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The Cool Mama’s Gift Guide is OUT NOW!

Run, don’t walk, mama – our ah-mazing annual Cool Mama’s Gift Guide is OUT NOW! We’ve rounded up some of our fav brands and boutiques for this year’s gift guide, so you have all of the present-buying inspo you’ll need for the holiday season. There are also loads of increds …

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9 ways to stay active in the third trimester

By Dr Samantha Clarke (PhD), clinical psychologist, personal trainer and mama The third trimester of pregnancy is often referred to as the ‘teary’ stage, and with good reason. Usually you have gained around 10-15kg of very uneven weight, it’s hard to sleep soundly and the overall physical discomfort is REAL: …

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PAPA DISRUPT: Chris Hemsworth

By Simone Lee He’s earned millions conquering the Marvel universe as Norse god Thor in some of the highest-grossing films of all time. So Chris Hemsworth could be forgiven for indulging in the odd treat… a luxury yacht perhaps, or a garage full of high-octane motors. Chris’ choice of boy-toys …

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5 ways to max your (minimal) sleep

By Melissa Ambrosini We all know that once you have kids, sleep is pretty much a thing of the past (well, for a little while i.e. five years at least!). So, how can you make the most of the zzzzzzs you do get? 1 // GO DARK Make the room as …

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20 great quotes for bad mama days

Let’s be honest, there are some days when this mama gig can be REALLY tough. Don’t fret, we’ve got your back… here’s a stack of mama motivation to get you through those bad mama days. 1 // “There is no such thing as a perfect parent, so just be a …

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10 easy ways to be a zen mama

By Alisha Kinna Zen is about spiritual awakening. Zen is yin and yang, nothing yet everything, beginning and end. In fact, zen means a lot of things, but the one key thing it encompasses is experiencing the present and finding peace in the basic miracle of life. However, when you’ve …

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Soul food: Supercharged bolognaise

By Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook Even the fussiest of eaters won’t be able to detect the veggies in this supercharged bolognaise dish AND it can be pureed into a smooth consistency for babies and picky eaters. Plus, it’s a …

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It’s ok to not be ok

By Yakira Giger Are you ok? My automatic reply is always “Yes, I’m fine.” *Smile and wave, smile and wave…* But why? Why do we feel so CONCERNED about voicing the way we REALLY feel? When in fact, what we really want to say is: “Actually, no – I’m not. I …

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Impress the kids with this Neapolitan Marble Cake

By Charlotte Ree Marble cakes are one of my FAV types of cake. As a child, I was always intrigued by the way the different coloured batters blended together (I still am TBH!) To create a marbled effect, dollop each of the coloured batters into the cake tin, then pull a skewer …