In praise of Mothercare (and black underwear)

In praise of Mothercare (and black underwear)

Sometimes you don’t know what you need until it’s staring you in the face. The new ad campaign from Mothercare is a simple, powerful celebration of post-birth bodies that’s unexpectedly united new mums more than any sassy slogan sweatshirt can. Of course, pictures...
Why we’re protecting mums from anti-vax scaremongering

Why we’re protecting mums from anti-vax scaremongering

We want to take a stand and say a defiant no to the anti-vax brigade… We have enough babies between us here at Mush to know that there’s nothing enjoyable about going for jabs – from the first round of vaccinations with a confused, red-faced newborn, outraged...
The Mushy Love-In: how to meet new mums this month

The Mushy Love-In: how to meet new mums this month

Why you should sign up to host your very own Mushy Love-In… Getting out and about and meeting mums is what we’re all about. But we also get how tricky it can be to muster the confidence to actually initiate it, let alone get all your stuff together to make it to...
Proudly announcing some new additions

Proudly announcing some new additions

Hello! A happy start to the week to you all! We wanted to help alleviate Blue Monday which falls this week. Unfortunately we can’t improve the weather, make the days longer, carry out your New Year’s resolutions or make your children sleep through the night. If we...
Update your app (no, seriously!)

Update your app (no, seriously!)

Not since the launch of the toastie maker has there been such a huge technological advance… Here at Mush, we think of ourselves as a platform to connect mums to find friends, information and support, and we are proud that 1.5 million friendships have come out of...
How to read to your baby

How to read to your baby

Before we start this article, let’s get one thing clear: when you first start to read to your baby, you will probably feel like a tit. You’re going to be doing silly voices and making noises and singing song. It will make you feel ridiculous for a bit, but what...