Every evening I love a quick browse of the forums of a well-known parenting website, particularly threads where people are having a good rant. A few months ago I came across a thread saying that people who wear mama merch (like Selfish Mother jumpers) are “smug”. Well, that stopped me in my tracks, because I'm someone who has several of these kind of tops. Eeek! 

I wear them because I simply love slogan tees and buy any that I relate to! Especially if it's a favourite colour or a pretty font. It doesn’t get any deeper than that, but it has got me thinking about how others might be perceiving me. Do people think that I'm smug?! I chatted to some of my closest blogging pals, who I knew would be honest with me, to see what they thought...

Does wearing mama merch make me "smug"?

Every evening I love a quick browse of the forums of a well-known parenting website, particularly threads where people are having a good rant. A few months ago I came across a thread saying that people who wear mama merch (like Selfish Mother jumpers) are “smug”. Well, that stopped me in my tracks, because I'm someone who has several of these kind of tops. Eeek! 

I wear them because I simply love slogan tees and buy any that I relate to! Especially if it's a favourite colour or a pretty font. It doesn’t get any deeper than that, but it has got me thinking about how others might be perceiving me. Do people think that I'm smug?! I chatted to some of my closest blogging pals, who I knew would be honest with me, to see what they thought...

So you’ve decided to embrace living a zero-waste lifestyle, hurrah! I’ve noticed that a lot of people start their zero-waste journey by asking “what can I buy to use instead of...?” Stop right there! Zero-waste living doesn’t have to be costly at all and chances are you already have plenty of things in your home that you can reuse and repurpose without spending any money. 

5 Simple Zero-Waste Ideas That Won't Cost a Penny

So you’ve decided to embrace living a zero-waste lifestyle, hurrah! I’ve noticed that a lot of people start their zero-waste journey by asking “what can I buy to use instead of...?” Stop right there! Zero-waste living doesn’t have to be costly at all and chances are you already have plenty of things in your home that you can reuse and repurpose without spending any money. 

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