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The life changing outlook that came from beating cancer

By Alexandra Ganipeau It all started with a routine check – you know, the one you do because you should, because I was sent a reminder, because it had been 18 months or so since my last – and it quickly turned into a nightmare. Isn’t it funny how at every ultrasound, …

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5 ways to help your bae overcome eco-anxiety

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor Eco-anxiety, have you heard of it? WTF? Neither had I, so I asked Dr Sally Gillespie to bring me up to speed on this new term and let us all know what we can do to help our little bambinos overcome it. “Eco-anxiety encompasses a …

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4 ways to keep your mental health in check when isolated

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor Whether you’re a stay-at-home mum, have found yourself working from home, have tiny bebes, or have a tribe of school-aged kids – COVID-19 is changing our lives, and being in #iso is testing our limits like we never thought possible. So how do we …

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Confessions of a sober mama

By Victoria Vanstone I heard the baby crying again. I didn’t get up. I stayed, hiding in my bedroom. He needed me, but I couldn’t do it. I was too hungover. Again. I don’t remember getting home. The last thing I recall was seeing both my hands outstretched in front of me clutching …

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How to talk to your kids about COVID-19

By Dr Karen Phillip All mamas want to help their bambinos feel safe and reassured, and right now I’m sure they have lots of questions around COVID-19. So here’s how you can help your little ones feel safe – lowering the alarm and explaining WTF is happening at an appropriate age …

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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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Emily Blunt’s biggest life lessons in motherhood

Having children changed the way Emily Blunt wanted to live her day-to-day life. Together with husband John Krasinksi, and daughters Hazel, four, and Violet, two, she traded the lights and paparazzi of L.A. for a relatively quiet life in California’s Ojai. 1 // EMILY, HOW HAS MOTHERHOOD CHANGED YOU? It’s …

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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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The ‘quick the bebe’s asleep’ workout

By Tiffiny Hall of TIFFXO.COM Got a cat-napper that gives you less than an hour to get anything done? My HIIT (High- Intensity Interval Training) workout means you can stay in shape when you have next-to-no time. All you need is a little floor space and your favourite playlist and …