10 Beauty Products for Mums That Will Change Your #Mumlife
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As mums we don’t have a lot of time to mess around with any old beauty product, no matter how much we love makeup, cosmetics and skincare. I’ve done all the hard work and listed some life-changing beauty products for mums that will save you time, space in your beauty cupboard and even a few bucks! These are not your average...
Breastfeeding Woes: When Your Breasts Just Aren’t Committed
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I planned to breastfeed. I did the introductory breastfeeding class in my 3rd trimester, purchased a nursing bra and selected a lactation cookie recipe from thousands on Pinterest. Then the breastfeeding woes set in. Breast was best, I had no doubt about it, and I was all-in. “It’s like watching grass grow, isn’t it?” It was uttered by a tactless lactation consultant...
Get Pregnant Tonight: Six Sex Tips to Fall Pregnant Faster!
Obviously you know what you and your Baby Daddy have got to do to get that plan in action (wink, wink)… but do you know these six sex tips to help you get pregnant tonight?
We totally get it, you’re ready, he’s ready and you want that little bundle of joy now! Obviously you know what you and your Baby Daddy have got to do to get that plan in action (wink, wink)… but do you know these six sex tips to help you fall pregnant faster? There are half a dozen things you can do...
Watch your Child Fly: Why Imaginative Play is So Important
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Imaginative play is a key part of your child’s development. Watch your child as they role-play and you’ll see how much impact day-to-day life can have on them. Plus, you can see how key people in their life — like you— can influence their world. So next time the kids are complaining that they’re bored, why don't you pull out the...
Study Finds Potential Link to Vitamin D Preventing Autism
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Could Vitamin D reduce the risk of Autism? Researchers at the Queensland Brain Institute think that there might be a link. Autism has been linked to more ‘causes’ than you can probably keep track of. After the total debunking of the vaccine-autism connection, it seems like every week there’s a new reason for this condition. From dad’s age to something...
My Wife Had A Miscarriage: One Dad’s Brave Story
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We were in Bali holidaying with family and celebrating our wedding anniversary when my wife, Emma, called me into the bathroom and said ‘I think I’m having a miscarriage’. I immediately felt useless, not only because she had instantly asked for her Mum, but because I had no idea how I could help. This wasn’t my body and I didn’t...
10 Tips to Declutter Your Life, Including Your Home and Your Mind
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In today’s world of consumerism, it can be difficult to say no to ‘stuff.’ It clutters up our living spaces, leaves us weighed down, uninspired, or eats into our time as we move it from room to room. One of the most important benefits of decluttering is getting rid of the emotional baggage that stuff causes. Guilt that you haven’t worn...
Hey Mum! Literally Over Yourself? Sick of the Slump? Be The New You in 2017!
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Tired of feeling like just a mum? Wondering where that pre-kids girl with the sparkle went? It’s time to change that in 2017! Here are those early steps to make it happen! With a new year just around the corner, now is the perfect time to consider how you will nurture yourself in 2017. YES, YOURSELF! As a busy mum faced...
Don’t Blame Me for My Kid’s Bad Behaviour
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We’ve all judged that parent with the badly behaving kid.  You know the one. With the kid that whinges, whines, hits, hurts, back talks or bites. We look at the kid and see their behaviour as a reflection on their parent. As if somehow their kid would be better behaved if they were a better parent. But I’ve been that parent....
Get Off Me: How To Help Your Clingy Child Find Independence
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There’s nothing quite like having children to make you appreciate alone time. Before kids, I’d often seek out the company of other people rather than be alone. Now, my kids give me more company than I can handle some days, and after a particularly long day of one or the other of my kids attached to my leg, I’m desperate...