motherhood

The pressure to be the perfect mum

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Do you feel like you need to be the perfect mum? You are not alone. We are all going through it. According to a latest research, eight in 10 mums feel the pressure to be the perfect parent. This is up from 67 per cent a generation ago. That’s a…

The Guide to Finding Yourself Again

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There is a generation of women who feel as if they are coming last in every aspect of their lives. Their days are filled with the heaviness of looking after everyone else. The concept of self-care or ‘me time’ feels like a cruel luxury only celebrities and the Instagram It-Girls…

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All I want for Mother’s Day…

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Well well well. It’s that time of the year again when Clueless Husbands maniacally search Google Land for the perfect Mother’s Day gifts. Fear not, CH’s. I’m here today to make your frantic search a little bit easier. You are most welcome! Feel free to bookmark this page now. Go…

The importance of learning through play

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We all know the importance of learning through play. But how do you spark your child’s interest and imagination? We invited founder and director of Kids First Children’s Services, Sonja Walker, to talk to us about play, picking the right toys and that issue with screen time. The organisation is a…

Don’t be a martyr

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Martyrs drive me nuts. But I have a confession to make: I may be the worst of them. (I even made myself sick with it last year.) Some people think mother comes from the word martyr and that, as a result, we are somehow politically required to crucify ourselves every…

Stuff no one told me about having kids

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Before I had children, so many people told me that it is simply impossible to prepare yourself for parenthood. You can think you know what parenting will be, you can read all the websites, all the books, watch all the videos, attend all the seminars, but you still will have…