Your friendly companion to the first year of motherhood
By The Creators of Mush
A hilarious, realistic and useful guide to the first year of motherhood from the creators of Mush, the fastest growing social app for mums.
'Funny and relatable . . . Buy it as a present for a pregnant friend and she'll probably make you godmother' Pandora Sykes
'Making the transition to motherhood is a seminal moment in the life of a woman and this gutsy, informative - and very funny - guidebook is the ideal 'best friend' to navigate new terrain. I loved it.' Rosie Nixon, Editor-in-Chief, Hello!
So, you're a mum. Now what? It's easy to spend so long thinking about the birth (and packing and re-packing that hospital bag) that you forget what happens next: becoming a fully-fledged actual parent.
Introducing The Mumsition: basically your smartest, wittiest mum friend. It covers everything you'll go through in that crazy first year in a way that's useful and informative - but also funny, chatty and above all, real.
Becoming a mum (i.e. your mumsition) is one of the biggest things that you'll ever go through. That's why the milestones in this book aren't just about your baby smiling or walking or sleeping through the night for the first time, but everything YOU'RE going through too: the first time you manage to leave the house, the first time you get on a bus with your little one and the first time you have sex again.
The Mumsition is clued-up without being judgemental or patronising, funny without trying too hard and sympathetic and supportive without being saccharine. From the moment you go on maternity leave until your baby's first birthday, this book has got your back.
Mush is the fastest-growing social app for mums in the UK. Launched in April 2016 by Katie Massie-Taylor and Sarah Hesz, two London mums who met in the playground and became each other's lifelines during maternity leave, Mush has now become the most wide-reaching social app for mums in the UK and Australia. They have one mission: to make being a mum more sociable and fun.
Their editor Isabel Mohan has been part of Team Mush from the start and has shaped the content on the app in terms of tone of voice and range of content. Isabel started her career on Heat magazine 15 years ago, left after six years to launch The Daily Mirror's 3am gossip site before going freelance in 2012, writing on entertainment and women's lifestyle for The Telegraph and Grazia, amongst others.
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28 Jun 2018
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Ideal for nervous new mums . . . Drawing on their own experiences - and those of their 150,000 users - [the authors] have poured their own hard-won advice into one book — Marie Claire
Funny and relatable . . . Buy it as a present for a pregnant friend and she'll probably make you godmother — Pandora Sykes
Very relatable and funny. The only thing I've managed to read with a newborn, and such a good gift for a new mum — Alexandra Stedman, The Frugality
Making the transition to motherhood is a seminal moment in the life of a woman and this gutsy, informative - and very funny - guidebook is the ideal 'best friend' to navigate new terrain. I loved it. — Rosie Nixon, Editor-in-Chief, Hello!
As an ex doula and antenatal teacher this book was right up my street. The Mumsition is the perfect balance of advice, humour and reassurance. I loved it — Gemma Bray, The Organised Mum