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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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Feeling tired AF? Time for a liver detox

By Dr Libby Weaver We don’t often consider our liver when we are feeling tired, irritable, headachey and run down, but this mighty organ is often at the heart of these symptoms and many others. In today’s world, we are exposed to more pollutants than ever before, through what we …

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The chocolate cake recipe that tastes too naughty to be nice

By Amy Lee Mama-time equals five minutes silence with a slice of chocolate cake (and your fav mag). Say hello to the best guilt-free chocolate cake ever. Yep, this sugar-free and flourless slice of goodness will have you wanting to curl up and treat yourself – you deserve it. // …

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5 surprising benefits of being busy

By Jo Burgess While you may associate “being busy” with feeling frantic, exhausted AF or overwhelmed, there are many surprising benefits that come with keeping busy, too! However, there’s a fine line between “calm and organised busy” versus the frantic, “I-left-my-wallet-in-the-fridge” kinda busy! 5 surprising benefits of being busy 1 …

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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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Morning rituals and why you need one

Oprah Winfrey has one, Ariana Huffington has one, even Richard Branson has one. The morning ritual. It’s the key to surviving stress AND keeping sanity intact. While these icons are clearly running global businesses – surviving a typical mama day and trying to juggle our own hopes and goals, is …

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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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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 …