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Angie @ The Little Mumma
Melbourne, Australia
This is my story. About being a mumma. And being little. Because, by all accounts, I am both. A vertically challenged mother of two (who is crazy original with the blog names).
Interests: Eating a meal while it's still warm, going to the toilet alone, drinking wine through a funnel
Recent Activity
Win a Cakes Alive! Castle Cake from Ferguson Plarre valued at $250 Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Little Mumma
You know when a parent posts a video on social media saying, "OMG, our little Johnny is sooooo funny! LOL!" and then you watch it and you're like, "Dude, I didn't even laugh once"? Listen, I don't judge. I look back at photos of my newborns who I was certain... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2014 at The Little Mumma
Hello and please tell me that absence has made your heart grow fonder. Let me quickly fill you in on the major happenings. ZIGGY IS FIVE This kid had a birthday and I can’t really believe he will start school next year. (UN)FUNNY BONE Last week I hit my elbow... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2014 at The Little Mumma
Point me towards the nearest deserted island. Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2014 at The Little Mumma
People will tell you it's too late to change. People will tell you work is work, you're not meant to love it. But governments want us to work into our seventies - I say you HAVE to love your job (or at least like it). Life is too damned short to be desperately unhappy every day. But it's plenty long enough to change your mind, reinvent yourself and realise dreams. Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2014 at The Little Mumma
Oh, darling children of mine. You are very much wanted and loved. But could you just go over there while I drink in the corner alone. TY. Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2014 at The Little Mumma
Oh look. I'm talking about being a shitty mum and a shitty housewife again! Maybe it's time I kept a journal....a PRIVATE one... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2014 at The Little Mumma
Confession: when I used to dream about motherhood, it never looked like this. Back then, I was also imagining my life as a successful actor with a busy career and lots of help raising any kids that I had. In short, I never thought I'd do it all myself. Even... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2014 at The Little Mumma
I trial the Tefal Actifry 2-in-1 for 4 weeks following a healthy eating plan developed by Nutrition Australia - and weigh 3 kilos less when I'm done! Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at The Little Mumma
After spending a weekend away from the kids for the first time in more than 6 years, one thing has become crystal clear; I have been in the ‘burbs for too long. We flew to Sydney for the wedding of my brother-in-law and his beautiful new wife. Arriving in Sydney,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2014 at The Little Mumma
38 is - one very long engagement and finally a date locked in to become Mr and Mrs - 3 incredible (and incredibly crazy) kids who make this family complete - Coke-free and 3 kilos lighter for it - a new respect for my body and what it has done,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2014 at The Little Mumma
A red lip is the ultimate make-up statement. This is how my 7-year-old to shut up my inner critic and taught me to wear my red lip with pride. Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2014 at The Little Mumma
One week of school holidays down, one to go. Here's what kept us sane for those first seven days. Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2014 at The Little Mumma
Everything was going swimmingly these school holidays. And then someone called someone else a fuck. And then I drank all the wine. The end. Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2014 at The Little Mumma
You think gastro is the worst plague that can befall your house and then you get nits.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2014 at The Little Mumma
What makes a body beautiful? It ain't photoshop, that's for sure. Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2014 at The Little Mumma
Day 23 of quitting Coke - what the last three weeks have been like. Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2014 at The Little Mumma
Still working on my Coke habit - about 3 weeks into quitting - why is it getting harder?? Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at The Little Mumma
Image by Young and Percival All quiet on the blog front. Sorry about that. But I gave up Coke, didya know? Yeah. I did. And so I have been wading through the various turmoils that go with breaking a serious addiction. Yes, that's what a nutritionist called my 3 cans... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at The Little Mumma
When Luca was newborn, it awakened the poet in me. Each day, my heart wrote sonnets for this baby boy. For a whole year, we were a love song duet. I can't remember ever being happier. When Ziggy arrived almost two and half years later, the exhaustion of motherhood felt... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2014 at The Little Mumma
This is a sponsored post for Europcar Australia Christmas 2013. We were driving from Melbourne to Sydney. 10+ hours in the vehicle. With three children. How hard could it be? Well, we assumed it would be quite hard and so we took what we thought were excellent precautionary measures. We... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at The Little Mumma
This post is in honour of a baby girl stillborn six years ago today. It contains words and pictures that some may find triggering. It was early yesterday morning. Too early and I crawled onto the couch and snuggled up to Ziggy who was watching TV in his pyjamas. My... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at The Little Mumma
{Source} At my very worst, I would wish to fall. Walking down the stairs at work, I thought maybe if I just missed a step, tumbled to the bottom, I could rest a while. I was 24 years old and I was exhausted. I thought having an accident, perhaps breaking... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at The Little Mumma
So I’m really uptight about carseats for kids. In particular, I am uptight about them being installed properly. Naturally, I’m worried about safety and also, about Bren getting it right. Poor Bren. He is actually a very competent human being, but his competency is no match for my uptightness. And... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2014 at The Little Mumma
So here I was thinking that today was World Middle Child Day and wouldn't that be the perfect time to write a little something about my very own middle child, my Ziggy. Then I discovered it was actually yesterday. Oh. No matter. It's high time we had a chat about... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at The Little Mumma