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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 it...

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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 the...

Coping with dark nights

The clocks went back a few days ago and if your heart plummeted into your boots as the first dark evening rolled around on Sunday, then you are not alone. I dread it every year. Something about the lack of daylight and the knowledge that we’re now stuck in winter for...

Where’s a Monster Mush near you?

Are you ready for the spookiest week of meet-ups ever? Throughout the week of Halloween, Mush mums are hosting Monster Mush meet-ups across all corners of the country. Here is a list of some of the spooktakular meet-ups planned. Check into your local Mush group and...

Everything you need to know about spring babies

With the news that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry - Duke and Duchess of Sussex - are expecting their first baby in spring 2018, here’s Rachel Tompkins, (mother of a spring baby herself), about what to expect when you give birth at that time of year… Maternity leave...