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5 Tips for Returning to Work After Maternity Leave

Your maternity leave may be the longest length of time you take away from the office. But before you know it, you’ll be tucking away your yoga pants and reacquainting yourself with your work wardrobe. If you’re planning a pregnancy or starting the adoption process, it’s never too early to plan time away from work […]

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How To Cope With Anxiety As A Mother

Anxiety as a mother, is prevalent in our modern society. It’s a real thing. For many people, ‘being a mother’ and ‘anxiety’ seem to go hand in hand.  Two years ago I didn’t even know that anxiety was a recognised mental health condition. All I knew was that I hated the monster I turned into when […]

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10 Tips for Surviving the First Week of Motherhood

That first week coming home with your new bundle of joy brings so many emotions that it’s hard to figure out where to start. Here are a few tips to get you going…   Prepare Beforehand We all know those last few weeks of pregnancy can be tough, but trust me! You will be grateful […]

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6 Ways Mums Can Earn a Significant Side Income

Source Pexels From wiping snotty noses, to juggling diapers, lunches, and laundry – being a mom is generally a full-time job that we can’t exactly take a long break from. Our children need our attention and our presence, but they also need clothes, books, medicine, and a whole slew of other things that might not […]

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Scientifically Proven Ways To Be Happy

I’m very excited to share this information from the course I am currently revising (MSc Behavioural Decision Science). Recently my reading assignments have been about happiness. In particular, I have read one study in the American Psychologist called “If we are so rich, why aren’t we happy?” (Csikszentmihalyi, M.) and another one in the Journal of Consumer Psychology called “If money […]

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The Roles We Play #PressForProgress

My role as “woman” and “mother” has been unconventional. I still remember the terrified look on my mother’s face when I walked on stage to accept my 2nd grade blue honor roll award in a big white t-shirt that fell down to my knees, baggy long skater shorts, and a backwards Giants hat. A tomboy […]

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The Cost of Children VS The Value of Children

I recently heard a couple of discussions on the radio about family sizes and the cost of children. I’m trying to figure out whether or not I chose to have my four kids (I do choose to keep them though), I certainly was clueless about how much it would cost us, financially, emotionally and physically. […]

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For most mothers, especially new ones, giving birth is a joyous occasion. It is one of life’s treasured moments. After months of anticipation, your bundle of joy is now in your arms. Life will never be the same again. Along with the new addition to your family comes new challenges. Adjustments have to be made and priorities will need to be rearranged. With all the commotion that comes with a new baby, there is a tendency to forget one important factor: caring for yourself.

Caring for Yourself when You’re Caring for a Newborn

For most mothers, especially new ones, giving birth is a joyous occasion. It is one of life’s treasured moments. After months of anticipation, your bundle of joy is now in your arms. Life will never be the same again. Along with the new addition to your family comes new challenges. Adjustments have to be made […]

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Please Don't Stop the Music How To Go Out When You're A Parent

Please Don’t Stop the Music – How to Go Out When You’re A Parent

Things I miss since becoming a parent number eleventy billion – going to live music gigs.  Don’t get me wrong, the Peppa Pig soundtrack that is a gentle and constant background in our home is an auditory delight, but it wouldn’t be my Spotify choice (fact – having kids messes with the algorithm).  And so I […]

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10 Super Tips for Surviving the First Week

10 Super Tips to Surviving the First Week

That first week coming home with your new bundle of joy brings so many emotions that it’s hard to figure out where to start. Here are a few tips to get you going… Prepare Beforehand We all know those last few weeks of pregnancy can be tough, but trust me! You will be grateful for the prep […]

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