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Missed miscarriage – a mighty cruel trick

Missed miscarriage – a mighty cruel trick

Motherhood

It’s our 12-week pregnancy scan. The sonographer has gone from perky to slightly quiet, but he doesn’t need to say much really because I know what I’m seeing on that screen just isn’t right.

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Social media and perception - when the picture doesn't tell the whole story

Social media and perception - when the picture doesn't tell the whole story

Motherhood

If we look at Facebook and Instagram we see the greatest version of someone else’s life.  And sometimes that isn’t empowering, it isn’t confidence building and it doesn’t make us feel too good about our own self and our own often 'seemingly boring lives'

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When I grow up, I don’t want to be a princess

When I grow up, I don’t want to be a princess

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Disney’s got a lot to answer for really. Lose a glass slipper, kiss a frog, chow down on a poison apple and hey presto, sooner or later you’ll live happily ever after as a princess.

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A day in the life of a carer

A day in the life of a carer

Health

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I want to tell you about a carer I know pretty well - my mum

I want to tell you about a carer I know pretty well - my mum

Inspiring Women

This week is National Carers Week, a time to recognise and celebrate the outstanding contribution unpaid carers make to our nation

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8 simple ways to improve your life in 8 days (and make you much happier)

8 simple ways to improve your life in 8 days (and make you much happier)

Health

While a surplus of books has been written on the topic of happiness, here's a simple working template that anyone can put into action, starting today.

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When my mum showed me some old pics of herself I realised (shock horror) that she had a life before me

When my mum showed me some old pics of herself I realised (shock horror) that she had a life before me

Motherhood

Our kids only know us as we are today - they don't see the people that we once were

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When push comes to shove, what would you take?

When push comes to shove, what would you take?

Relationships

Possessions are nice but when the time comes, they don't warrant a second thought.

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Mark Cuban offers up a surprisingly simple take on success

Mark Cuban offers up a surprisingly simple take on success

Career

Mark Cuban says one powerful habit separates successful people from everyone else - it's what happens between your ears that matters most.

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We've come a long way, baby

We've come a long way, baby

Motherhood

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Building resilience sometimes means not showing up for everything

Building resilience sometimes means not showing up for everything

Motherhood

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The 1955's guide to being a good wife. Clearly I've failed...

The 1955's guide to being a good wife. Clearly I've failed...

Relationships

Clearly I’m a bad wife. And so are most of the women I know. That is, if you take notice of the article titled ‘The Good Wife’s Guide’ which featured in the 1955’s May edition of Housekeeping Monthly.

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The stats we must all know about

The stats we must all know about

Health

I knew the statistics were bad yet I didn’t realise just how prevalent...

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Warren Buffett says this 1 simple habit separates successful people from everyone else

Warren Buffett says this 1 simple habit separates successful people from everyone else

Career

The 87-year-old chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway once gave us a breakthrough principle of taking charge of one's life. Let's revisit it.

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How much unpaid work are you doing exactly?

How much unpaid work are you doing exactly?

Motherhood

Whip out the excel spreadsheet and start tallying up those unpaid chores, because a recent study on behalf of the Victorian Government illustrates how unpaid work saves the economy billions; and by large, women are the ones shouldering the load.

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Vale Margaret Fulton – The maker of the modern cook

Vale Margaret Fulton – The maker of the modern cook

Inspiring Women

Go on…think back to the recipe shelves of your childhood kitchen and mentally search for that book that took pride of place in the collection. Rivalling an encyclopedia in size and introducing all new flavours to the 1970s household, it was the Margaret Fulton Cookbook.

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Feeling like a failure

Feeling like a failure

Health

The other week I read an article on this site talking about an uber successful woman who manages so many things but was brought to tears because she forgot her son’s soccer game one Saturday. I laughed when I read it and then moved on to something else. But here’s the thing. For some reason I keep coming back to that article. About how she said she felt she had let her son down, how she had focused on the negatives for the week.

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To shake or not to shake - the biggest question in the world of sports

To shake or not to shake - the biggest question in the world of sports

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Q&A with Megan Castran Pt 2

Q&A with Megan Castran Pt 2

Inspiring Women

Read more on Megan's beautiful friendship with Oprah and what makes Megan a dear molly #inspiringwomen.

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When the star factor lets you down

When the star factor lets you down

What's Trending

Gwyneth Paltrow has come under fire after she charged fans more than $8000 to attend a Goop retreat.

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Q&A with Megan Castran Part 1

Q&A with Megan Castran Part 1

Inspiring Women

She’s been dubbed ‘Oprah’s best Aussie mate’, but after sitting down with Megan Castran over her drink of choice (espresso martini), I soon learnt that there is much more to this incredibly self-made woman.

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Why do we so often focus on our 'failures' for the week?

Why do we so often focus on our 'failures' for the week?

Motherhood

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Of Play Doh and dragon poop

Of Play Doh and dragon poop

Motherhood

“Can you play with me, mamma? Or you won’t?”

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My experience on a 3 day juice fast

My experience on a 3 day juice fast

Health

If you want to know what really goes on during a 3 day juice fast, settle in and read on....

