FAQ: Whatever Happened to the Bad Mother's Club?

“What happened to the Bad Mother’s Club?” is a question I am faced with every now and again. It’s been, at times, difficult to answer, because in many respects it is still here and going along nicely. Kinda. Sort of. Since its conception some years back, quite a few in…

FAQ: What is a "real mum" anyway?

This is a question I get asked quite a lot, particularly in the recent years where some reality television show producers, years after I started Real Mums, took the term “real” and applied it to things like “real housewives”. Their ideal is vastly different from mine, and from why Real…

FAQ: Why the Horns?

Horns. Some people love ’em, some hate them and others are merely indifferent to their presence, meaning or otherwise. Our logo, as you may have noticed, has horns in (on?) it, as does our ‘real mum’, Verity. Isn’t she cute? Whilst most people who stumble upon Real Mums, including this…

What's it take to be a Super Mum?

I was lounging around on the couch the other night, much like a turtle stuck on its back, albeit with a glass of chilled white wine in its paw (or whatever it is turtles have). I had completed a day of chaos; school lunches for three, dropping off and collecting…