How 'Mummy Madness' found its place online

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Thu 9 November 2017

13 mins

Being a first time mum is hard. Being a second time mum is hard. In fact being a mum full stop is hard. 

Kat Di Marco needed an online community of people going through the same thing as her to bounce ideas off, to vent, to support and be supported.

What was a relatively small group on Facebook group called Mummy Madness for her close friends, has now grown to over 40,000 members Australia wide.

Kat opens up about just how much work goes into running these pages, the abuse so freely sent her way when a member doesn't approve of how the group guidelines are enforced, and how this little idea to create a safe space for fellow mums exploded to such epic proportions. 

To find out more about Mummy Madness, or to request to join the closed group, head to their public Facebook page.

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