About the Mummy

I am an award-winning copywriter with 18 years’ experience in the advertising industry. Now that I have three highly entertaining and thoroughly demanding little people calling me Mummy and keeping my feet firmly planted on the ground, I work as a freelance writer. Being a stay at home mother is the toughest job I’ve ever done and I struggle daily. My hope is that by sharing my imperfect parenting, struggles with work-life balance and the often laugh-out-loud chaos that my Adult ADHD brings to my life, theycallmemummy.com is a place other imperfect parents can come to say, “me too.”

They Call Me Mummy has been honoured with many awards, making me a very proud mama of this blog baby of mine. Most notably, I was honoured as a Voice of the Year by BlogHer in 2013 (“Inspiration” category) and again in 2014 (“Heart” category).

This blog captures my life. Sometimes warm & fuzzy, sometimes shriek-out-loud funny. In my spare time (between 1am and 6am) I’ve been writing a series of children’s books, which are going to knock your socks off. Your kids are going to adore them, so watch this space.

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15 comments
Julie T. Duncan
Julie T. Duncan

Good Morning Mummy, Well, darlin, you are the most remarkable writer I've seen for a long, long time and more importantly is the time and energy you spend sharing all this experience and passed on advice. I loved hearing about the "Happy" way to put your child to sleep. I had 4 children and used nursing as my device to soothe them to sleep and later on I read stories and asked them about their day and had them pick out a dream from their dream box. An exhausted but albeit happy Mom I nursed a total of 9 and a 1/2 years but I never regretted it one minute. My children all turned out happy, loving and healthy adults and I look forward to sharing this with my daughter and sons in the future, and use it on my own grandchildren one day. Keep up the good work. You really are a talented woman and I'm sure a fantastic Mum. Cheers, Julie

Mommy Time-Out
Mommy Time-Out

Hi Michelle, we read your post "No ME In Mummy" through Mamapedia. We absolutely love your honesty and realness (just like your About Page). I posted that we want to mail you our book "Mommy Time-Out Means Mommy Can.." free of charge. When we see or hear of a mom at wits end, we want to reach out, so this is us reaching out. Please email me the best address to ship it to. If you want an idea of what you'll be getting, check it out on www.Amazon.com. Until then, stay strong and give yourself a Mommy Time-Out. I'm sure you've got great kids and a friend or family member will be happy to watch them for a while!

molleymills
molleymills

I was very inspired by your respect post last week. I wanted to reference it in a post of mine about getting my ish together this year and getting my kids back on track. Just wanted to ask permission. :)

Donne Davis
Donne Davis

Wow, you have a lot of insight for a youngin' - and you seem like an awesome mom based on that post your wrote about your precious son who washed your dishes. I can see where he gets some of his insight. I'll definitely be reading more of your writing. In Sisterhood

mrmomworld
mrmomworld

Excellent. I've signed up to get notices of new posts.

Shannon Lell
Shannon Lell

Hi Michelle! I landed here from Mamapedia. I have written blogs for them as well. I liked your last post and it would seem that we have a few things in common. Funny thing, I used to have this exact same theme for my blog! You have good taste!

licadee
licadee

Haha! I won't tell your kids if you don't tell mine!

8 kids and a business
8 kids and a business

Hi MIchelle, thanks for liking "What Kind Of A Man Has Eight Kids" and following my blog. From your About page, you sound like a great mom.........not perfect, but perfect for your kids. I read your ADHD post. I'm glad you got the answers you were looking for. Too many adults struggle because they were never diagnosed. Looking forward to more from you.

mummymishy
mummymishy

Thank you, Julie, for such a beautiful comment! I appreciate the feedback immeasurably. In fact, I may just have done a little dance of joy. Take care!

mummymishy
mummymishy

Thank you so much! I'd be honored.

mummymishy
mummymishy

Thank you so much, Donne! What lovely words - they are so appreciated.

mummymishy
mummymishy

Thanks for following :) heading over to your blog now.

mummymishy
mummymishy

Thank you! And likewise - I look forward to reading more from you.

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