Chantelle Ellem is the brains and beauty behind popular blog, Fat Mum Slim She started the blog in 2008 as a hobby, and has grown  it to its current size organically. She lives near the NSW/QLD border with her husband and two young daughters. Fat Mum Slim encompasses all the joys and mishaps of motherhood and does it in such a picturesque way!  Fat Mum Slim was also  named as 1 of the top 10 parenting Instagrams to follow by the Daily Mail. 
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Articles by Chantelle

Lunchbox with meatballs and veggies Families

Five non-sandwich lunchbox ideas

It's that time of year again where the kids go back to school and the day to day grind of packing lunchboxes resumes. Here are five cheap and quick… read more

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Chantelle Ellem 01 Feb 17 Raising children
Family smiling together Families

A ride to remember

“Fat Mum Slim” blogger Chantelle Ellem opens up about how a little leap of faith turned out to be one of the best decisions she’d ever made.

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Chantelle Ellem 31 Jan 17 Raising children
Boy eating breakfast Families

Four on the go breakfast ideas for kids

Breakfast can be hard, especially with the before school hustle and bustle. So here are four on the go breakfast ideas for kids.

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Chantelle Ellem 31 Jan 17 Raising children
Toddler eating dinner Families

How to help make dinnertime easier at home

Family dinnertime can sometimes be a battleground. With insults like 'I hate broccoli' and 'that's disgusting' being hurled around. Here are some… read more

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Chantelle Ellem 19 Aug 16 Raising children
little girl with apple Families

How to survive the supermarket with your kids

Shopping with kids can be tricky. Here are six of my favorite tips, to help you survive a trip to the supermarket with your kids.

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Chantelle Ellem 19 Aug 16 Raising children
kids playing with toy kitchen Families

Lunchbox ideas

We talk to Chantelle from Fat Mum Slim about most parents ‘favorite’ job, packing their kid’s lunchboxes and she serves up some ideas. 

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Chantelle Ellem 15 Aug 16 Raising children
Drying off after pool time Healthier

Chantelle's story: Eating healthier with FoodSwitch

Chantelle from Fat Mum Slim talks to us about her life long battle with her weight and how she is helping make sure her girls don't have the same… read more

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Chantelle Ellem 21 Apr 16 Healthy eating
Two Indigenous boys together Families

Meet the young face of Rheumatic Heart Disease

Fat Mum Slim, Chantelle Ellem, reflects on her trip to Bathurst Island to help raise awareness of Rheumatic Heart Disease among the community by… read more

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Chantelle Ellem 07 Apr 16 Raising children
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Wise words from my greats

Chantelle from Fat Mum Slim shares wise words from her family greats.

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Chantelle Ellem 20 Oct 15 Keep connected

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