Holidays With Baby - That Are Actually Holidays!

Holidays With Baby - That Are Actually Holidays!

Have you ever felt like a holiday with small children is… not exactly a holiday? Sure the kids might have fun but you are parenting without your support network or the equipment and toys you usually rely on. Negotiating jet lag and long distance travel only increase to the not-exactly-a-holiday vibe. Add sleep deprivation, homesickness and the inevitability of someone getting ill and sometimes it feels like you should have just stayed home.

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Podcast - Episode 7 - Interview With Stacey Pine

Podcast - Episode 7 - Interview With Stacey Pine

This episode is part of a series of interviews to answer the question "what does a doula actually do!?" I am often asked by people who want to be doulas how it all works, so I've found some people working as doulas and with Newborn Mothers to tell us what a week in their life looks like. This episode features Stacey Pine, an experienced exercise physiologist based in the Perth, WA, Australia. You can find out more about Stacey at www.progressivemotion.com.au

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Podcast - Episode 6 - Interview With Antonia Anderson

Podcast - Episode 6 - Interview With Antonia Anderson

This episode is part of a series of interviews to answer the question "what does a doula actually do!?" I am often asked by people who want to be doulas how it all works, so I've found some people working as doulas to tell us what a week in their life looks like. This episode features Antonia Anderson, a doula based in the Canberra, ACT, Australia. You can find out more about Antonia at http://peacefulpostnatal.com.au/

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Podcast - Episode 5 - Interview With Kirrah Stewart

Podcast - Episode 5 - Interview With Kirrah Stewart

This episode is part of a series of interviews to answer the question "what does a doula actually do!?" I am often asked by people who want to be doulas how it all works, so I've found some people working as doulas to tell us what a week in their life looks like. This episode features Kirrah Stewart, an experienced doula based in the Northern Rivers region of Northern NSW, Australia. You can find out more about Kirrah at www.doulawisdom.com

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Podcast - Episode 4 - Interview With Jo Hogan

Podcast - Episode 4 - Interview With Jo Hogan

This episode is part of a series of interviews to answer the question "what does a doula actually do!?" I am often asked by people who want to be doulas how it all works, so I've found some people working as doulas to tell us what a week in their life looks like. This episode features Jo Hogan, a doula and massage therapist in Auckland, New Zealand. You can find out more about Jo at www.bellamama.co.nz

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A Holiday With My Husband!

A Holiday With My Husband!

Many mums, myself included, feel guilty for leaving their children in care for anything other than work for money. It's ok to have childcare for your paid job, in fact it's even encouraged with rebates, but it's not socially acceptable to leave your child in care if you need to catch up on sleep or have a massage or reconnect with your partner.

But last week I had the opportunity to test my pre-conceived notions about childcare - I won a 5 day cruise!

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I'm Hiring A Project Manager

I'm Hiring A Project Manager

I’m looking for a Project Manager to create an overall plan for the launch, keep track of all the moving pieces and manage me and my team to ensure we meet our goals with minimum stress. Read more if you think you might be the person for the job.

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Sex and Intimacy After Baby

Sex and Intimacy After Baby

Today's guest post is by Isiah McKimmie. She is a Couples Therapist, Sex Therapist, Sexologist and Coach who has been helping women and couples discover intimacy and lasting desire for over a decade. Find out more at her website.

As a Couples Therapist and Sexologist, most of the people I work with are parents trying to find their intimacy and connection again. It’s a topic rarely written about in parenting books but is vital to your relationship. Truthfully, we all have questions about sex, after children come along.

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Three Nutritious Breakfasts for Newborn Mothers

Three Nutritious Breakfasts for Newborn Mothers

People are very quick to point out that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but let's face it - it can also be the most rushed and least nutritious. When you’ve got kids mornings are often chaotic, and it’s really hard to come up with creative ideas for breakfast when you’ve got no time and plenty of mouths to feed.

If you feel like you are stuck in a tea and toast breakfast rut and need some inspiration, this is the post you’ve been looking for.

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