Reinventing yourself after children

by With Australian women having babies later in life, they are also returning to work at an older age. And that may mean starting all over at 40-plus in the job-seeking market. “It is daunting,” says Jacqueline Smart Ferguson, who recently facilitated […]

Diagnosis: spirited

by I have what they politely call ‘spirited’ children. You know the ones: the type checkout operators suddenly open extra lanes for, that you hear coming before they arrive. Children that, while others sip babycinos on their mother’s laps, are hell-bent trying […]

Tips for a new or struggling grandparent

by How did you feel when you first became a grandparent? If it hasn’t happened, how do you think you will feel? Joyous, elated, reborn, protective, in love with new love? For me all my maternal, protective instincts returned. With this came […]

What I learned from my children

by Breathe. That’s the advice former Brisbane girl, renowned television personality and performer, Shelley Craft wants to share with women everywhere! Shelley will be in Brisbane from 4 – 6 March performing with her band, Animals Rock at the Essential Baby & […]

Stay strong, you’re doing a great job mum

by Stay Strong Mummy! Yes, you… you’re doing a brilliant job. That’s the message from Kimberley Welman, creator of Stay Strong Mummy blog. “I don’t think mums can hear it enough,” Kimberley says. “Its’ a big job, the best job in the […]

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