Whether you're a new mamma or already have a tribe of little ones, parenting can be challenging! They say it takes a village, or in our day and age, a digital village. To help you navigate the highs and lows of motherhood, we have rounded up our top websites, apps and podcasts for mums.
The Grace Tales
Launched by former Australian VOGUE deputy editor Georgie Abay in 2013, The Grace Tales focus' on all things fashion, lifestyle, interiors and food for mammas. The site was born while Georgie was pregnant with her first bub. During her pregnancy, she noticed there was no aspirational destination for mothers who wanted high-quality style content and inspiration. Now, The Graces Tales spans the globe and regularly features interviews with the likes of Miranda Kerr, Zoe Foster-Blake plus other big-name mamas.
The digital platform of the quality magazine, Mama Disrupt strives to empower the modern mum. Full of interior, fashion, style, beauty, features and travel content Mama Disrupt is the brainchild of Jessica Jane Sammut. Jessica is a renowned journalist formerly working for British/Australian national media and global brands. The mother of two young boys as well as two fur babies, this busy mum certainly knows her stuff.
Motherly is an uplifting community designed to give mum's helpful advice and guidance when they need it. The site offers personalised week by week guides featuring expert tricks of the trade and inspiring motherhood stories. Founded by journalist and mum of five, Jill Koziol, it covers everything from morning sickness, nappy blowouts, work-life balance, and managing a fitness routine.
Think of peanut as 'Tinder for mums.' The matchmaking app lets mum's swipe left and right to network with other mothers to offer and seek advice and companionship. Motherhood can be an isolating place, so this app gives you the chance to connect with those who know exactly what you're going through.
The Wonder Weeks
The worldwide best selling baby app, The Wonder Weeks, creates a personalised weekly calendar showing your babies mental development. This app keeps you informed about your babies developments as well as helping you navigate the fussy phases of their lives.
Sleeptot - Baby White Noise
As a parent, you probably know the bedtime horror of trying to get your bub to bed. Well, the baby white noise app, Sleeptot is truly a blessing when it comes to a fussy baby. The extensive range of noises helps to soothe your baby, putting them in a hypnotic state and making them calmer. This means you and bubs will finally sleep like, well, a baby.
Made By Mammas
TV Presenter & Radio Broadcaster Zoe Hardman and PR Executive Georgia Dayton created Made By Mammas as part of their mummy blog. Each episode features a famous face, discussing all kinds of topics such as pregnancy, sleep routines and baby activities. The ladies also dish on the baby brands they love, the products they swear by and the experiences during their first year and a half of motherhood.
Hosted by the ultimate glam-mama, Bec Judd, Hello, Bump covers all things pregnancy. The Q&A style podcast centres around mum of four, Bec Judd's many pregnancy experiences as she interviewed by Monique Bowley covering a number of topics.
Birth, Baby & Beyond
Birth, Baby & Beyond is for mums to be, new mums or even grandparents and/or those who want to know a little more about parenting. Cath Curtin hosts, sharing her experience of motherhood spanning four decades. The Podcast has a strong focus on labour, breastfeeding and is aimed to prepare parents about the realities of having kids.
What are some of your favourite websites, apps and podcasts? Tell us in the comments below! Xo