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5 ways to max your (minimal) sleep

By Melissa Ambrosini We all know that once you have kids, sleep is pretty much a thing of the past (well, for a little while i.e. five years at least!). So, how can you make the most of the zzzzzzs you do get? 1 // GO DARK Make the room as …

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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 …

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Soul food: Supercharged bolognaise

By Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook Even the fussiest of eaters won’t be able to detect the veggies in this supercharged bolognaise dish AND it can be pureed into a smooth consistency for babies and picky eaters. Plus, it’s a …

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It’s ok to not be ok

By Yakira Giger Are you ok? My automatic reply is always “Yes, I’m fine.” *Smile and wave, smile and wave…* But why? Why do we feel so CONCERNED about voicing the way we REALLY feel? When in fact, what we really want to say is: “Actually, no – I’m not. I …

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5 warning signs of perinatal anxiety and depression

By Ruby Matley Perinatal mental health is an important topic and SHOULD be talked about. 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 …

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11 ways to support a new mama

By Sarah Lyons Adjusting to having a new bebe in the house can be difficult for the whole family. Sleepless nights and a change in routine can leave a mama feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. Offering support to a family with a new baby can help them adjust to their new …

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Bronwyn McCahon: The devil wears sneakers

By Rebecca Hooton “I spent 17 years running in heels,” says Bronwyn McCahon. “I wear a lot of sneakers these days.” The former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan is chatting to me about her new life doing the daily school runs with her three children Harper, 8, Grace, 6, and Theo, 4. …

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The top 5 survival tips for mamahood

By Phoebe Burgess 1 // BUILD YOUR NETWORK Pre-baby, being an independent fully functioning self-sufficient young woman making it in the adult world all on my fabulous lonesome was a top priority. Post-baby, I learnt very quickly being able to ask for help when I needed it was just as …

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The backyard invention turned mama must-have

It was the backyard invention born of need – a papa who wanted to take his bebe off the beaten track. Clearly quite the handyman, he fashioned a homemade buggy from a golf cart and a carseat. The result… the first Mountain Buggy. Whoop! And that baby daddy sure got …