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Seeking happiness? Try mindfulness

By Annika Rose We live in an age of busyness and often deal with it by spending our time on autopilot. According to both research and common sense, this can affect our level of happiness. In fact, it is thought to make us rather unhappy versions of who we could potentially be. So, how can we …

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5 ways to beat the baby blues in iso

By Anna Fasolo Having a baby is a beautiful experience, but it can also be scary, stressful, exhausting and isolating. Plus, if you’ve become a new mama during this cray coronavirus pandemic, some of these feelings are no doubt compounded. But it is important to know that you are not alone …

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13 self love tips for new mamas

“The overwhelming responsibility for the life of this tiny person means you naturally put yourself firmly at the bottom of the pile. But a little self-care goes a long way, meaning you don’t just survive but thrive.”

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6 mindfulness cues to follow for inner peace

By Amy Taylor-Kabbaz How do I start meditating? Should I be chanting? Do I have to do it for hours to get any benefit? The short answer to all of this is no. Especially when you are a busy mama. Meditation is simply the act of focusing on one thought, to the …

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5 ways to help your bae overcome eco-anxiety

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor Eco-anxiety, have you heard of it? WTF? Neither had I, so I asked Dr Sally Gillespie to bring me up to speed on this new term and let us all know what we can do to help our little bambinos overcome it. “Eco-anxiety encompasses a …

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4 ways to keep your mental health in check when isolated

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor Whether you’re a stay-at-home mum, have found yourself working from home, have tiny bebes, or have a tribe of school-aged kids – COVID-19 is changing our lives, and being in #iso is testing our limits like we never thought possible. So how do we …

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Get your glow on with Magdalena Roze’s secret scrub recipe

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor With all this cray cray sh*t going on, never has there been a more important time to make sure you’re looking after yourself! From sorting out your kids’ schooling, running around making sure you have enough fkn toilet paper and pasta, and setting yourself …

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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 wake up #inspired

By Natalie Bascur I N S P I R A T I O N. The word brings to mind Instagram ‘quotes of the day’ by fit girls in active wear. But what does it actually mean? Can you really wake up every morning so inspired that you jump out of bed and …

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Time to hit the reset button? Try these tips, mama

By Kerrie Simon-Lawrence We’ve all been there: fuelled by a little (or a lot of) champagne, and giddy with excitement over the year ahead, we’ve made some pretty impressive resolutions. Whether to drop a dress size, or to save for that house deposit, something about New Year’s Eve gives us …