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When The Mental Load Becomes Too Heavy

By Nicola Appleton Nope, you’re not imagining it. There’s a gender gap existing right in the heart of your home – and it’s called the mental load. It’s a term that’s gained a lot of traction in recent years and describes all the behind-the-scenes tasks – big or small – that …

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Guest Editor Revie Jane: From Breakdown To Breakthrough

By Revie Jane Motherhood: it’s been one of the most profound and joyful experiences of my life but, like many, it has come with challenges and uncertainty. From the start, I felt enormous pressure to meet not only my own expectations of what it means to be a good mum, …

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Mocktail Recipes For Alcohol-Free Mamas

Pregnant, breastfeeding, or simply on an alcohol-free health kick, there are many reasons that mamas pop on their party frocks without indulging in a tipple or three. With these fabuloso mocktails you can now join the fun world of bubbles and tiny umbrellas, without suffering the accompanying hangover. You might …

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Cool Beach Theme Inspo For Your Kids’ Bedroom

THEME // Under The Sea STYLING // Mel Spurling PHOTOGRAPHY // Spurlo Style Photography When Billie, seven, and four-year-old JJ decided that they wanted to move into a shared room together, their interior designer mum, Mel Spurling, knew she had her work cut out. Determined to create a space that her kids would love to spend time in, and could also …

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3 Ways To Beat Mum Guilt

By Lizzie O’Halloran Mama guilt can wreak havoc on self-esteem and the ability to enjoy motherhood. So every time you feel bad, ask yourself these three questions. + IS IT BEST FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY? If it’s for the sake of your own sanity, it’s the right decision. For …

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Do I Have Rushing Woman’s Syndrome?

By Dr Libby Weaver In a world that is becoming increasingly ‘connected’ (just think of the number of times you have looked at your phone today), along with the pressures of motherhood, a career and a never-ending to-do list – rushing is considered the new normal. But what many of …

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8 Simple Steps To Happiness

By Dr Samantha Clarke (PhD) Motherhood is incredible but all consuming, and often we put ourselves last, with our own health shoved to the back of the queue. Enter one frazzled mama. If you are feeling tired and overwhelmed, chances are you have neglected yourself. But the good news is, it’s never …

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6 Wardrobe Essentials Every Baby Needs In Their Closet

By Rebecca Hooton, Mama Disrupt® Assistant Editor If you’ve got a tiny human in your life, no doubt you’ve wound up with your fair share of fashion fails for them [uhhh shoes that never stay on? *face palm*]. You often have no idea what an actual baby is like, so …

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How To Not Lose Yourself When You Become A Mother

By Mama Disrupt® Editor-In-Chief Jessica Jane Sammut When we become mothers, we look to our own mothers, to our husbands, to our friends, to our peers, to our elders, to the media, to the world, to see what we should be doing and how we should be doing it ‘right’. But what …

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How Becoming a Mother Turned Me Batsh*t Crazy!

By Mindi Palm Let’s take a moment to quietly reflect on the fact that there’s a little cray cray in each one of us. Sure, lunacy is a spectrum, but every mother generally sits somewhere on it, whether baby, toddler or teenager in tow. This, however, should come as no surprise: …