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How to take care of yourself, first #selflove

By Angela Simson, The Gratitude Project I love that the word ‘self-love’, or ‘selfish’ is no longer being used as a negative in my mind. Being selfish, in a way that doesn’t take away from others, is crucial to me and my happiness. But I wasn’t always like this. I …

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5 of the best homemade body scrubs

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

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This latest #twinning trend is adorbs

By Nicole Fuge I know I’m not alone in my obsession with the Mini And Me trend (hullo Summertime at the beach!), and now my bambino can get in on the action – #twinning with her toys at bedtime! If your toddler or preschooler is totes into role play too, …

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Mama profile: Jamila Rizvi

By Kerrie Simon-Lawrence “I want to go back and find her and give her a hug and tell her, ‘It’s actually going to be fine. I know there is no ounce of your being that believes that’s true, but it’s going to be more than fine’.” Jamila Rizvi isn’t talking …

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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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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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#BADASS rebel girl Elena Favilli

By Nicole Fuge Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls has become an institution, with the books taking pride of place on many bookshelves around the world. So it’s no surprise Elena Favilli is a fierce, fierce lady who is on a mission to balance power and create a more equal …

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The top 5 survival tips for mamahood

By Phoebe Burgess 1 // BUILD YOUR NETWORK Pre-baby, being an independent fully functioning self-sufficient young woman making it in the adult world all on my fabulous lonesome was a top priority. Post-baby, I learnt very quickly being able to ask for help when I needed it was just as …

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The 7 signs of mama burnout

Every mama has one of ‘those’ days, when you feel stressed out and exhausted AF. You know, when you’ve been up half the night, the to-do list is out of control, the house is a freaking mess, a work deadline is looming, and the kids have just tipped glitter all …