How Cooking With Others Makes you Happier

At the heart of everything we do, and indeed what started this whole thing, is how much we value getting together with our friends and fellow mums to cook a weeks worth of meals – sharing that relentless daily burden of dinner that we all carry. There aren’t many things we do together in terms […]

How I became another working homeless mother

Two years ago, I found myself — an educated, employed mother-of-two — without a home. At the time I didn’t think of myself as homeless. Not even when I covered my eldest daughter’s mouth and begged her to stop shrieking for fear that she’d wake up my best friend, a shift-working nurse and single mother, […]

Why Mamabake is the radical act of love we need

One moment I was slopping 5 litres of big-batch butter chicken into tumeric-stained containers, the next I found myself radicalised into a growing feminist movement. Mamabake, through real-life love-in-action, was set quietly on dismantling the structural oppression which devalued the collective creative force of motherhood. And the butter chicken was to die for. The Mamabake movement is […]

How to MamaBake: My Kitchen is Small!

One thing we get asked all the time is, if one has a small kitchen, can MamaBake still happen?  (Oh and if you’re not sure how to MamaBake in the first place, please go here for a minute). Can Mama still get free time and enjoy the benefits of MamaBaking? We say:  “Sure you can!” […]

Save Money and SHARE: 8 ways.

  Have you heard of the Collaborative Consumption movement?  It basically looks at ways in which we can share what we already have instead of buying more and more. Here are 8 top picks of collaborative consumption businesses that allow us mums to save time, money and often the environment by renting (or renting out) […]