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

By Chrissie Davies Parental guilt. There is no doubt that mounting pressure on modern-day parents has led to an increased feeling of 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 …

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10 Easy Ways To Be A Zen Mama

By Alisha Kinna Zen is about spiritual awakening. Zen is yin and yang, nothing yet everything, beginning and end. In fact, zen means a lot of things, but the one key thing it encompasses is experiencing the present and finding peace in the basic miracle of life. However, when you’ve got …

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5 Warning Signs of Perinatal Anxiety and Depression

By Ruby Matley Perinatal Anxiety and Depression is important, because your mental health matters. And it is a crucial element of prenatal care. For many women, pregnancy can be an emotional time. We can go through ups and downs as we enter new phases over the nine months. Worrying about the …

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How to Practise Self-Care During Pregnancy

By Ruby Matley Pregnancy is the perfect time to give yourself a little lovin’ and care and take time for you, mama. Because let’s be honest, pregnancy can wear you down… especially if you’re riding the waves of nausea and fatigue! So now is a perfect time to be kind …

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How To Make It Work When You Have Young Kids

By Amelia Lamont, midwife and sleep consultant Shoutout to all of the parents with young kids! I love, love, LOVE my (slightly chaotic) family and I bloody love what I do for a living too – but it’s definitely hard. My partner Ambrose and I have two amazing, cheeky, hilarious …

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It Takes a Village… The 5 Types of Friends You Need

By Rebecca Hanley It takes A VILLAGE, right, mama? But what if you’re not sure what your village looks like? Here’s who you’re gonna need and where to find them. 1 // The Mum Friend When you’re pregnant, every mother you know will tell you that you’ll need some mum friends. …

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5 Easy Ways to Practise Self-Care

By Lizzie Bland It’s been a long year. So if you’re feeling like you need to lay down for like a week, you need these easy ways to practise self-care. Because it’s a well-known fact that you have to take care of yourself in order to take care of others [you …