particular wants daughters. My eldest daughter (Julia) attends a particular college for Autism & an Mental Incapacity, plus different medical points and my youngest (Anna) attends a personal Lutheran college with a particular unit to help together with her speech/language points & ADHD. Together with all of that: I’m a triple most cancers survivor and have dodged dying six occasions!!

My weblog pans from 2007 to present and is a written account of my emotions and struggles by means of triple most cancers; what I’ve endured and the way I’ve managed to drag by means of.

I began running a blog to present myself a inventive outlet and assist my household/pals attempt to perceive what has been occurring with my medical therapy and general well being, with out answering the identical questions over [and] over. It was probably not meant for the general public, as such – however, has now change into an necessary weblog that many individuals go to frequently and acquire energy from.

I knew my journey and scenario was distinctive. I knew that what had occurred to me was like one thing out of a Hollywood film. However, I used to be not conscious that writing about it was good for me and good for a lot of others.”

2- Your favorite factor about being a mummy blogger?

“As a result of I achieve this far more than simply running a blog – I additionally vlog, seek the advice of, take part in medical committees, present recommendation, write articles and extra – my scope of involvement in varied tasks helps me to really feel priceless, wanted and needed (not simply by my household), however by a big group of people that ‘observe’ what I do and collect flecks & specks of my knowledge, alongside the best way.”

3- Something individuals get mistaken (or misrepresent) about mummy bloggers?

“Some critics might really feel the everyday mummy blogger are searching for consideration or are in love with their very own profile and wordage….I might say although, that almost all of mummy bloggers like me; love individuals, have empathy and compassion for individuals and need to ‘make a distinction’ to those that come, go to and keep for a learn, over a cuppa espresso.”
Take a look at Jodie on Fb and Instagram.

It’s the phenomenon that simply retains on going. Mums in every single place are taking to their keyboards and running a blog their lives. We predict these mummy bloggers deserve their hard-earned successes.

Each mum deserves a break as soon as in awhile. Take a look at our different weblog for five concepts on practising mum self-care.


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