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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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How to take care of yourself, first #selflove

By Angela Simson, The Gratitude Project I love that the word ‘self-love’, or ‘selfish’ is no longer being used as a negative in my mind. Being selfish, in a way that doesn’t take away from others, is crucial to me and my happiness. But I wasn’t always like this. I …

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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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A vacay that excites the whole fam-bam? We found it.

By Jessica Jane Sammut We’ve reached that point in our lives known as ‘the golden zone’. You know, that phase after babyhood and before teens where your minis are old enough to be slightly civilised (read: not throwing food up the wall… much), but young enough to want to hang with …

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This latest #twinning trend is adorbs

By Nicole Fuge I know I’m not alone in my obsession with the Mini And Me trend (hullo Summertime at the beach!), and now my bambino can get in on the action – #twinning with her toys at bedtime! If your toddler or preschooler is totes into role play too, …

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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 …