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Three dessert hacks - made in under 10 Minutes - you really need in your life!

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Three dessert hacks - made in under 10 Minutes - you really need in your life!

BC (Before Children) I was a baking Queen. I enjoyed whiling away a Saturday afternoon rocking out the latest Donna Hay, Phillipa Grogan or Nigella number. And I was good at it! However the thought of baking anything of complexity with two kids underfoot fills me with terror. Not to mention the post event clean-up where I am usually wiping down cupboards for days!  If you happen to find yourself in the same boat, or just looking for some simple sweets to whip up this winter, then here are three awesomely easy recipes just for you: 1. Jen's Tim Tam Truffles ...

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Five essential breast feeding hacks to save your sanity

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Five essential breast feeding hacks to save your sanity

Along with the beautiful bond of breast feeding, comes a whole range of new things to learn. It's a complex time and it's not always as easy as you might have thought. For a lucky few it's painless and straight forward, but for the rest of us there are many hurdles to overcome to breast feed successfully.  From our dedicated Mamma forum, these are our best ideas to help get you on your way:  Hack How it works  Water Drink, drink and drink! Breast feeding can be dehydrating for Mums. To keep your supply up and to stay well, you...

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Vege Biscuits for Fussy Kids

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Vege Biscuits for Fussy Kids

Mornings can be tough, especially with a fussy toddler at hand. If you need something with low GI, that will fill little tummies with much needed nutrients, then this one is for you.  Best of all this one has all the kinds of things you usually have at home in the pantry and fridge. It freezes well and is great to make in bulk for lunch boxes too.  Ingredients 1 Banana 1 cup Zucchini 1 Egg 1 cup Oats, quick-cooking 1/2 tsp Baking soda 1 cup Chocolate chips, semisweet 1 tsp Cinnamon 2 cups Flour 1/4 tsp Salt 1/4 cup...

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Important Things Parents Need To Know About Sick Kids

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Important Things Parents Need To Know About Sick Kids

Much to my Mothers dismay, I’m the kind of parent that doesn’t run to the Doctors at the first sign of sniffle or cough. I believe that children need to build up their immunity; in the first six months at Childcare and School this happens a-lot!  What you need to know about Sick Kids They almost always bounce back quickly. A baby or a child who is unwell in the morning, might be good as gold in the afternoon. When they are lethargic and it lingers for more than a day or so, this is a sign you might need...

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How to keep your sanity when you are a Mum of FIVE boys

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How to keep your sanity when you are a Mum of FIVE boys

Ever wondered how someone with five children gets through each day? I took the opportunity to ask an extraordinary Mum about her experience, and what she would recommend to new Mums starting out their journey. Nicole, a Mum of five boys (I know, right!) spoke openly to me about parenting en masse and creating a harmonious blended family. Let me preface this by saying Nic is intimidatingly gorgeous. Beyond her stunning figure, warm smile and oh-so-on-trend style, she is honest, funny and kind. She's the kind of girl you want to hang out with and someone who makes you feel...

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