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Time To Hit The Reset Button? Try These Tips, Mama

By Kerrie Simon-Lawrence We’ve all been there: fuelled by a little (or a lot of) champagne, and giddy with excitement over the year ahead, we’ve made some pretty impressive resolutions. Whether to drop a dress size, or to save for that house deposit, something about New Year’s Eve gives us …

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5 Ways to Overcome the Juggle of Motherhood

By Amy Molloy When Amy released her first book, The World is a Nice Place, she had no idea how popular it would be, going into reprint after only 12 weeks. Focused on helping readers recover from their past hurts and experiences, when it came time to release the sequel, Amy opted …

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6 Best Apps For a Mama Pick-Me-Up

It used to be that getting a mental-health pick- me-up relied solely upon squeezing in a therapy appointment, losing yourself in self-help books (who has the time?!) or finding some quiet time to meditate (ever tried to do that with a three-year-old hanging off you, demanding a choc-chip biccie?). Not …

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

By Chrissie Davies There is no doubt that many modern-day parents’ pressures have led to an increase in parental 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 you feel serves no purpose. …

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Short on Time? These are the Best Exercises for Busy Mamas

By Amelia Phillips What’s the best exercise for busy mums? Anything you can fit in! There’s so much confusion and conflicting information out there that sometimes we can get paralysis by analysis. So let’s keep things simple and focus on the fundamentals, nail these and our bodies will be ready …

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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 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 …