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When a child is born, a mother is born

By Jessica Jane Sammut, MD® Editor-in-Chief When I became a mother, it would be fair to say it was a shock to the system. As a fiercely independent woman, motherhood blindsided me. Whilst my mind was absolutely blown by the love I felt for my son, motherhood unstuck me from …

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Our Mother’s Day must-haves to charge your soul

By Jessica Jane Sammut, MD® Editor-in-Chief Wow, anyone else feeling like they need a HUGE lie down … like for the next six months? Is it just me, or have the last few weeks (I know it feels like a year) been a little like living in the new series …

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9 time savers to reduce mama overwhelm

By Natalie Bascur Life is unpredictable, even more so when you have kids. Don’t get overwhelmed mama! Simplify your life and prioritise your time so there’s not too much on your plate (even when it feels like everyone is piling more onto it). You may not be able to avoid chaos altogether, …

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Confessions of a sober mama

By Victoria Vanstone I heard the baby crying again. I didn’t get up. I stayed, hiding in my bedroom. He needed me, but I couldn’t do it. I was too hungover. Again. I don’t remember getting home. The last thing I recall was seeing both my hands outstretched in front of me clutching …

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How to talk to your kids about COVID-19

By Dr Karen Phillip All mamas want to help their bambinos feel safe and reassured, and right now I’m sure they have lots of questions around COVID-19. So here’s how you can help your little ones feel safe – lowering the alarm and explaining WTF is happening at an appropriate age …

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6 of our fav Insta mums you need to follow

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor Scrolling the ‘gram is srsly one of the ways I used to keep myself awake in those early newborn days… you know, when it’s 2am and you feel like you’re the only person in the whole world awake, yet you jump on socials and …

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Who runs the world? Damn right, Beyoncé does

When Beyoncé talks, people listen. When she Instagrams, the whole damn internet loses its mind. Case in point: her announcement in February 2017 of her twin pregnancy amassed a whopping 11 million ‘likes’ in a number of hours. The image of the Lemonade singer seated in a bed of flowers in …

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5 ways to overcome the juggle of motherhood

By Amy Molloy When Amy released her first book, The World is a Nice Place, she had no idea how popular it would be, going into reprint after only 12 weeks. Focused on helping readers recover from their past hurts and experiences, when it came time to release the sequel, Amy opted …

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Emily Blunt’s biggest life lessons in motherhood

Having children changed the way Emily Blunt wanted to live her day-to-day life. Together with husband John Krasinksi, and daughters Hazel, four, and Violet, two, she traded the lights and paparazzi of L.A. for a relatively quiet life in California’s Ojai. 1 // EMILY, HOW HAS MOTHERHOOD CHANGED YOU? It’s …