'I found the judgement flying around to be really intimidating.I was praying I would meet someone who also watched Love Island and drink red wine on a Monday night (gasp), but who also wanted to talk about an amazing new book, or political concerns that were worrying them.Hi David, we were lucky to get our track 'Julie In The Meantime' included on the Natalia album (Universal Belgium) thanks to Song Link. They also often co-write with American lyricist Charlie Mason, whose credits include releases with Miley Cyrus, Eric Saade, Bo A, Sergey Lazarev and Sarah Connor.
Just someone who would keep me in touch with 'Michelle pre-mom'.
'But I think to move to the next level of truly being friends can take a series of "dates", before you realise that you don't share the same values or outlook on life.' So she decided to put her skills to good use and launched an app that matches mothers with similar interests.
'I remember someone saying to me “I am fed up of being treated like ‘every other mum’, not all mums are the same you know”.
'I understood that so deeply, it was intuitive to build the antidote to that into the app.
'Wherever I looked, I didn’t see anyone who seemed to be feeling the same way as me.'The turning point came when was Fin was six-months-old and she started to regain her confidence.
'I’ve heard people describe it as a fog lifting, and yes, it was.
'I’d bought everything on my list, I’d read a few books, I’d attended NCT, I’d even attended an additional antenatal course, just to really make sure I had it covered,' she recalled.
'I felt professionally at the top of my game, I was running an extremely successful dating platform.
'But I found no real way to communicate and meet with mothers who felt, well who I felt were on my wavelength.
'There was a lot of judgement and opinion flying around online and I became so terrified of being criticised, I felt the equivalent of tongue tied (with a keyboard).
Peanut says more than 10 million "waves" have been exchanged since February.