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When The Mental Load Becomes Too Heavy

By Nicola Appleton Nope, you’re not imagining it. There’s a gender gap existing right in the heart of your home – and it’s called the mental load. It’s a term that’s gained a lot of traction in recent years and describes all the behind-the-scenes tasks – big or small – that …

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Guest Editor Revie Jane: From Breakdown To Breakthrough

By Revie Jane Motherhood: it’s been one of the most profound and joyful experiences of my life but, like many, it has come with challenges and uncertainty. From the start, I felt enormous pressure to meet not only my own expectations of what it means to be a good mum, …

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3 Ways To Beat Mum Guilt

By Lizzie O’Halloran Mama guilt can wreak havoc on self-esteem and the ability to enjoy motherhood. So every time you feel bad, ask yourself these three questions. + IS IT BEST FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY? If it’s for the sake of your own sanity, it’s the right decision. For …

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8 Simple Steps To Happiness

By Dr Samantha Clarke (PhD) Motherhood is incredible but all consuming, and often we put ourselves last, with our own health shoved to the back of the queue. Enter one frazzled mama. If you are feeling tired and overwhelmed, chances are you have neglected yourself. But the good news is, it’s never …

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How To Not Lose Yourself When You Become A Mother

By Mama Disrupt® Editor-In-Chief Jessica Jane Sammut When we become mothers, we look to our own mothers, to our husbands, to our friends, to our peers, to our elders, to the media, to the world, to see what we should be doing and how we should be doing it ‘right’. But what …

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How to Practise Self-Care More Often

By Emily Crawford We all spend so much time looking after other people, we often leave ourselves last, and with that can come a mama that’s a little worn out. So, turn off your phone, pop your kids down for a nap, put down your work and follow the below for …

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5 Easy Ways to Practise Self-Care Daily

By Jessica Hoskins  I spend a lot of my time working with mothers from around the world, and one of the common themes for most women is difficulty in putting their own health and wellbeing first. For many, it feels too time consuming and complicated. But the truth is that some of the most …

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The 5 Types of Friends You Need in Your Village

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. …