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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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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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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 …

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How to Give Less of a Sh*t About What Others Think

By Carlii Lyon I suddenly realised, at the age of 35, that certain forms of disapproval and rejection are healthy and if anything, a good sign of progress. I would even go as far as saying, if you have the approval of everyone around you, either you are playing too small, …

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P!NK is One Badass Mother

By Simone Lee Sitting in a military-green bomber jacket, Asian-inspired combats and a soaring rockabilly quaff, Pink – real name Alecia Beth Moore – gives the impression of a woman totally in command and control of all around her. Her booming cackle and extreme gestures give off the air of …

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The Badass Journey of Mama Disrupt®

By Jessica Jane Sammut, MD® Editor-in-Chief Mama’s guilt, parenting advice, judgement, fads, dos, don’ts , There’s a whole box of tricks out there that can make mamas feel bad. When I became a mother for the first time 11 years ago, it was a shock to the system. As an ambitious …

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How to Nail the Mama/Career Juggle

Can we really have it all? Are we being selfish? Are we spending enough time with our kids? The list of “are we” and “should we” never ends. Did anyone say ‘mother’s guilt’?… The good news is, there’s always another mama who gets it – who understands the struggle and …

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The Shock of New Mum Loneliness (and How to Ease it)

By Dr Nicole Highet The loneliness of new motherhood can come as a BIG shock. For most mamas, it hits after the flood of visitors have been and gone, partners have gone back to work (often too soon), and life has become a cycle of feeds, nappies and sleep (and …

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Morning Rituals and Why You Need One

Oprah Winfrey has one, Ariana Huffington has one, even Richard Branson has one. The morning ritual. It’s the key to surviving stress AND keeping sanity intact. While these icons are clearly running global businesses – surviving a typical mama day and trying to juggle our own hopes and goals, is …

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How to Adjust to Work After Mat Leave

By Natalie Bascur Let’s be honest… seeing the number of maternity leave days count down SUCKS! Most mamas would gladly set up camp in the newborn bubble and stay there for the rest of the days. But that’s not reality and there comes a time in most new mamas’ lives, …