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5 Easy Ways to Practise Self-Care

By Lizzie Bland It’s been a long year. So if you’re feeling like you need to lay down for like a week, you need these easy ways to practise self-care. Because it’s a well-known fact that you have to take care of yourself in order to take care of others [you …

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How Do You Ask Your Child If They Are Ok? 

By Dr Dain Heer How do you ask your child if they are ok? It is one of the most important questions to ask your kids, and it is also one of the hardest. Because right now, more than ever we need to ask our kids: “Are you ok?” We also …

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Feeling Overwhelmed? How To Survive Modern Motherhood

By Nicole Fuge, Mama Disrupt® Managing Editor So many mothers are feeling overwhelmed at the moment. And can you blame us? We are given high fives for having superhuman abilities, but the truth is we need someone to throw us a lifeline. To help us help ourselves so that we …

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Overcoming Postnatal Anxiety and Depression… Twice

By Kelly, PANDA Champion This is my story of how I recovered from Postnatal Anxiety and Depression not once, but twice. It started when I was 20 weeks pregnant I lost my job and unfortunately, it didn’t end well. The next 20 weeks I had at home and while I …

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Premature Baby Born In A Pandemic?

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor It’s been a challenging 18 months, and everyone is feeling it. Especially the mothers who have given birth to a sick or premature baby during this pandemic. My second baby was born 12 months into this sh*tshow of a pandemic, and it was overwhelming …

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How To Overcome Postnatal Depression And Anxiety

By Josie Smyth I am PROUD to be talking about my journey through postnatal depression and anxiety. It was an incredibly challenging time – having experienced it with both of my children – but, after having gone through it, I am now a better, healthier and happier person and for …

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What Is Emotional Wellbeing And Why Is It Important?

By Tammi Kirkness, author of The Panic Button Book When we help our child manage their emotional wellbeing it can actually help us with our own anxieties and big emotions. This is because helping a child through emotionally sticky times can act as a mirror to how we cope with that …

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Feeling Stressed? Follow These 3 Easy Mindfulness Tips for Mamas

By Keisha Singleton Mindfulness. The art of taking time to live in the moment and exist consciously in the present. It seems an easy state to achieve, but with today’s modern lifestyle (hello phones, iPads, computers and every other digital device!) finding the time to simply BE can be difficult. Throw …

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Do I Have Rushing Woman’s Syndrome?

By Dr Libby Weaver It’s a question I’m asked often, do I have Rushing Woman’s Syndrome? In a world that is becoming increasingly ‘connected’ (just think of the number of times you have looked at your phone today), along with the pressures of motherhood, a career and a never-ending to-do …

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5 of the Best Homemade Body Scrubs

Homemade body scrubs are inexpensive and super-easy to make. Perfect for busy mamas to squeeze in a pamper sash, because… #selfcare. PLUS, you know exactly what you are putting on your skin – no nasties, no additives, just simple everyday ingredients you have at home. Time for some self love, …