Real Mum Confession: I Think I Need to Break up with My Phone

Break up with My Phone
Uh-oh. Writer Hannah Macauley Gierhart has realised her passion for tech is a little too-much… Here’s her plan to break up with her phone. Say, what?!  I love my phone a bit much. Okay, a whole lot much. It’s a continual fountain of information, connection, news, philosophy and photos of my friends’ cute kids. It’s kept me company in those long,...

Everything I Know About Motherhood, I Accidentally Learnt from My Mother

Everything I Know About Motherhood
“Ergh. I sound like my mother.” It’s a phrase many of us have caught ourselves uttering as we go about the day-to-day ups and downs of parenting. And that's when I realised, everything I know about motherhood, I accidentally learnt from my mother... Lucky for me, my Mum is awesome. I think she and my Dad nailed parenting, and they have...

Miscarriage Didn’t Stop this Would-Be Mum From Finding Happiness: She Made a Nike List!

nike list
You’ve heard of a bucket list. But, what about a Nike List? One woman created this ‘list’ as a way to deal with pregnancy loss. 'I was so sick of being sad' said Emily Smith. After the heartache of losing three pregnancies she overcame her self-pity by making a 'Nike List'. Instead of focusing on her grief she decided to 'just...

We’re on the Lookout for Talented Writers to Join our Team. Could This Be You?

Mum Central, as one of Australia's premiere parenting and lifestyle hubs, keeps parents up to date in the world of parenting and parenting advice, lifestyle, food, travel and more. Our business has grown significantly over the last 12 months, especially when we take into account the the launch of our sister site Mum's Pantry and the site where it all began Australian Baby Bargains....

It’s Time to Tell Your Story – We Want to Hear From You!

The Mum Central community is active, informed and diverse. We have parents of all walks of life engaging with us every day and are always on the lookout for people keen to tell your story to our readers. This is why we are always looking for new stories. Interesting, authentic, thought-provoking and well-written real life stories are the lifeblood of Mum Central. We...