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Why Mondays are the New Fridays

By Ellie Hirsch Mondays are officially the new Fridays. Yep, you heard it here, mama. Do you remember those days when you were young and had zero responsibility? You would look forward to Friday and savour every minute of your precious weekends – staying out late, sleeping in, relaxing, eating, socialising. You …

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[GUEST EDITOR] Mindi Palm: Why I Stopped Writing Birth Plans

By Mindi Palm If you’re anything like me, you imagine your BIRTH EXPERIENCE to be transcendent, right?! Low light, soy candles, essential oils puffing out the scent of lavender and mint, pan flute (or jazz flute, whatever floats your boat) playing in the background and a birthing bath set at …

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How to Marie Kondo Your Tired Mama Mind in 5 Simple Steps #mindbodysoul

By Jo Burgess Before you Marie Kondo the shizz out of your home, here’s how to tidy your mama mind in 5 simple steps and leave overwhelm behind #destress #innerpeace #tiredmama You’ve probably seen the evidence all over social media. Photos of mountains of clothes sprawled across beds. Belongings bulging out of garbage …

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5 Indoor Plants That Will Clean The Air In Your Home

Not only do indoor plants look fab, thanks to the colour and texture they add to the home, but it turns out they breathe a little more life into the air, too. Which is ideal for everyone in week 10,000 of ‘Rona lockdown. May as well breathe some fresh air …

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3 Things to Remember When Checking Your Own Breasts

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor Mamacitas, it’s Women’s Health Week. So let’s talk about something we should all be doing regularly… but most likely aren’t – checking our breasts. To be honest, I don’t think I’ve ever done a self-check and I have no idea what to look out …

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[GUEST EDITOR] ANGELA SIMSON: 7 Ways to Reduce Your Stress

By Guest Editor, Angela Simson There will always be times in life when things start to get you down. Stress takes over and life almost seems too hard. These can be the times when you turn to old comforts and growth inhibiting habits to survive, believing they will reduce your stress. …

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3 Ways to Boost Your Wellbeing

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor As women, and as mothers, we really need to make sure we’re looking after our health and wellbeing, because it is powerful stuff. And we can’t keep filling up everyone else’s cups if ours is bone dry. This week it’s Women’s Health Week (7-11 …