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LIFE: 11 sweet steps to adulting successfully

by Natalie Bascur ‘The secret to having it all, is knowing you already do.’ One of the most profound observations made about becoming an adult is the realisation that nobody really knows what they’re doing. Yep, we all look at friends who seemingly have the perfect job, the perfect kids and …

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LIFE: 9 time-savers to reduce mama overwhelm

by Natalie Bascur Life is unpredictable, even more so when you have kids. Don’t get overwhelmed mama! Simplify your life and prioritise your time so there’s not too much on your plate (even when it feels like everyone is piling more onto it). You may not be able to avoid chaos altogether, …

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MAMA SOUL: How to wake up inspired

by Natalie Bascur “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” ~ William Shakespeare.   Inspiration. The word brings to mind Instagram ‘quotes of the day’ by fit girls in active wear. But what does it actually mean? Can you really wake up every morning so …

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LIFE: 5 ways to get ready (and fake perfection) in 5 minutes

by Natalie Bascur Trying to get ready for the day with a toddler hanging onto your ankle is much like trying to remember your times tables after a glass of wine. A lil’ bit tricky. But never fear, we’ve compressed your once usual 30-minute routine into 5 minutes so you can skip …

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Mama Mind: Seeking happiness? Try mindfulness. Here’s how

We live in an age of busyness and often deal with it by spending our time on autopilot. According to both research and common sense, this can affect our level of happiness. In fact, it is thought to make us rather unhappy versions of who we could potentially be. So, how can we break the negative …

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LIFE: The journey of Mama Disrupt [Part 2]

[Have you read The Journey of Mama Disrupt [Part 1]? Check it out here.]   Mama’s guilt, parenting advice, judgement, fads, dos, don’ts , There’s a whole box of tricks out there that can make mamas feel bad. When I became a mother for the first time eight years ago, it was a …

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LIFE: The journey of Mama Disrupt [Part 1]

When I was a girl, I dreamed of having my own magazine. I even used to type out my own little stories on my old-school typewriter with a view to piecing them together one day. However, soon I was at uni, and suddenly I was a lawyer. My heart got …