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13 self love tips for new mamas

“The overwhelming responsibility for the life of this tiny person means you naturally put yourself firmly at the bottom of the pile. But a little self-care goes a long way, meaning you don’t just survive but thrive.”

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9 time savers to reduce mama overwhelm

By Natalie Bascur Life is unpredictable, even more so when you have kids. Don’t get overwhelmed mama! Simplify your life and prioritise your time so there’s not too much on your plate (even when it feels like everyone is piling more onto it). You may not be able to avoid chaos altogether, …

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Christianna Heideman – the making of a badass #bossmama

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor Christianna Heideman launched Damselfly when she was 19, fresh outta high school, and had no f*cking idea what she was doing. “I had a passion for jewellery and was determined to make a career out of it, so I did.” Damselfly started primarily as a jewellery brand; …

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The ‘quick the bebe’s asleep’ workout

By Tiffiny Hall of TIFFXO.COM Got a cat-napper that gives you less than an hour to get anything done? My HIIT (High- Intensity Interval Training) workout means you can stay in shape when you have next-to-no time. All you need is a little floor space and your favourite playlist and …

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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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Learning to smile again after PND

By Josie Smyth I am PROUD to be talking about my journey through postnatal depression. It was an incredibly challenging time – having experienced it with both of my children – but, after having gone through it, I am now a better, healthier and happier person and for that, I …

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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 …