Women with young kids & teenagers are frustrated about school holidays

New research from 1st for Women has found that while many of the moms surveyed feel positive about school holidays, those with small children...

The importance of free play for babies and children

Fortunately, your baby doesn’t need to hit the gym or sign up for that chubby-cherub-to-buff-baby programme to make exercise a part of their day....

Solutions for my sanity & my kids’ sweet dreams

I always found it strange that my mother would go to sleep after watching Isidingo and having dinner, then rise like the dead at...

Great buys to make your home look more luxurious (even with kids!)

They say a change is as good as a holiday, and since it's almost spring and the time for freshening things up, we've handpicked...

5 easy face masks you can make at home

When it comes to my self-care, there’s not much like a hot bath, glass of wine, book in hand and a face mask. Homemade...

4 myths about breastfeeding & getting a good night’s sleep

Breastfeeding and sleep are thought to be part of two different worlds. Many people will tell you that your child won’t be able to...

Being a superwoman is a lie

As she compares a recent family photo to one from six years ago, doula and homeopath, Dr Taryn Turner reflects on how far she...

8 brilliant productivity apps for moms

Whether it’s managing your family’s busy schedule, keeping a record of your kids’ art, or remembering all your to-dos, we’ve got you covered with...

When is the right time to get your child a smartphone?

Technology has become a way of life, a necessity we simply can’t, or won’t, do without. As we prepare for smart cities of the...

My Velcro baby

I absolutely adore kids – it’s one of the reasons I became a preschool teacher. We just connect and understand one another, so when...