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Stuck Inside? Entertain Kids with These Fun Activities

By Jenny Wise | May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

With all the things we take care at home, with our husband and the kids, us moms should always be prepared. A well-planned day or week keeps the stress away and keeps our emotions at bay. I hope you would find these tips helpful for your kids and yourselves as well.   There’s nothing quite…

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3 Tips for Mums To Improve Their Body Image

By Danielle McCarthy | May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

In my experience body image concerns do not discriminate across gender or age. As a Clinical Psychologist, I have worked with many people experiencing body image concerns. This has included men and women of varying ages, jobs, marital status, fitness levels, etc. This has made me realise that body image issues can affect any one…

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What do I need right now? In the moment self-care

By Louise East | May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

As mothers, we’re great at asking what our children need right now. Are they hungry, cold or tired? Do they need a hug, reassurance, some quiet time, or a chance to run around outside? But how often do we ask “what do I need right now?”. This is an incredibly valuable self-care question.   This…

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How child safety contributes to mum’s personal wellbeing and self care?

By Carolyn Ziegler | Apr 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Childproofing is important for many reasons but one of the most important is that it helps reduce the anxiety and stress around keeping little ones safe in the home. Dreambaby®’s tag line is actually ‘Growing Safely’ – what this means is that we want little ones to grow in an environment that is safe but…

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Are you a Blended or Blender family?

By Petria Field | Apr 3, 2018 | 1 Comment

Co-parenting It’s a blended family’s dream but unfortunately many which feel is hopelessly unachievable. My name is Petria, I am the owner of Coco Rose Interiors and I have a blended family together with my husband, ex-husband and my ex-huband’s wife. We all share care of one very lucky girl, Rhiana to which she is…

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8 Sanity and Time Saving Tips for Busy Mums

By Jane Wilson | Mar 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Life can get pretty chaotic for busy mums on the go. Moreover, if you’re a working mom, then you have to deal with double the stress. From one side you have travel, carpools, errands, taking care of the home. From the other side you have work meetings, reports and long hours in the workplace. It’s…

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Why working mums should take up gardening

By Jane Clarke | Mar 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The life of working mothers, who are always trying their best to achieve the perfect balance between work and home can become very hectic and chaotic. As one such mother, I say that it can get pretty hard sometimes. You’re wondering what I mean by hard? Imagine a lady cooking dinner. She holds a pan…

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By Courtney Purcell | Mar 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

I’m here to bring some desirable clarity to all of you mama’s out there who feel like you’re living a life of Groundhog Day. Do’t feel ashamed, it happens to all of us! I want to help you to find clarity, balance, and scope, so that you can organise and master your busy mama mind.…

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Let’s talk beer and money

By Kirstie Stockx | Mar 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Money is stressful, especially when there isn’t enough.   It’s a common underlying issue for many relationship struggles, hence why it relates to mums and selfcare and why I want to talk about it. .   The truth is often families with young kids feel the financial strain!   When we have small children, we…

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6 Playful Ways to Create Mindful Mealtimes with Children

By Chelsea Hester | Mar 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Being a mum is no easy task. Maybe you’re operating on very little sleep. Maybe you rush from daycare to work back to daycare. Or maybe you are home all day doing the best you can to stay present with your little ones. Then dinner time arrives. Exhaustive meal planning, eating on-the-run, and impatient children…

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