As a new mum it can be nice to know you're not alone, and along with your NCT or mum friend tribe, Instagram is full of amazing mothers who are sharing their stories and supporting each other. Here are five wonderful women who all bring something different and will make you laugh, cry and realise we're all just doing our best.
This psychotherapist has it all - a podcast, books, 187k followers, oh and three small children. But she speaks honestly about the difficulty of balancing it all and has some great tips for how to manage the juggle. For example, rather than feeling guilty when you sit down to relax, imagine you have a charging cable you need to plug into the wall, just like your phone - you need to charge up! Follow for self-care tips.
A Sunday Times Bestselling author and the woman with the best shoe collection in the UK. Follow for amazing colourful OOTDs and her perspective on what it's like to be a black mother.
Have you ever thought about home-schooling your children? Charlotte of simply.together makes it look so easy! Follow for beautiful autumnal hygge photos of their life, eco ideas and to discover their home-schooling journey.
"To all the parents who don't have time to look anything other than a bit shit so that their kids can look ironed and clean and fresh, to all those parents who laugh and smile and play through the exhaustion, to the parents who sometimes find it all too much, to the parents who cry when no one is looking or hide when life gets too loud...please know you are not alone." Follow for a real, funny and unfiltered view on being a wife and mum, and to laugh out loud at her reels.
Gemma has two little ones and is a proper eco warrior. Her family has also just sold their house and plan to travel across Europe in a van with a 3 and 1 year old looking for wild places. Follow to see how their adventure unfolds!