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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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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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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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The 5 things you need on your mama wish list

By Nicole Fuge Setting up the nursery for your bambino is one of the highlights of prepping for mamahood (I used to think about my dream space before I was even pregnant!) and with LOADS of inspo on Insta and Pinterest, it’s easy AF to recreate your fav looks. Once …

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Mama profile: Jamila Rizvi

By Kerrie Simon-Lawrence “I want to go back and find her and give her a hug and tell her, ‘It’s actually going to be fine. I know there is no ounce of your being that believes that’s true, but it’s going to be more than fine’.” Jamila Rizvi isn’t talking …

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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: …