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The online community connecting mums! Connect2mums is a place where you can read articles, join discussions, enter great competitions! We publish an online magazine filled with articles, interviews & inspiration. There’s something for every Mum! And its FREE to join here!
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Back To School: The Perfect Time To Hire An Au Pair

With the school holidays over and a new school year beginning, it’s time to get back into your routines. The thought of getting the whole house ready and to school and work on time can sometimes feel overwhelming but have you thought about hiring an au pair to lighten the load? Having an extra pair […]

Jodi Gibson

Social Media 101: Getting it Right

If you are using social media as a way to spread your message, be it your blog, your business or your professional platform the one thing you need to understand is that social media is not a ‘quick fix’ marketing strategy. It is not just a case of joining up to Facebook and Twitter and […]


The Gift of 24 – 24 Hours Complaint Free

A challenge like no other – debates ensued, tears of frustration ran down the faces of participants, jumps for joy could be heard causing a 7 on the Richter scale, relationships breaking all over the world and a general sense of achievement and “we must do this again” – can be heard worldwide due to […]

Tracey Regan

Reading Together

As parents, we all know that it’s important to read with our children everyday, but do you know why it’s so important? In our busy world, it’s often easy to get caught up in the rush of getting things done and I’m guilty of that too. By the time you get home, clean the house, […]


“Sustainability Rules of Thumb” in Modern Busy Families

Do you have major power over the buying decisions, perhaps within a budget constraint dictated by your partner or perhaps you worked it out together or perhaps you worked it out because your partner is like mine! (He has no mind for money matters other than spending it.) You have probably heard all those strange […]


‘The Worst Pain in the World’

Reading books together is such a magical experience for both children and adults. This closeness and bonding time is also the perfect opportunity to read about topics that would otherwise be missed. My love of meaningful children’s books is what has driven me to become a children’s book author and illustrator creating important topical books […]


Does Summer Leave You Feeling a Little Fruity?

As summer rolls around for me every year, I take delight in walking through the fresh produce section and the amazing smells of peaches, mangos and all things summer. I get inspired, I gain more “bounce” in my step and suddenly everything I touch has more energy and more flair. Summer for me is my […]


5 Things I Wish I’d Known Sooner As An Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs are awesome people. They’re the most resourceful, non-conforming badasses out there. If you’re reading this then you either are one, know one, or secretly want to be one. And I see you, I’m cheering wildly from the sidelines for you. Sure some of you might have short attention spans, but don’t let that take […]


0 – 14 in 4 minutes, incredible footage of a girls childhood from baby to teenager

Incredible footage of childhood flashing before your eyes as this girl grows from 0 – 14 in 4 minutes! Tweet

Vegetarian Peri Peri Fritters

Cooking: Vegetarian Peri Peri fritters

Vegetarian Peri Peri fritters I love peri peri but I don’t eat chicken! So I’ve created a vegetarian recipe that incorporates my love for peri peri too. Super quick and easy to make and the kids love these too, perfect for an easy week night meal if you’re looking for something different to make the […]

Sonja Bella

Sonja Bella: How health became my life

I recently caught up with Sonja Bella to talk about her amazing career in the health and fitness industry and why she’s so passionate about helping women lead healthier lives. Tell us a bit about yourself and your business Sonja My name is Sonja Bella, I am the Founder and CEO of the Australian Institute […]

MongoliAid internationall

Water for Mongolia: Australian school students invited to help make it happen

      Cairns based organisation MongoliAid wants 400 schools across the country to raise $500 each to help build wells in Mongolia’s Gobi desert region. The organisation’s Barry Jiggins says it is all about getting fresh water into the country’s schools. “I have been going to Mongolia for the better part of 10 years […]

2014 your year to shine

Mumpreneurs: make 2014 your year to SHINE! AusMumpreneur 6 week challenge SPECIAL OFFER

  Are you ready to make your small business a HUGE success? Join the AusMumpreneur 6 week challenge to start your year with the tools to create the business and lifestyle you’ve been dreaming of! * Set your goals and action plan for the year ahead *Develop the sales strategy for your best year ever […]

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The Body Image Movement: Taryn Brumfitt

I recently had a chat with body love advocate Taryn Brumfitt of the Body Image Movement about why we should love our bodies no matter what stage of life we are at and how to love ourselves more. Taryn, tell us how your journey to begin the Body Image movement began: The Body Image Movement […]



Primary schools across Australia have been learning about the importance of charitable giving in the lead up to Christmas, thanks to a new school program run by Disney’s Club Penguin. Launching to over 1,800 primary schools nationally in term four, the program will see the roll out of term based activity resources designed to teach […]


Christmas Gift Guide: Milk & Love Maternity Dress

Milk & Love Stylish Maternity & Nursing Dress Classy or casual, wear it however you like. The stylish Zahra Appliqué maternity and breastfeeding dress is flattering and easy to nurse in. We love the eco-friendly bamboo fabric that creates a silky smooth finish to drape beautifully and stays lovely and cool all summer long. This […]

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Featured Business: MarketAustralia

Market Australia Shop.Com Specialising in household cleaning supplies, jewellery, personal care products, auto care, cosmetics,nutritional supplements, custom websites, water purifiers, weight management, and more. Built on Product. Powered by People. Market Australia is a product brokerage and Internet marketing company specializing in One-to-One Marketing and a subsidiary of Market America Worldwide, Inc. As a product brokerage company, Market Australia […]


{Promotion} Get your brand in front of mums just in time for Back to School!

We’re featuring the 20 best back to school products in our Back to School guide on the blog throughout December & January! We’re looking for the coolest: backpacks, lunch bags, lunch boxes, fruit & snack containers, drink bottles, shoes, hair accessories, hats, pencil cases, pencils, notebooks, stationery, laptops, tablets, phone, laptop & tablet cases, sunsafe […]

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#WIN A $400 Shopping Spree thanks to AVERY Office Products

Avery’s ‘Stand Out Amongst the Crowd’ Competition  Avery Office Products is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of self-adhesive printable labels and labelling software. Their label solutions cover areas such as mailing, shipping, branding and merchandising, filing, organisation and identification. They also provide a wide range of home and office solutions such as files and […]


Christmas Gift Guide: Highland Titles Scottish Laird or Lady

  A pair of fun Titles of Scottish Laird & Lady Giving Gifts is proud to offer this fun couples gift as something that is just that little bit unique. Scottish landowners have long been called Lairds – shame to miss out on such a title so we are making the descriptive title of Laird, […]

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Facebook live chat event: ‘How to get more sleep!’ with children’s sleep specialist Helen Stevens

Baby sleep problems are reported by up to 40% of families, so if you are struggling, you are far from alone. To help families, we have arranged for sleep specialist Helen Stevens from Safe Sleep Space to chat live on our Connect2mums Facebook Page from 8.30pm on December 4th for 1 hour. This is a unique opportunity to speak […]


Featured Business: Body & Soul by Tjanara

  Nutritional Cleansing 30day Pack  Isagenix are the World Leaders in Nutritional Cleansing, with Jana Pittman & Natalie Cook as Aussie Ambassadors: this system gently cleanses toxins, while flooding your body with dense organic nutrients and minerals, on a cellular level. ‘Cleanse and replenish’ HEALTH BENEFITS: Improved body function Clarity and focus of mind Increased energy […]