11 Times It Was Not My Period – It Was Actually You, Husband!
Is there anything more annoying than being cranky as hell for a legit reason and your guy suggesting it’s because you’re in tampon-town? Husbands and periods. Kill us. Here’s 11 examples (of millions to choose from) where it was you, husband, and nothing to do with my lady-bits… The only thing more predictable than a menstrual cycle is a man’s claim...
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...
12 Things You Should Never Say to a Pregnant Woman
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Pregnancy, it’s a beautiful thing. You’re bringing new life into the world and while this miracle is happening, your hormones and moods tend to make you a little loopy. Small things turn to big things which end in three ways, you laughing hysterically at something offensive (this rarely happens), crying hysterically or throwing a large Slurpee at someone (not...
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...
Got a Mother In Law From Hell? Here’s Our Wildest Reader Confessions
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Mother in laws. What the actual f*ck. Is there some unwritten agreement amongst them that when their sons get hitched they no longer have to have any kind of filter? We think there must be. Because from what we’re hearing at Mum Central, mothers-in-law feel completely freaking free to say and do whatever the hell they want. Cue the Mother...
Morning After Pill Facts & Real Women’s Experiences Everyone Should Know!
If you’re absolutely convinced your family is ‘done’ there’s nothing worse than a few moments of passion leaving you freaking out that you could be pregnant. Whether you get caught in the moment and lose your common sense, have taken your pill incorrectly or find yourself in the bathroom uncomfortably rummaging in your lady garden for a lost condom… it’s...
5 Things Your Bestie Won’t Tell You About Your Post Birth Vagina
Only whisperingly eluded to the ‘post-birth vagina’ seems to be a topic everyone steers clear of... Maybe for the veteran Mum’s it’s a repressed memory after years of nursing, settling and parenting? Or perhaps it’s because the ‘sisterhood’ demands we don’t scare the newbies off for life with graphic, petrifying details. Either way, you’ve probably got some questions that nobody...
Gestational Diabetes: Oh No! What Now? Part Two: Little Steps to Motherhood
There were five main ways my life changed with GDM. Some changes were temporary, while others became more permanent. Read part one of this story here.  Each undertaking seemed difficult at the time, but I soon came to understand that change is not meant to be easy. And if it can take you to a better place, then surely there will...
True Story: Anxiety and Motherhood
I think I’ve always been an anxious person. A worrier, some might call it. But once I became a mum I really stepped it up a notch. In fact, my anxiety hit me like a tonne of bricks. It was like a thick fog engulfing me, making it hard to breathe. The first time I gave these feelings a name...