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Let’s Talk About Postpartum Bodies!

This week something amazing happened on Instagram.  The way I see it, is that social media can be used for two reasons: the power of good and the power of not so good. Of course, it’s everyone’s choice as to what they upload, how they filter and edit their photos and what they decide to [...]

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5 Things We Should Start Saying To Our Body

I have always admired women who can confidently say something they love about themselves. Not in an arrogant way, but in a way that shows they have respect for their body, and see it not only as an exterior, but a vehicle which gets them through daily life. This week, I thought I would challenge [...]

10 Tips for a happier you!

Hey beautiful followers. It’s been a positive week for me. So, whilst I’m on cloud nine, I’d love to share with all of you on how I got there. This week I’m focusing on ‘How To Be Happy in Yourself’. It’s always easy to compare yourself to others, looks-wise, job-wise, raising children-wise, but I’m here [...]

The ‘Reveal’

In our lives, we tend to do a lot of revealing. From excitedly telling your parents when you’ve gotten into your chosen university course, or disclosing to your friends that you’re engaged. Revealing can also be in the form of a big transformation you’ve made, like walking down the aisle on your wedding day, in [...]

Reframing- the answer we’ve all been looking for.

Did you get to speak to your idol at all this week? Someone, you admire and look up to? I did, her name is Turia Pitt, and it was one of the most empowering experiences of my life. Turia is a burns survivor, motivational speaker, athlete, activist and soon to be mum! When I was [...]

Dear Postpartum Body…

Dear Postpartum body, Why do I shame you? My saggy skin and cesarean scar should be considered battle wounds. My boobs don’t feel as perky as they used to be, I’ve tried everything from running, yoga and even detox tea. When I see you in the mirror, sometimes I want to cry, And my mind [...]

Are our children the answer to positive body image?

After my interview with Keely, it got me thinking about how important it is being a role model for your children. Because not only is The Mum Bod Squad a community that aims to inspire mothers to love their bodies, we also hope to entrench these values into our children as well. And as Keely [...]

From Sags To Riches- How One Mummy Is Leading The Way For Positive Body Image

A before and after of Keely's amazing body journey! There’s only so much research and celebrity name dropping that can go into a blog. That’s why I’ve decided to change it up this week, and by change, I mean interviewing a beautiful member of The Mum Bod Squad– Keely. Mother of two beautiful girls and one [...]

When will mothers measure up?

Look at the bags under my eyes. Why do I have so much cellulite? How have I managed to put this much weight on? These stretch marks are hideous! For most mothers and women across Australia, these are the common phrases when confronted by a mirror. And whilst it’s normal to critique yourself every once [...]

We’ll Never Be Royals

It’s been a good news week. Beyoncé celebrated her 36th Birthday on the 4th of September and Kate and Will announced they were adding another royal to the mix! That’s right, another baby is on the way and we couldn’t be more excited for the couple! Of course, the usual royal hysteria has kicked in [...]