The Mummy Bubble is a parenting and lifestyle blog for mamas of young children, offering pregnancy tips, parenting SOS hacks, inspiration, and product reviews to help fellow ladies at the frontline of motherhood. I’m a big fan of kindness and this is a judgement-free zone.
Hello! I’m Vicky, a mum of two gorgeous girls – aged four and two. I live in the South East with my husband. I love food, travel, a good walk, a decent movie and a compelling TV show to get hooked on.
Until recently I was a full-time working mummy, dividing my time between playing hide-and-seek with my little ones and chasing the news as a reporter for a national newspaper.
But I’m taking a change in direction and becoming a stay-at-home mama while trying to grow my own business through this lovely blog that I’ve created.
I launched The Mummy Bubble because I wanted a hobby – something that was all for me – during my second maternity leave in 2017. I quickly became addicted to it!
Becoming a mama was a difficult adjustment for me. While I desperately wanted children, the exhausting nights, guilt over giving up breastfeeding and being surrounded by dirty nappies has been a shock to the system.
It felt a bit like being in a bubble – my entire life changed overnight and while this was a happy change, it also felt pretty overwhelming! I thought I was on my own, and began writing my thoughts as a form of therapy to help me cope with the tears and tantrums.
But what I found was lots of other mamas who feel exactly the same way! We are actually all in this Mummy Bubble together.
Blogging about my experiences has made me feel less alone – because for every embarrassing or stressful tale there’s dozens of other mummies who have been in the exact same boat – and helped me laugh in the face of those tough days.
What to expect at The Mummy Bubble
There are a lot of virtual high-fives here – I love being a mum, but it’s a tough gig! The lack of sleep, the crying, the tantrums, the potty training, the CBeebies on loop – it’s a wonder we stay sane.
So expect the truth about parenting – without any sugar-coating – a lot of kindness towards your fellow mama, fun and frolics, and lots of gushing about my two beautiful little monkeys.
I love to share my parenting SOS tips, highlight my favourite child and baby products, as well as big up fun and fabulous places to visit with the family. I love a good list, so you can find a lot of handy tips and ideas in list form on this site!
If you have just had a baby, why not check out my top tips on surviving the first week with a baby.
If you’re looking for breastfeeding advice, why not see my essential guide to breastfeeding for beginners.
You can expect regular updates on a wide variety of topics, but all with one key thing in mind – you. I’m all about making life easier for fellow mums, whether it be by sharing tips on things that have worked for me or telling you my silly observations about the whirlwind that is parenthood.
You can expect more on my YouTube channel where there’s loads more tips and ideas for surviving life as a mum.
I absolutely love hearing from readers, so please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Let me know what you think of the blog and what you would like to see.
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