Category Archives: Identity

12 things you should know about your partner

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Having children is like throwing a hand grenade into your relationship. Boom! Everything has changed. And yet, with a little talking and a little time you can make each other seem important, loved and valued. Tell me if this seems familiar… No longer can you walk down the street engrossed in each other’s company. Now when you are out there

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Why our girlfriends make us better mums…

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After going through a difficult start to this year I was once again reminded how utterly amazing and invaluable my girlfriends are. As they have always done they encouraged me, supported me, loved me, laughed with me and cried with me. More than a Mum is about helping you rediscover your identity as a woman after becoming a mum and

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First steps to rediscovering your identity

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Our aim at More than a Mum to help you to rediscover your identity as a woman.  We want our posts to be practical as well as informative, constructive as well as inspiring. As Mums, we easily neglect our personal identity as it is incredibly easy to become absorbed, and dare I say, all consumed in being parents.  Sometimes without even realising it. 

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Introducing Lola Remi – Fitness & Lifestyle coach for busy mums

Today we have an interview with Lola Remi a fitness and lifestyle coach and mum of two young boys.  Lola is running an event this weekend which will be a great ‘me-time’ day for any mums who long to get back in shape or just feel great about themselves.  We had a chat to Lola to find out a bit

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What I learned from travelling with a 4-year old

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Well I’ve been back from my travels for a few weeks now but it feels like much more.  Bear Cub started school last week so we’ve been focused on that and the sense of ‘all-change’ has helped in returning to routine and normality.  It’s a different routine so that helps a little. I’ve lost count of people who have asked

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Vlog: Performance Poetry

I have had a pretty inspiring week.  Various things have got me thinking about our feelings about ourselves since becoming Mums; our place in society and our Mummy body image and so, with Loretta away and still blogging more often than me (shame on me) I though I could use this inspiration for good and attempt our first VLog. So, the inspiration… Firstly,

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