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How to say no when you’re a yes person

By Natalie Bascur Mamas, you know all too well the overwhelming feeling of rushing from one thing to another, desperately trying to tick everything off that growing list of to-dos. Things often aren’t much better when the weekend rolls around, with school sports, office work, extended family obligations, coffee catch …

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Keeping it real with Courtney Adamo

By Kerrie Simon-Lawrence When social media super-mama Courtney Adamo packed up her life, along with hubby, Michael, and their four minis Easton, Quin, Ivy and Marlow in 2016, for a year of travelling the world (how cool!), there were a few goals in mind – to show their kids a …

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Finding balance between big and little loves

By Amelia Lamont, midwife and sleep consultant I’ll start by saying I love, love, LOVE my (slightly chaotic) family and I bloody love what I do for a living too – but it’s definitely hard. My partner Ambrose and I have two amazing, cheeky, hilarious kids – Alfie, 4, and …

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How your baby daddy can support you after childbirth

By Mia Johnson Nothing compares to having a baby – first-time parents, you know what I’m talking about. When you’re in that baby bubble, everything is an unknown and it’s bloody hard taking care of a little human. Mamas, you may find yourself overwhelmed with new obligations and surging hormones, …

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What you need to know about preparing for pregnancy

By Ruby Matley It’s true that every woman’s preparation for pregnancy will be different. Some will fall pregnant without time to prepare, while others will spend several months improving their health before actively trying to get pregnant. So you’ve decided it’s time to try for a baby… here’s how to …

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How to find mama ‘me time’ when there is no time

By Natalie Bascur  Mama, you are a multi-tasking and multi-talented wonder woman… from juggling small children, trying to start a business, maintaining friendships and spending time with your partner, I’m guessing you never find time for yourself. And let me tell you, you’re not alone.  If your idea of ‘me …

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How to make your side hustle work #bossmama

By Natalie Bascur While it’s normal to countdown to the weekend and prefer to be at the beach on a beautiful day than in an office, if you find yourself dreading each day and existing on autopilot, isn’t it time to make a change? Is there a gap at your …

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Eat These 5 Foods When Breastfeeding Hunger Strikes

By Steph Wearne, Head of Nutrition at 28 by Sam Wood Breastfeeding mamas, we’ve all been there… tearing through the pantry in the middle of the night looking for something to eat while up for the umpteenth feed. But instead of raiding your cookie stash (we know you’ve got one), …

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11 signs you might have PND

by Cheryl Fingleson Adjusting to parenthood is tough going and it’s natural for parents – both mums and dads – to feel overwhelmed by their new normal. But when the baby blues last longer than a few weeks or so, it’s important to consider whether post-natal depression or anxiety has …