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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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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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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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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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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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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: …