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How to do more by doing less

While ‘busy’ is the new ‘fine’, Miriam McCaleb dispels the myth of multitasking, empowering us to do less and achieve more.  Ours is a culture that celebrates busy-ness. Although there’s an increasing move toward recognising the value of slowing …

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How to: love your lingerie

When you’re a mum, it’s easy to let things slide in the lingerie department, especially if you’re breastfeeding. Christine Nikiel asked maternity bra specialist Franny from Breastmates for some pointers on bra care. Maternity bras become like a …

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Sadness and joy: balancing grief and motherhood

One mother’s story of losing her mum and welcoming her son, and coping with life in the blurry days that followed. I remember that day so clearly. The autumn sun shone its happy rays through the window, warming every breath as my mother and I …

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Parental leave: what you need to know

Confused about your entitlements when it comes to paid parental leave? Here are some quick answers to your frequently asked questions. What is paid parental leave? Paid parental leave (PPL) is a government-funded entitlement paid to eligible …

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Don’t worry, be happy: overcoming your anxiety

Don’t worry, be happy. For many new parents, this is easier said than done. Counsellor Michelle Parkinson suggests ways to overcome anxiety and step closer to peace. I’m a counsellor and a mother of three. I wouldn’t describe myself as an anxious …

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When your only Me Time is at night time

What can you do when your only Me Time is at night time? Hannah Banks suggests ways to maximise your R&R once your little ones are tucked up in bed. New motherhood can be so exhausting and trying to find a minute to yourself can feel next to …

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Motherhood truths to rely on when times are tough

As a mother you have days that are tough beyond words and on those days, here are a few truths I rely on to help get me through. All they want is you, not your “idea” of the perfect mum but you With technology, a million mummy blogs that portray …

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Get Over Mother's Day Disappointment

A little post about expectations, entitlements and the true meaning of Mother's Day from one of our favourite bloggers, Lisa Jo Baker: 
 I heard it all over Facebook and Twitter and in phone calls last year. The disappointment. The flowers that …