Mum’s Confession of Leaving Baby Asleep in Hotel Room Alone Sparks Debate
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Sometimes you're better off not asking the world for an opinion. As this Mum quickly discovered. A mum who left her 11-month-old alone in a hotel room while she ate dinner downstairs has been the topic of a major online debate after asking the Internet whether she was wrong to do so. In a brutally honest article for The Telegraph, a British mum —...
Sesame Street’s Newest Character Has Autism
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Sesame Street has always been at the forefront of early childhood education. Now for the first time in its almost 50 years of air-time, the “it” show of children’s TV is introducing an autistic character. In 2015 Sesame Workshop’s website introduced Julia for the very first time. But, this new friend is different than the other characters – she’s autistic....
New Study Shows That Pregnancy May Change a Mum’s Brain: Baby Brain is Real!
Pregnancy changes you. Duh. You knew that. But, new research shows that it might biologically effect your brain. This ground-breaking (or at the very least, mum shaking) research, published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, takes a look at how pregnancy impacts the woman’s brain. Yeah, yeah. We know, insert joke here. We’ve all heard of “pregnancy brain.” That feeling like...
Confessions of a Mumma Whose Kids Had Too Much Screen Time
I giggle quietly to myself when they say it... you know, the people who basically have no idea what parenting's like...  The young, single, beautiful friends who tell me how busy they are. Or how they never get any time to themselves. Or there was that time my gorgeous husband came home to tell me that his day at work was...
This Primary School Has Kids Meditate Instead of Detention. Look What Happens
As a teacher working at a school where one of the kids is acting up, what do you do? Traditionally, you'd give suggest detention or even one step further, suspension. And how well do either of those options work?  Depends, I hear you say?  Taking a child who can’t sit still, won’t behave or just isn’t listening and punishing her hasn’t been a...
The Big Inspiration Behind My Blogging and Why it Matters
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I never set out to become a blogger. In fact, six years ago when I was a first-time mum on maternity leave I didn’t even really know what blogging was. I did know an opportunity when I saw one though and when I became fed up with costly eBay fees, I turned to social media to start my own...
Roll Up, Roll up! We’ve Got Family Passes to the Royal Adelaide Show – Enter Now!
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It's no secret that the Royal Adelaide Show is just around the corner. With half a million people visiting each year, you wouldn’t want to miss it – right?  Thanks to our friends at the Royal Adelaide Show we've got family passes up for grabs for the show, hitting town September 2nd to 11th 2016. You can expect a day of family fun,...
Savvy Shoppers Strip ALDI Special Buys Bonds “Unicorn” Wondersuits
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Why are mums going crazy over onesies? Possibly because they’re incredibly inexpensive and, oh yeah, they're in limited edition prints too! Aldi shoppers lined up before the store opened, waiting to get their hands on limited edition prints of Bonds Wondersuits. With a regular retail price of $24.95, ALDI had these suits on sale for only $11.99 which had mums flocking to...
WIN: Play Along in our 12 Days of Christmas and Win All the Cool Prizes!
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This festive season we’re celebrating with a mega prize giveaway called the Twelve Days of Christmas! From the newest, hottest and most sought after brands we’ve got all the items on your shopping list!  But how can there be a treasure hunt on a website? We’re so glad you asked! Did you know we have over 1,300 articles on Mum Central?...
Don’t Miss: Sovereign Hill Lights Up With Winter Wonderlights This July
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Brough to you by Sovereign Hill Grab the kids and head to the Ballarat this July as Sovereign Hill explodes in a whirl of bright lights, snowflakes, carols and a most amazing look back to life in the 1850s Goldrush Era, Christmas style! You may recall we visited Sovereign Hill back in January and stepped back into life as a miner...