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9 Time Savers to Reduce Mama Overwhelm

By Natalie Bascur Life is unpredictable, even more so when you have kids. Don’t get overwhelmed mama! Simplify your life and prioritise your time so there’s not too much on your plate (even when it feels like everyone is piling more onto it). You may not be able to avoid chaos altogether, …

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6 Simple Ways to Lead a More Creative Life

Ask anyone if they have any creative pursuits and you usually get one of two responses: ‘Yes, I love… [insert enthusiastic conversation about hobby here]’, or ‘Oh, I’m really not a creative type’. But, not being creative is one of life’s biggest myths. Everyone has the capacity for creativity. In the …

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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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6 Mindfulness Cues to Follow For Inner Peace

By Amy Taylor-Kabbaz How do I start meditating? Should I be chanting? Do I have to do it for hours to get any benefit? The short answer to all of this is no. Especially when you are a busy mama. Meditation is simply the act of focusing on one thought, to the …

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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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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 …