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NOURISH: 12 Spices That Will Give You a Power Boost

Ever feel like you need a little extra spice in your life? A little more zing to your day? Not just about adding a little flavour to your plate, these humble everyday spices bring with them a STACK of health benefits, with NO extra effort required. Chili peppers Adding a little …

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STYLE: Monochrome Love with Wee Gallery

It’s well known that we LOVE monochrome here at MD™ HQ, and we also love an independent business radiating sass and style. So when we came across Wee Gallery at UrbanBaby, we had to share. Wee Gallery started when Surya and Dave Pinto became new parents and learnt that newborns could …

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FASHION EDIT: Kippins #babylove

Far beyond the yawns, in the moments just before you fall asleep is a magical place called Kippi, and uber cool independent Australian baby brand, Kippins, is taking you there. Say hello to the eco-friendly baby range capturing hearts around the globe. A wolf that wanders through a doorway to become a …

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HABITAT: How to Choose the Best Cot

It is so much fun to select nursery furniture these days. The choice is amazing and inspiration online is endless. However, it is not all about the look, but practicality, longevity, quality and origin also play a part. So what do you need to consider in choosing the best cot? …

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BEAUTY: 5 Beauty Swaps Your Skin Will Love You For

By Abigail King Let’s face it mamas, makeup is brilliant. Ever since the first Egyptian reached for a kohl stick to widen & brighten their eyes, makeup has been a welcome partner in crime to  glam up for a night out, disguise a poor night’s sleep, or as a form of …

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STYLE: Bugaboo launches edgy Niark1 Collection

If there’s one thing we love here at MD™ HQ, it’s a little touch of fashion-inspired street style on the run.  Cue: Bugaboo’s new limited edition collection – Niark1. Funky and super cool, designed by Bugaboo and French graphic artist Niark1, the collection’s colourful prints are a playful take on the …

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BODY + SOUL: Why Hugs are the New Path to Happiness

By Rechelle Rozwadowski As mamas, we all know the power of physical touch and a hug in soothing a distressed child. Our maternal instinct springs into action before we even begin to register what we’re doing or why. We’re quick to offer up a heartfelt hug when a friend is …

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HABITAT: 5 Steps to Create a Chic Nursery for Sleep Success

Want to create a modern nursery that helps to ensure your baby actually sleeps? Though most babies sleep best in dark, cool (18-20C) and quiet, cave-like rooms, it is still possible to have a chic, contemporary nursery that can be easily transformed into a zen-like sleep space. 1. Choose your …

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CHANGE: 4 Small Ways to Live Sustainably Every Day

Despite being busy mamas, we all do our best to care for the wellbeing of the planet and live sustainably. But, as much as we dream of achieving a 100% sustainable existence, sometimes that is just waaaaay too hard. But chin up chicka! All the little things DO count. And instead …