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The Top 5 Survival Tips for Motherhood

Here Phoebe Burgess, journalist and mum of one (+ pregnant with bub no. two) reveals the 5 most important tips she has discovered on this interesting (but not necessarily straight) path we call motherhood that have helped her survive… 1. Build your network Pre-baby, being an independent fully functioning self-sufficient young woman making …

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3 Mumpreneurs Talk About The Career-Mama Balance

Can we really have it all? Are we being selfish? Are we spending enough time with our kids? The list of “are we” and “should we” never ends. Did anyone say ‘mother’s guilt’?… The good news is, there’s always another mama who gets it – who understands the struggle and …

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The 7 Signs of Mama Burnout

No longer a thing exclusively for the corporate world, mama burnout is on the rise.
But what are the signs, and what can you do to bring some calm back to your world?

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#Bossmama Spotlight: Meet Ballerina Turned Dancewear Business Owner

Meet Felicia Palanca, fierce mama of two from Melbourne, and the founder and key creative force behind stunning children’s ballet brand, Flo Dancewear (and its sister brand for tweens, Flo Active). And Felicia’s story reads like a beautiful fairy-tale. Once upon a time long ago, a tiny three-year-old girl started …

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5 tips to nail spruiking your career achievements

by Haylee Hackenberg I’m a writer, and a good portion of my work is taken up by resume and career advancement related writing and coaching. My job allows me to speak to some really incredible people, many of whom are women. In fact, “incredible” doesn’t quite cover it. I’m talking human …

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How my children drive me to work purposefully, not less

by Khara Williams, director of relationships, businesswoman and mama We’ve come so far in the workplace gender-equality debate, but there’s still a long way to go. One of my pet peeves is the prevailing sentiment that having kids automatically means you’ll work less, and have less efficacy, than your non-parent …

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7 questions with The Goat Skincare co-creator, Tijana Desancic

From a simple solution to help deal with childhood eczema to the global business it is today, co-creator Tijana Desancic has been there since The Goat Skincare’s birth. Way before “natural” was having the moment it is today, Sally Desancic was looking for a drug-freeway to treat her daughter Ivana’s eczema. …

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5 surprising benefits of being busy

by Jo Burgess, mama and creator of family calendar and organisation app, Life Sorted While you may associate “being busy” with feeling frantic, exhausted or overwhelmed, there are many surprising benefits that come with keeping busy, too! However, there’s a fine line between “calm and organised busy” versus the frantic, “I-left-my-wallet-in-the-fridge” kinda …

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5 superpowers of productive people

by Jo Burgess, mama and creator of family calendar and organisation app, Life Sorted Have you ever met a “super human” who manages to do it all? And do it all so well. Like. Every. Freaking. Day. I’m talking about those people who work full time, lead busy work teams, run children …