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Interview with Jane Caro Part 2

Interview with Jane Caro Part 2

Inspiring Women

Our founder, Clare Sultmann sat down with social commentator, author, feminist and lecturer Jane Caro about Jane’s new book ‘The Accidental Feminist’ which is flying off the shelves. Over coffee, Jane and Clare discussed the book and all things women.

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When leaders were icons – why I’ll miss Bob Hawke

When leaders were icons – why I’ll miss Bob Hawke

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He was larger than life, a larrikin, a calculating politician and a lad in an era long before the polish of polls and popularity.

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I Suffered an Unimaginable Loss While Running a Company — Here’s What I Learned

I Suffered an Unimaginable Loss While Running a Company — Here’s What I Learned

Health

When Sleep Number CEO Shelly Ibach lost her husband of 34 years, she had to make a choice between eternal grief and life. She found her answer in nature.

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Set the alarm pull on the ugg boots and pop on the kettle for what we hope is one helluva Barty Party

Set the alarm pull on the ugg boots and pop on the kettle for what we hope is one helluva Barty Party

What's Trending

Let's hope its a Barty Party tonight!

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Why women should shout their miscarriage...

Why women should shout their miscarriage...

Health

When we talk about a taboo, a common subject that affects more women than we realise, we take away the shame and the guilt.

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The power of silence

The power of silence

Career

Remaining silent is more powerful than we know.

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Does the ghost of friendships past haunt us?

Does the ghost of friendships past haunt us?

Relationships

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Interview with Jane Caro Part 1

Interview with Jane Caro Part 1

Inspiring Women

Our founder, Clare Sultmann sat down with social commentator, author, feminist and lecturer Jane Caro about Jane’s new book ‘The Accidental Feminist’ which is flying off the shelves. Over a coffee Jane and Clare discussed the book and all things women.

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What Bill didn’t realise about the psyche of Australian people

What Bill didn’t realise about the psyche of Australian people

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Every poll, every survey, every voter and least of all the man himself thought Labor would win and win easily the Federal election...

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Always remain 'coachable'. You'll be better off for it

Always remain 'coachable'. You'll be better off for it

What's Trending

Sometimes a quote on social media makes you stop, sit up and listen. For me, a quote shared by a friend did just that.

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Weddings are optional but funerals are mandatory

Weddings are optional but funerals are mandatory

Relationships

You see, you don’t always have to go to the wedding, but hell if someone dies, then attend the funeral.

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If you can’t say anything nice…and other wonderful pieces of motherly advice

If you can’t say anything nice…and other wonderful pieces of motherly advice

Motherhood

Well, with Mother’s Day tomorrow, it’s as good a time as any to reflect on some of the best...  

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Why you should attend your High School Reunion

Why you should attend your High School Reunion

Relationships

The relationship we have with the people we went to school with is unique and invaluable. Here's why.

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Sanity versus Vanity?

Sanity versus Vanity?

Health

For most of us, the choice is simple - sanity wins out every day of the week. For others, the lines are a little blurrier...

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Time stops for no-one and nothing

Time stops for no-one and nothing

Spirituality

Don't die with the music in you.

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Five ways children wreck your teeth

Five ways children wreck your teeth

Motherhood

As much as they make you smile, children truly wreck your teeth. Here’s how…

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A comeback for the ages

A comeback for the ages

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You may shoot me with your words,
You may cut me with your eyes,
You may kill me with your hatefulness,
But still, like air, I’ll rise.

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Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

Health

April is Autism Awareness month. Let's bring light on Autism and all that it means for so many in our community.

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Criticism- how to handle it and the questions to ask yourself when you receive it

Criticism- how to handle it and the questions to ask yourself when you receive it

What's Trending

When you are getting down about online criticism or abuse, ask yourselves three questions....

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It’s a disease, not just another ‘women’s issue’

It’s a disease, not just another ‘women’s issue’

Health

Linda Reed-Enever is one of those energetic, effervescent people who barely misses a beat. She’s fun, lively, a successful businesswoman and effortlessly humorous, but she has also spent all her adult life grappling with endometriosis – a condition that affects one in 10 Australian women.

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An insight into endometriosis

An insight into endometriosis

Health

This painful, incurable condition affects an estimated one in 10 Australian women and 176 million women worldwide, jeopardising their fertility and also impacting their everyday life.

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Women who work long hours (in the workforce) have been found to have a higher risk of depression than their male counterparts

Women who work long hours (in the workforce) have been found to have a higher risk of depression than their male counterparts

Health

Women who work long hours have a higher risk of depression than men, study finds. With everything else they have to contend with, it's no wonder...

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Jacinda Ardern take a bow

Jacinda Ardern take a bow

What's Trending

In a time when we are all seeking leadership, look no further than Jacinda Ardern, whose actions over the past few days have caused us all to sit up and take note.

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So Lonely

So Lonely

Motherhood

Of course, the irony is, had either of us spoken up and mentioned it at the time, we would have realised we were far from alone…

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The glory days are ahead of us not behind

The glory days are ahead of us not behind

What's Trending

Let's change from 'remember when' or 'I wish I could have done that' to 'I've done' or 'I'm doing'!!

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