how to save money on maternity leave

How to save money on Maternity Leave

… and still have a life Recently a pregnant friend asked me how I felt in the lead-up to going on maternity leave. I thought about it for a few moments, before describing it as a combination of slight panic and nervous excitement at the...

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Noosa with kids

Why you should visit Noosa for your next family holiday

I am thinking I am not alone when saying the first year of parenting can pass in a haze of sleep deprivation, active wear (minus the exercise) and a mixture of anxiety and excitement for outings?  Not surprisingly we made it to November before even...

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Beauty products for new mums

Win #mumlife beauty essentials

If you read our recent story by our resident beauty expert Catherine, (click here if you missed it) and liked what you saw, then this is the competition for you!!! While beauty products and self-care may be on the bottom of your to-do list whilst...

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8 Beauty products for new mums

8 Beauty Products for New Mums

I remember the first few days in hospital after giving birth to my daughter. I had to have a caesarean, so a shower was out of the question until the following day, and when I could finally manage to tear my eyes away from my...

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travelling to the middle east with a toddler

Visiting the Middle East with a Toddler

Long haul flights are such a tiring experience. Being cooped up for hours on end in a confined space without fresh air,  very limited space to stretch your legs, and not much more than a television screen and frequent snacking on borderline inedible food for...

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Family picnic ideas, recipes and tips

Your guide to the best Summer Family Picnic

There is literally no way to bring us down this time of year. The sun is shining, the kids are running through the sprinklers, and the farmer’s market is quite literally bursting at the seams with fresh produce. As a result, we’re walking around with an...

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why does time go so fast?

Slowing down in 2018

Why is it that time seems to go faster as we get older? When we were children, the summer holidays seemed to last forever, and the wait between Christmases felt like an eternity. So why is it that when we get older, the time just...

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Best Christmas Windows 2017

The best Christmas windows around the world

There are lots of little ways to get in the festive spirit —maybe you get in the spirit of the season by decorating your Christmas tree, or practicing your carols. But perhaps my favourite of all is going in to the city and seeing all...

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