Self care

Self care

13 Books Every Mum Should Read!

What are the best books for mums which aren’t about motherhood or parenting? So many mums I speak with share how they lost themselves as a mother, have no time and don’t pursue their own interests anymore. Their health, hobbies and needs are second to everyone else in the family. Often, they feel exhausted, worn […]

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Self care

How to ‘find yourself’ as a mum on a limited income

How to save time, spoil yourself and be the mum/woman you want to be when you’re broke! Being a mother is a full-time job, on top of work, relationships, hobbies and your own interests. It is one not everyone wants or is able to do. While it requires sacrifice, putting others needs before our owns […]

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Self care

How to get a mum break

You love your kids, but sometimes you want some time out or a holiday away on your own. Or a ‘girls night out’ which can simply be hanging out with friends. The budget doesn’t always stretch to accommodate this, so here are some ways you can make it happen! I cover everything from getting money […]

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18 time saving tips for busy mums: how to save 15 hours a week or more

What would you do if you had more time each week? One of the biggest issues I hear mums mention is they don’t have enough time to do everything. What if you could have an extra 15 hours a week, what would you do with that time? A recent study in the US showed mums […]

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Self care

How to be a Supermum!

You know her – the mum who works full time, makes cupcakes in the shape of whatever her kids want, organises perfect birthday parties, has an immaculate home,  eats Paleo/sugar free/dairy free/wheat free/vegan/whatever and always looks like she’s just stepped out of a fashion magazine! She smiles and everything appears perfect? You know her, she’s the woman that many of us put pressure […]

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How to get money for Christmas

What can you do if you have no money for Christmas? Christmas is fast approaching and for many, it’s not an easy time of year. Finances are strapped, expectations are high and for some, a drastic change in circumstances means Christmas might not be all you’d hoped for. *Limited time $75 offer. We just got […]

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Beauty
Health
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Winter haircare on a budget

Winter is coming, and along with it dry, frizzy, fly-away hair. You could spend oodles of money on expensive products that are full of questionable ingredients. You could deal with the fact that winter hair is just no fun, and sit around yearning for spring. Or, you could get the best of both worlds by […]

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Why are you so stressed?

Surveys have shown Australian stress levels keep rising. Anecdotally, most of the people I speak to have said they are stressed and it seems to be the same things are stressing them – finance, family, no ‘me-time’, work stress and in general feeling overwhelmed. Why are we so stressed? As a mum, I know I […]

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6 ways to look expensive on a budget

Ever wondered why some people always look chic and gorgeous and you just know that they are not rolling in the dough? Great news! You can too, here are 6 ways you can come across as expensive without busting the bank. Work your collars A classic and crisp white button up is an easy way […]

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Beauty
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7 Thrifty Ways To Treat Yourself

Every now and then I need a pick-me-up or treat!  I would love to treat myself to a shopping spree, designer clothes, pamper packages and more … but unfortunately, our budget has placed priorities elsewhere. So I’m going to compile a list of thrifty, indulgent treats to select from – to have on hand when […]

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