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MAMA SOUL: Why Mother’s Day is all about YOU

By Angela Sutherland Let’s be honest, there’s a big chunk of consumerism surrounding Mother’s Day. There are premium flowers, special menus at the café, and pamper specials as far as the hot stones can reach. However, if we step away from the superficial gifts and the Hallmark clichés, Mother’s Day …

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STYLE: Bugaboo launches edgy Niark1 Collection

If there’s one thing we love here at MD® HQ, it’s a little touch of fashion-inspired street style on the run.  Cue: Bugaboo’s new limited edition collection – Niark1. Funky and super cool, designed by Bugaboo and French graphic artist Niark1, the collection’s colourful prints are a playful take on the …

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SHOP: Our Autumn issue is here!

And so she is HERE! Our beloved Autumn issue packed FULL of FIERCE MAMA GOODNESS is on stands across the nation, with none other than wild child to wonder mama, NICOLE RICHIE, as our cover girl! Grab your copy today and swoon over our stalking of baby daddy Ryan Gosling, …

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HEALTH: How to have the ultimate power nap

by Amy Ruddick Because you’re a busy mama, you need your power naps – not only to get through your daily to-do list, but because you deserve to feel good and enjoy the health and wellbeing that comes with getting some shut-eye, especially if you are up during the night with …

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MOTHERHOOD: 4 simple steps to help kids face their fears

by Sarah Lyons As a child, we sometimes feel afraid. We call on our parents’ help when we are scared, nervous, or need help checking under the bed for monsters. It’s normal for children to have fears. Kids may have bad dreams, be frightened of the dark, or find certain …

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I Used To Be The Perfect Mum

I’d see children running wild in a cafe, and I’d say to my latte sipping friends “It’s all about expectations. As children, we were expected to behave in public, and so we did.” And my friends would nod in agreement. If a mother went back to work before their children …

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And I still have no idea what I’m doing

I cannot begin to describe what it felt like to meet my daughter for the first time. As I bluffed my way through the final stages of labour (was this pushing or was I just crying and gritting my teeth super tight to keep from swearing and making it look like I …