Mums on Social Media – 5 Reasons Facebook Is Actually Good For You Mum!
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Sick of the stigma around mums on social media? Tired of people saying it’s unhealthy and only distracting mothers from their job at hand? Well, me too! Here’s 5 totally credible reasons social media is not the enemy. It can in fact be a mum’s best friend! Ahhh mums on social media and parental guilt… that old chestnut. There are a...
MUST READ: Paediatrician Explains How To Protect Your Kids From Child Sexual Abuse
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This Paediatrician explains when, where, and by whom your child is most likely to suffer child sexual abuse. This is must-read advice on how to protect children from sexual abuse. You may be shocked to realise that child sexual abuse is closer to home and less about stranger-danger than we care to realise.  When Dr. Tobi Adeyeye Amosun shared excellent information on protecting our children...
So Clever! This Dad’s X-Plan Could Save Your Teen’s Life (and Reputation)
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This secret way of parents and teens conversing via text is must know for every home! Bert Fulks shared the innovative yet simple plan this week and it's so game changing we felt compelled to amplify his message to our parenting community!  The idea began when Fulks realised that teens were constantly being faced with situations they were uncomfortable with...
Capture the Moment: Eleven Photos You Must Take of Your Child Right Now!
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When people tell you parenting is over in the blink of an eye they aren’t kidding. Before you know it that adorable baby and cute toddler will be slamming their bedroom door and arguing curfew. Through all the ages and stages there’s one enduring fact that can never be argued… You simply can’t take enough photographs of your kids! Mum Central sat down...
Hilarious! How to Bring Your Newborn Home From Hospital in 20 Easy Steps
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Congratulations! You’ve survived giving birth and you’re the proud owner of your very own small human being. Now you get to bring your newborn home and begin a blissful life together. Easy, right? Right? Oh dear… 1. Walk out of the hospital exhausted but glowing with pride as you make your first public appearance with your newly-expanded family. Think “Look, world!...
Mum Café Closed: Why I Stopped Serving Snacks
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There was a traumatic closure in our house during the school holidays. Not traumatic for me, but for my kids. I dared to closed the Mum Café.  It can only be described as a major mum-mutiny. And you know what? It turned out pretty good for everyone. Let me tell you about it… It all started on an apparently normal...
Hilarious! 5 Types of Tired Only Mums Can Understand
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I had coffee early this morning with a first time pregnant friend. She had decaf. You know, because #pregnant. I had my third coffee of the morning. Because, you know, mum tired. I asked how she was. And with that gorgeous first time expecting mum sigh, she said she was tired. Tired. Oh to be that kind of new-at-all-this tired. You...
Real Mum Confessions: Hilariously True Second Kid Shortcuts
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Sometime (when you’re pregnant, awaiting bundle of joy #2), somewhere (while you’re just minding your own business), someone (whether you ask for it or not!) will come up with this corker, ‘Ah you’ll be more relaxed this time round’… Now, let’s see, ‘relaxed’. It’s quite a considerate way of putting it, actually. Others might say you’ll be little distracted, others may...
Scarlett Johansson on Motherhood: I’m Barely Holding It Together.
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This week actress Scarlett Johansson admitted to the world that as a mum and working woman she's really struggling. With guilt. With being everywhere. With being nowhere. And real mums across the world nodded in agreement. Being Mum is one of the best jobs in the world, right? Sure, the hours are hideous and the pay is lousy (well, non-existent) but raising a lovely little...
Mum Science Experiment: Watch What Happens When Breast Milk Meets Virus
Breast milk has benefits galore! We know you probably already knew that, but seriously, it’s actually really amazing when it comes to fighting illness. If you don’t believe us, check out what this totally viral breast milk experiment shows. So, you’ve heard “breast is the best” no less than a zillion times. Well, one science student smarty shows us that in...