Mums of the Shire - Local Mum Features

If you would like to be a part of our Local Mum segment please tell us about yourself and your experiences as a mum by simply emailing your story to us or by answering some of the questions below.

We have provided a variety of questions so you can choose which ones are most relevant to you. It’s completely fine to skip questions and/or add your own question(s) or any additional info you would like to share.

If you have a business you would like to tell us about please do so in the ‘Work or SAHM’ section and include a link so readers know where to find you 😉

We look forward to hearing from you and thanks for being part of the Mums of the Shire community!


Simply copy and paste the below questions into an email and fill in the blanks.

Please also attached a photo of you (and your fam).

Email to:


Your Name


Where and how long have you lived in the Sutherland Shire and what do you love about it?


Tell us about yourself and your family:


What does a typical day look like for you?


Favourite park and why:


Favourite thing to do with your bubs/kiddies and why:


Favourite kid-friendly cafe and why:


Favourite restaurant or favourite night-spot and why:


Favourite Mothers Group location:


Favourite wet weather location:


What do you like to do when you have time to yourself:


Work or SAHM (Stay at Home Mum):


Motherly advice on how to stay sane:


Funny mum moment:


What is your guilty pleasure?


What makes you lose your shit?


What’s something not many people know about you?


Favourite local shop/online store or Instagram business:


What’s the best product/service you can recommend since becoming a mum? (for baby/kids or you)


What’s your “can’t live without” beauty product?


How have you changed since becoming a mum?


What is the greatest challenge you have faced since becoming a mum?


Anything else you would like to share with us? (You can add your own question/s here if you like.)


If you’d like some inspiration you can check out the latest Local Mum Profiles here:

  • Calm and serene, local Mamma-of-two, Veena Parry, grew up in the Shire and has lived here all her life. Known affectionately as ‘the baby whisperer’, Veena works as a child sleep consultant, supporting families. She shares with us the things she loves about raising a......

  • Local mum and grandmother Sue Ireland has lived in the Sutherland Shire for more than 40 years and is a pillar of the community in every sense; working as a learning support officer helping children with intellectual disabilities, and supporting adults with disabilities.  Sue also......

  • Becoming a mum has strengthened me, taken myself confidence then returned it in a stronger way. I trust my choices of being a mum because I know I make them for the best of me and my family. I also know how to cook a lot more too. Lol....

  • Family and fashion – local Mum, Prudence juggles two kids and a full-time career as owner of super-adorable online retailer Little Styles. Read about her #mumlife here:  Where and how long have you lived in the Sutherland Shire and what do you love about it?......