Me Time


Each week I set aside a night when my toddler is in bed and my husband is in charge of baby Theo for a couple of hours. During this time, I paint my nails. It makes me feel like a human for a little w ...

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5 best buys for mum and baby


We take a sneak peek inside Weleda's beauty cabinet to choose our top 5 products for both mum and baby.

Catherine Cameron's Take on Supermums

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Recently I was invited to catch up with friends over some afternoon drinks. Although my toddler is always welcome to join me on such events, what the host doesn’t realise is how said toddler will alte ...

Catherine Cameron's Take on the Impact of Sleep Deprivation

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Our blogger, Cathy, shares her experiences of motherhood and sleep deprivation.

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Catherine Cameron's Take on Balancing Career and Motherhood

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"Today I feel ready to return to the workforce. But things have changed." Catherine Cameron discusses gender roles and juggling a career whilst being a mother.

Catherine Cameron: Living with Marge

Catherine Cameron's Take on Parenthood's Expectation on Mothers

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Catherine Cameron discusses the mental load that accompanies motherhood.

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Catherine Cameron's Take on Motherhood's Impact on Identity

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Catherine Cameron discusses how motherhood can bring with it a different, new identity, one who you have never met before.

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Catherine Cameron's Take on Postnatal Anxiety

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Our wonderful blogger, Catherine Cameron, discusses the impact that postpartum ignorance can have on mothers.

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Catherine Cameron's Take on Baby's First Birthday

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Our blogger, Catherine Cameron pens a letter to her one year old daughter.

Catherine Cameron's Take on Mum Guilt

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Do you experience mum guilt? Our blogger, Catherine Cameron, asks, why are we so hard on ourselves?

Catherine Cameron's Take on the Magic of Naps

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I have a confession to make. I have become a slave to my baby's naps, explains Catherine Cameron.

Catherine Cameron's Take on Creating a Mums Support Network

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Our blogger, Cathy discusses evolving and new friendships through motherhood in her latest blog.

Catherine Cameron's Take on the Impact of Motherhood on Relationships

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Although raising a child is one of the most rewarding gifts life has to offer, many first time parents aren’t aware of the challenges their relationships will face, as they experience the rollercoaste ...

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Catherine Cameron's Take on Rules and the Reality of Parenting

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Our blogger Cathy on the rules she made before becoming a mum, versus the "cup of cold reality" that quickly brought her to her senses.

Catherine Cameron's Take on Becoming a Mother

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Introducing our new blogger Catherine from the The Sweetest Devotion! This week she shares some of the things she has come to understand only since becoming a mother.

Catherine Cameron's Take on Being a Part Time Mum

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'If only I had known' is Catherine Cameron's latest blog on the overwhelming transition of returning to work. The struggle to come to terms with the new role of part time mum and the realisation admit ...

Catherine Cameron: She makes me

Catherine Cameron's Take on Returning to Work

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Catherine Cameron discusses how life changes when you have a baby, and how in turn, you change as a person.

Catherine Cameron's Take on Feeding a Toddler


Catherine Cameron talks about her experience of trying to feed her fussy toddler and the pressure to be a 'gourmet mummy'.

Catherine Cameron's Take on Mum Goggles

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Recently, my sister and I took our toddlers for a walk to buy a morning coffee. As we walked, my sister asked if I had a preference as to where we might dine.“Somewhere with good high chairs,” I repli ...

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Life in a campervan, pregnant and with a toddler

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In the second trimester, most parents would be attending regular midwife appointments and starting to think about their nursery, but Marcela and David had another plan...

Step aside sanctimommy

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People talk a lot about the competitive side of parenting but, Casey McPike points out, it also brings us together.

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6 Tips for surviving modern parenting

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Parenting practices have moved on since we were babies and one of the biggest differences is how much pressure parents put on themselves. Here are some practical tips to help you cope with some of the ...

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Catherine Cameron's Take on Sleep Deprivation


We really need to talk about sleep deprivation. Every single person on this planet has experienced some form of tiredness due to lack of sleep. But the tiredness, no the exhaustion that comes with mot ...

Catherine Cameron on walking away from the rat race and owning motherhood

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Catherine Cameron's latest piece touches on her struggle juggling work and family, an ultimately her choice to leave her career behind.

How to Support a Healthy Pregnancy


Your lifestyle after conception is just as important as before, to support a healthy pregnancy and baby.

Five Eating Essentials for Pregnancy


Your pregnant body will be at its most healthy when it has a good balance of essential nutrients readily available and we get our essential nutrients by eating a good variety of foods.

Breast Changes during Pregnancy


Pregnancy brings with it a whole host of body changes, and the first one to show will most probably be your breasts. Learn what is to be expected during this time.

Winter Warming Foods

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In winter it’s easy to turn to heavy comfort foods such as pasta bakes or pizza that sometimes aren’t ideal for warding off winter ills.

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Dad's Take: Wallace Chapman

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In the hot seat for our dad's questionnaire is Wallace Chapman, TV personality and host of Sunday Morning on Radio New Zealand.

Midwife 101, what to know and expect


So you're thinking about or you’ve opted for a midwife; what happens next? We talk to Matty Van Oosterom, LMC midwife.