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6 Ways to Help Your Bae Learn Through Play

By Professor Julie Green, Executive Director at raisingchildren.net.au Play is an important part of a child’s development in the first 1000 days of their life, and sets the foundations for lifelong health and wellbeing. Until your bambino is two years old, play is the main way they learn – it …

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6 top tips for a busy mama’s lunchbox

By Chevaune Hindley As a busy working mama, Zoe Bingley-Pullin knows how important a healthy diet and exercise regime is to keep her mental health in check (which has never been more important than these past few months in iso!) and she even schedules exercise sessions into her diary like …

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The 5 mistakes baby-daddies make in the delivery room

By Lucy Bloom With current hospital regulations limiting women in labour to only ONE support person, the pressure is on fathers more than ever before, to be a stellar childbirth support person. But there is more to supporting a woman through the birth of a baby than showing up and taking photos at …

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How to keep the kids out of your hair for an hour

By Natalie Bascur Having your kids home with you all day, every day, trying to keep them and yourself sane while in iso has become the new norm for many of us. But it has not been easy, and for some of us, we’re still in homeschool mode for a few …

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The 7 essentials you need when you have a newborn

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor My bebe girl HATED being swaddled. No matter how well my baby-daddy and I wrapped her, she would always ninja her way out of it and startle-reflex herself awake. Ah the joys of those first newborn days and the sleepless nights that come with …

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13 self love tips for new mamas

“The overwhelming responsibility for the life of this tiny person means you naturally put yourself firmly at the bottom of the pile. But a little self-care goes a long way, meaning you don’t just survive but thrive.”

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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 secret weapon all beauty mamas need

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor The other day we posted a hilare iso mama truth on our Insta I’m getting way too comfortable looking this ugly all the time, and it really made me stop and think about how f*ckin lazy I’ve become in iso. Loungewear and PJs are …

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10 things you need to know about co-parenting during COVID-19

By Cheryl Duffy This pandemic is challenging for all fam-bams, as we get used to our new norm. But broken families have an added layer of difficulty and some are struggling with the juggle of following social distancing rules while still having contact with their baes. 1 // Stay healthy …