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Ditch the Mama Guilt in 3 Steps

By Rebecca Hooton Before having her first child, Katie* was a human resources manager. She was organised and kicking goals in her career, and expected to do the same as a mother. “She was convinced that her baby had to stick to the routine in the parenting book she’d been …

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The Secret to 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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How to Not Want to Murder Your Baby-Daddy

By Amelia Phillips Relationships are tough at the best of times… then throw in a kid or two (or more!) and many a couple have crumbled under the load. So how can you keep the love ALIVE when you have bambinos? I asked clinical psychologist and relationship expert Jacqui Manning, …

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Our 3 Fav Bugaboo Prams Ever

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor Mums talk about prams and strollers like baby-daddies talk about cars. There’s research and road testing involved and let’s be real – they’ve got to look the sh*t too! Which is why we fangirl big time when it comes to Bugaboo. They ALWAYS have …

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6 Things I Wish I Knew About Intuitive Parenting

By Rachel Muscat My husband and I had no fkn idea about raising a child or even what to expect… unless raising fur babies counts as practise? Yeah didn’t think so. And like pretty much every other parent-to-be, as soon as we announced our news, the advice came rolling in …

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Parental Guilt – Why We Feel It and How To Overcome It

By Chrissie Davies There is no doubt that many modern-day parents’ pressures have led to an increase in parental guilt, and it is not showing signs of slowing down any time soon. But when you understand what children need to thrive, you start to realise that the guilt you feel serves no purpose. …

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How to be Spontaneous When You Have a Baby

By Natalie Bascur Being spontaneous when you have a baby? Bahahaha! When you’re in the throes of mamahood (especially in those early months), you probs feel like you’re always missing out on having fun, especially when childless friends text you to catch up last minute at a cocktail bar or …

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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 …