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Top baby gift ideas new parents will love

Buying a gift for a new baby can be hard. You want it to be special. But also practical. And during this strange and uncertain time, it is so necessary to find little pockets of joy to cheer ourselves and our friends up! And even...

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Thinking of your relationships as self care

In 2015 when I had my first son, due to a variety of factors, including lack of sleep, I was exhausted beyond belief. I was saddened because I was struggling to breastfeed and felt completely disconnected from my body. But at the same time, I...

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Spring clean your house and your mind

The flowers and blossoming and the bees are buzzing and while it’s not quite bikini weather just yet, the new season has got us with a spring in our step (pardon the pun), and it’s impossible to ignore that fresh sensation that the warmer weather...

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high functioning mothers on R U OK day


This morning I dropped my son off at preschool in full head to toe yellow. It was quite the sight. Yellow shorts with a clashing mustard t-shirt emblazoned with a slogan saying “Sugar made me do it”. But despite the intensity of the outfit, I...

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Maintaining Hope during the Pandemic

Balancing the demands of motherhood has never been easy. But just when you thought life was getting a bit easier and some normality was resuming, BAM! COVID is back again with incredible force. This was expected to some degree once restrictions were lifted, but the impact...

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It’s ok to be a mess sometimes

It’s ok to be a mess sometimes ????????????✨ I think everyone at the moment has been going through some major ups and downs lately. Going from extreme happiness and gratitude to being pretty low and down in the dumps. Anyone else embracing their ugly cry...

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MUMOKI Moment #24

“Becoming a mother gives you so much more strength than you thought you had, you learn that you’re actually more capable than ever.” – Emily Blunt   Choose your moments, words, and time wisely. I have been making a real effort not to spend too...

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Mumoki Moment #23

This is your reminder to rest, take a safe walk outside and catch up with a friend online.   I read a collection of essays recently in the NY Times that beautifully illustrates all the ways motherhood changes us — our instincts, our fears, our...

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