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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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The Best Mama Snacks for Feeling UHHH-MAZING

Ok we’re letting you into the secret of motherhood survival! Created by mums for mums, the Franjo’s Kitchen range is all about feeling good. When you eat their biscuits, crackers or muesli, it’s like receiving a warm and delicious hug. Ahhhhh. Whether you’re struggling to keep anything down while pregnant …

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6 Simple Ways to Lead a More Creative Life

Ask anyone if they have any creative pursuits and you usually get one of two responses: ‘Yes, I love… [insert enthusiastic conversation about hobby here]’, or ‘Oh, I’m really not a creative type’. But, not being creative is one of life’s biggest myths. Everyone has the capacity for creativity. In …

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5 of the Best Meditation Apps for Mamas

In our cray cray busy world, meditation is swiftly becoming top of most mamas’ WELLNESS goals. But as something that takes a lifetime to master, how do you EVER get started? Thankfully there are a stack of fabulous guided meditation apps out there which can whisk you away to zen …

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5 Simple Tricks to Leading a More Plant-Based Lifestyle

by Julie Piatt, international author, plant-based chef, meditation guide, yoga teacher We can all benefit from adopting a more plant-based lifestyle. The added vitamins and minerals protect your immune system, feed your skin and hair, nourish your mind and combat tiredness. It’s a win-win. And no, it doesn’t mean you have to give up …

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5 of the BEST Homemade Body Scrubs

Homemade beauty treatments mean you know exactly what you are putting on your skin – no nasties, no additives, just simple everyday ingredients you have at home. Plus, they are inexpensive and super-easy to make … even the busiest of mamas can squeeze a little exfoli-awesomeness into a day. #homespa 1. Energising …

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10 Empowering Quotes to Help You Own This Week

Just like that, a new week has begun. Now is the time to stop thinking about what you’ve been dreaming of doing and start doing it. Whether you take just one step towards a goal or make big waves and get a project over the line, this week, mama, is …

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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 …