The best websites for stylish and inspired mums
Posted on 05 May 2016
Image by the incredibly inspiring Not So Mumsy.
When it comes to blogs and websites for mums, there is certainly no shortage on this mind field we call the Internet. However, finding some that are actually helpful, inspiring and keep it real - is more of a challenge. After many sleepless nights trawling the web while feeding or settling our babies, here are our top picks for fabulous websites for mums or mums-to-be.
Not So Mumsy
Marcia (and the entire team from Not So Mumsy) are definitely up there with our favourites. This incredibly stylish, hands-on mama keeps it real while inspiring us with her gorgeous life. She also maintains a really honest, personal approach - particularly with regard to her struggles with miscarriage and infertility. If you haven't already got to know Not So Mumsy (or her Instagram), do yourself a favour and get there now.
The Grace Tales
If you're looking for inspiring fashion (for mums and kids), interviews with incredible mums and a sneak peak into the lives of other families in Australia and across the globe, The Grace Tales is the website for you. The photography is spectacular, the interviews are on-point and the inspiration is overloading (not surprising given the founder, Georgie Abay, is about as stylish as they come - coming from Vogue Australia). Definitely one of our bookmarks.
This US website is a brilliant source for new parents-to-be, who have entered the abyss that is the baby shopping world. They break down the products you actually need, as well as their picks for all budgets. Beyond this, we love their blog, which is full of tips and tricks for parents, and funny interviews with A-list parents.
Bazaar Mumma is an Australian site that has us ooh'ing and ahh'ing with every post. With a delightful mix of fashion, parenting and inspiration posts, it's not only inspiring and a visual delight for the eyes - it's real. Packed full of stories about real life motherhood and its joys and challenges, it is definitely one to add to your to-read list.
Mum Life Project
Mum Life Project is perhaps one of the most gorgeous concepts we've seen for mums on the web. Using the hashtag #mumlifeproject, it's about mums supporting mums. It’s about sharing the love and doing something right here, right now to make a difference to someone going through the crap times you’ve experienced yourself. They recommend doing this in two ways: by sharing sharing with the hashtag or by sending a #mumlifeproject pack. As we all know, motherhood is a universal experience, and this is what makes the #mumlifeproject different: it doesn’t matter who you are, how much money you do or don’t have, where you live… we all have bad #mumlife days and sometimes it’s just the knowledge that there is someone else out there who is in your corner, someone that understands. This website is just a starting point in supporting mums - and supporting yourself.
What have we missed? Do you have any more top tips for websites to inspire mums? Particularly those on maternity fitness and pregnancy activewear - we would love to know!