It’s a girl! Welcome to the world Ellsea

  Photo by Paula Andrews Photography, Melbourne I’m delighted to introduce you to my brand new baby daughter, Ellsea Lyra Mitchell. I waited all my life for a daughter, although with 3 sons, I never thought it would happen for me.  After my last son was born we had decided we were all here now […]

Featured Mumpreneur – Pia Argiratos

Pia argiratos and PoweredLife As a working Mum, I know just how helpful are my mobile phone, iPad and other gadgetry. With my mobile technology in hand, I am just a phone call away from childrens’ school, and I can even take a business call while at the park with my kids. My kids are […]

Featured Mumpreneur – Karen Chaston

As a wife, mother and former CFO of a publicly listed company, I know first- hand what adrenalin (stress) does to a woman’s body. I now know that this is the reason why we burn out, feel totally exhausted and why we check out on many levels, emotionally, even at some levels somewhat spiritually. Women […]

{Helping Others} Melbourne charity Off Your Back

We’re proud to support ‘Off your back‘ a Melbourne based charity founded by Tonic Australia’s Toni Joel & Nikki Horovitz, our 2012 AusMumpreneur of the year Award winners. Toni spoke about ‘Off your Back’ at our Melbourne Roadshow Conference earlier this year and explained that they started the charity as a way of helping keep […]

How a humble cardboard box reduced infant mortality, increased pre-natal care & encouraged breastfeeding

For 75 years, Finland’s expectant mothers have been given a box by the state. It’s like a starter kit of clothes, sheets and toys that can even be used as a bed. And some say it helped Finland achieve one of the world’s lowest infant mortality rates. It’s a tradition that dates back to the […]

30 challenges for positive change

image via Scientists have suggested that, with a little willpower, it takes roughly 30 days for a person to form a new habit.  As with mastering anything new, the act of starting and getting beyond the preliminary stage where everything feels awkward is 80% of the battle.  This is precisely why it’s important to make […]

22 things happy people do differently

image via Pinterest - There are two types of people in the world: those who choose to be happy, and those who choose to be unhappy. Contrary to popular belief, happiness doesn’t come from fame, fortune, other people, or material possessions. Rather, it comes from within. The richest person in the world could be miserable […]


TWEENS TAKING TO TECHNOLOGY LIKE TEENS Children as young as eight (tweens) are adopting technology faster than expected, particularly social networking, with 67 per cent revealing they are currently using a social media site. They are also more advanced in their device usage with between three and four internet enabled devices being used by tweens […]

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