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How to throw an epic DIY birthday bash for your kid

By Natalie Bascur There comes a time in every woman’s life, when invites flooding your inbox are no longer for R ‘n’ B Friday night parties, instead they’re for Sunday afternoon kids’ parties. Scrolling through the ‘gram and you’ll see that birthday bashes have changed over the years – pass the …

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5 surprising benefits of being busy

By Jo Burgess While you may associate “being busy” with feeling frantic, exhausted AF or overwhelmed, there are many surprising benefits that come with keeping busy, too! However, there’s a fine line between “calm and organised busy” versus the frantic, “I-left-my-wallet-in-the-fridge” kinda busy! 5 surprising benefits of being busy 1 …

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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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The rebel mamas competing in Sydney to Hobart

By Nicole Fuge We all know mums are capable of a f*ckload, but Take Me To Australia #bossmama Clare Southwell and badass stuntwoman Marese Emanuel are taking things to a cray new level – competing in the Sydney to Hobart Race this month. Now, they’re not completely batsh*t crazy… Clare …

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3 delish mocktail recipes for the silly season

Pregnant, breastfeeding, or simply on an alcohol-free health kick, there are many reasons that mamas pop on their party frocks without indulging in a tipple or three. With these fabuloso mocktails you can now join the fun world of bubbles and tiny umbrellas, without suffering the accompanying hangover. You might …

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The secret weapon to extending your bae’s day naps

By Nicole Fuge SLEEP has almost become a dirty word in our household… and as our daughter approaches her first birthday I’m STILL trying to figure out her sleep patterns. Some nights she’ll sleep through, other nights she’s waking on the hour (making this mama f*cking tired!) During daylight hours, …

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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, …

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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 …