7 episodes

Let's get real about parenting. Becoming a mum for the first time is magical, chaotic and terrifying - plus no one tells you quite how ridiculous those first few weeks are. In every episode This Mum Is... explores the challenges of raising the next generation with a community of mums who are doing it with you. In partnership with Nuby.

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    • 5.0, 5 Ratings

Let's get real about parenting. Becoming a mum for the first time is magical, chaotic and terrifying - plus no one tells you quite how ridiculous those first few weeks are. In every episode This Mum Is... explores the challenges of raising the next generation with a community of mums who are doing it with you. In partnership with Nuby.

    7: This Mum Is... Positive - with Gemma Atkinson, Nikki Bailey and Katy Brown

    7: This Mum Is... Positive - with Gemma Atkinson, Nikki Bailey and Katy Brown

    Whether you've got a new baby or a few little ones being a mother is no easy feat, so we have gathered some wonderfully positive people offering you real meaningful advice.
    Host Kate cocker meets Gemma Atkinson (https://www.instagram.com/glouiseatkinson/?hl=en) a Hits Radio presenter at the This Mum Is live event in Manchester. She talks to Kate about the new experiences and lessons that motherhood has taught her in her first 8 months with baby Mia. And she tells us how she positively deals with attention and comments that she has received on social media now she is a mum and hear as she shares her advice for coping.
    Hear from Nikki Bailey who is the founder of Dance Like Mother (https://www.dancelikeamother.com/) an innovative dance class focusing more on mum and less on baby, allowing the women who attend to really let go and be themselves, connecting with each other in a way that often doesn’t happen for new mums. Nicky also has some great advice on finding balance and joy in day to day life. Katy Brown from The Vibrancy Hub (https://www.thevibrancyhub.co.uk/) , Katy is a wellness coach and on this episode gives you some wonderful advice on achievable mindfulness for mums who may not get the chance to sit and meditate, let's be honest with a baby time to do so is a rarity. 
    This Mum Is is in partnership with Nuby - Keeping Parenting Real.

    • 39 min
    6: This Mum Is... A Dad - with Clare and Alex, Sam Bailey and John Adams

    6: This Mum Is... A Dad - with Clare and Alex, Sam Bailey and John Adams

    Are the roles of Mum and Dad changing? And what are the benefits of parental leave? Host Kate Cocker talks to Clare and Alex who are starting out on their journey of shared parental leave, hear how Day one went for them and baby Evie. We also hear from Sam who took over care of baby Hal when he and his wife Freya decided it would make more financial sense for her to go back to work sooner. And John Adams a stay at home dad and writer of the blog “Dad Blog UK”, tells us about being the only dad on the playground.

    • 41 min
    5: This Mum Is... Tired - with Katrin, Abi Thompson and Dr Neil Stanley

    5: This Mum Is... Tired - with Katrin, Abi Thompson and Dr Neil Stanley

    Mum Katrin is TIRED, her 8-month-old is waking every hour through the night, host Kate is taking her questions to some sleep savvy people. Abi Thompson, Baby Sleep Consultant, Founder of Baby Sound Asleep and CEO of her own sleepy humans so she knows whats it’s like to tackle a baby’s sleep routine. And Dr Neil Stanley, a sleep consultant, tells Kate about the effects of sleep deprivation and shares some helpful and practical tips for fitting in more sleep, elusive as it may feel some days. 

    • 36 min
    4: This Mum Is... A Mumpreneur - Part 2 with Sarah Akwisombe & Nicola Huelin

    4: This Mum Is... A Mumpreneur - Part 2 with Sarah Akwisombe & Nicola Huelin

    No Bull Business School Founder Sarah Akwisombe cuts through the bull about business, confidence and childcare. And Nicola Huelin, founder of Mpower Academy, covers the importance of doing things your way.

    • 34 min
    3: This Mum Is... A Mumpreneur - Part 1 with Steph Douglas

    3: This Mum Is... A Mumpreneur - Part 1 with Steph Douglas

    Steph Douglas, founder of dontbuyherflowers.com and CEO of 3 humans (the youngest only a few months old) talks to host Kate Cocker about being a mum 3 times over, with a business in tow. Having a baby AND a business? How does that even work?

    • 29 min
    2: This Mum Is... Starting Out

    2: This Mum Is... Starting Out

    Join mums like Anna Williamson (Celebs Go Dating), Katy Kirby (Hurrah For Gin), Danielle Perry (Absolute Radio) with a tribe of mothers as they share their experiences of those first days of motherhood.
    Host Kate Cocker explores the overwhelm, the joy and the hacks that get you through those life changing days.

    • 13 min

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Love it. Every mum needs to listen to this podcast!

Every mum needs to listen to this. Love it! Insightful and makes you realise you’re not alone!

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