What This Stranger Did on the Plane Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity
Rebecca-Garvison
Parents stress about flying with young children. It’s almost a parental nightmare, so imagine how Rebekka Garvison felt when she arranged to fly alone from Michigan to Alabama with her three month old baby girl Rylee to surprise her husband Nick, a firefighter in the US Army. She was quite stressed with just how she was going to manage carrying...
The Target Toy Sale is HERE! 96 Pages of Toyriffic Fun!
Target-Toy-Sale
On your marks, get set, GO! After much anticipation, the 2015 Target Toy Sale catalogue has been released and it's proving to be more than a hit in our household! Sporting 96 pages of toyriffic fun, you (and your kids) will have a blast searching through the pages and pages of toy heaven. There's great offers for kids of all ages,...
WATCH: The Mum Code
We know that sex is a contentious issue around here. We know that because our 27 Reasons Women Don't Want to Have Sex remains one of the most popular posts on Mum Central to date. Some of our community widely applaud it and others can't stand it but both camps feel very passionately about it. And now, there's a new take...
24 Hours Inside A Sick Mum’s Brain
Seventies Baby shares almost every thought that entered her head in a 24 hour period of being a very sick mum... and we so get it! The following takes place between 7.30pm Monday night and 7.30pm Tuesday night.   Oh God I feel sick. I can’t feel sick, it’s Monday night. It’s probably just a bug. Of course it’s a bug – the kids probably...
Real Birth Stories : Having Your Baby at 32 Weeks
It wasn't the most pleasant pregnancy. Being my first, I had no basis of comparison, but I knew I wasn't enjoying it. I was sick, uncomfortable, in pain. I was scared and stressed. But I was also thrilled and excited.  All in all, it was a pretty boring pregnancy to start with. At 30 weeks, I went for my usual check...
It Kills More Women than Breast Cancer Each Year – Learn the Signs to Prevent a Tragedy
Heart Disease
Ok, so during my discovery of the prevalence of heart disease in Australian women I learnt about how that impacted on our risk of stroke. I’m a bit embarrassed to confess that I only ever thought of stroke as a brain issue, in that – it occurs in the brain.   As is my way, I never thought any further...
This Car Seat Accessory Could Save Your Baby’s Life
Not too long ago a baby died in Victoria after being forgotten in a hot car all day. It was not the first time it had happened and it prompted us to write this article on car seat safety - 7 Ways to Avoid Forgotten Baby Syndrome. Now, five students from Rice University in Texas, Audrey Clayton, Rachel Wang, Jason...
TOUCHING VIDEO: Low Price, High Quality. Here’s why nobody will buy these t-shirts.
Fashion-Revolution
Let's face it. Most of us are on the lookout for affordable and stylish fashion - you know, the type that doesn't necessarily break the bank. With fashion seeming to be getting cheaper and cheaper by the day, it seems affordable and stylish fashion is now in each reach.  Or is it? A $5 T-shirt? Great! A $10 dress? Wonderful! These are...
Join Us for A Night in Rio with a Very Special Guest!
A-NIGHT-IN-RIO
It’s time to dust off your dancing shoes, get out the sequins and turn up the Peter Allen in preparation for the party event of the year, A Night in Rio! Autism SA and Minda are holding their Gala Event of the Year - A Night in Rio -  and we're inviting you to join us for what will be...
I Had all the Symptoms of a Heart Attack but Didn’t Call an Ambulance
Emergency-Department-Heart-Attack
It was the middle of the night and I was in that DEEP sleep that all mums crave and savour. You know the one. The kind of sleep we need to refuel and repair and recharge before we face the onslaught of the relentless next day. “Mum! I think I’ve got diarrhea!” 2.30am and this was my wake-up call. I lay there,...