Known online as Maxabella, Bron Mandile is a writer, Mumlyfe editor, meme queen and she's got a pretty clear parenting goal. To raise good kids to be good people. Down to earth parenting is her thing and we love her for it.
1. What is your favourite thing about being a parent?
Growing together as a family, with our own little quirks and funny moments.
2. What’s your favourite thing to do with your children?
Exploring – whether it’s the bush right by our house or a brand new neighbourhood.
3. What is the thing you miss most about life before you became a mum?
The simplicity of life back then – just me to schedule and move from place to place!
4. What has surprised you the most about being a parent?
How much I absolutely hate it sometimes.
5. What does 'me time' look like for you?
My ‘me time’ is all the time. I’ve learned to find little moments to keep to myself amongst the chaos.
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