Monthly Parenting Magazine

Meet the Team

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Carly Glendinning - Editor

Mama-of-one Carly heads up all editorial content at Absolutely Mama. She started her career in womenswear, but swapped handbags for highchairs when she became the editor at Since then she has worked with dozens of independent children’s brands on their editorial and is big on supporting small, mama-run businesses.


Jess Shaltout - Marketing Director

With 20 years experience in media, Jess oversees the marketing here at Absolutely Mama and all our sister titles and platforms, as well as being one of our reviewers. She also manages some of the lovely parenting brands we work with at MamaShip, our digital agency and produces our Mama TV videos. She is mama to Ana and Leon.


Pawel Kuba - Art Director

Pawel is responsible for making Absolutely Mama look beautiful each month. He has worked on Mama since it was first conceived and is the creative mind behind the brand. He is papa to Adam and Ola.