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Monday's Mum Profiles

Monday’s Local Mum, Caroline Bilkey

Hi Mums, my name is Caroline. I am originally from New Zealand but have now lived half of my life abroad, settling finally in the beautiful Eastern Suburbs of Sydney 6 years ago. I live in Double Bay with my husband and my 1 year old daughter. As well as our two Labrador’s and two Ragdoll cats. I own and founded Mummy’s Whispers, an agency specialising in postnatal and newborn care. This came after years and years of travelling the world as a Maternity Nurse looking after newborns within homes and many jobs 24 hours / 6 days a week….

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Business & Career, Uncategorized

Free Resume & CV Writing workshop

Need to improve your Resume and CV writing skills? Waverley Library is hosting an event that will help you get a competitive edge. Standing out from the pack in the job market can sometimes be a challenge! Get help and take your first step tighter with Join Mohan Dhall – a Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders, Chartered Manager and university lecturer. Learn how to improve your resume and CV writing skills. Get job ready by covering all the important topics such as: What is a resume/CV? How are resumes/CVs used? What are the critical things needed in…

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Events, Food

Farmer & Son Fresh Produce Markets on McKeon St

Farmers & Son will be at Maroubra Beach Markets on the 1st Sunday of the month, then at McKeon Street Plaza for the remaining Sundays of the month. James Duffell has been selling his family’s produce at Farmers’ Markets in Sydney since 2015 and has since expanded the business to include wholesaling to some of Sydney’s best restaurants, as well as retail home-delivery services and more. Farmer & Son now sells not just their own peaches, apricots, oranges, grapes and sugar plums from their own orchards, but also fresh produce from other farms across NSW and are proud to support…

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Health & Wellbeing

Seatbelt Use During Pregnancy Research Opportunity!

Are you or someone you know ≥20 weeks pregnant? Researchers at Neuroscience Research Australia and The George Institute are seeking volunteers for a study measuring the quality of seatbelt fit and use among pregnant women. Would the research project be a good fit for me? We are looking for women aged 18 or over with a single or multiple pregnancy who are greater than or equal to 20 weeks gestation. They must be willing to attend one lab visit at NeuRA, in Randwick and be able to read English well enough to understand the consent form. What would be involved…

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Monday's Mum Profiles

Monday’s Local Mum, Ella Butow

Hi, I’m Ella, a mum to two energetic boys, 7-year-old Gabriel and 4-year-old Toby. We live in Randwick and have called the Eastern Suburbs home for over 12 years, having moved here from Canberra. Professionally, I work as a midwife and child and family health nurse, and I own a postnatal midwifery business, Get Set Perinatal. My business focuses on supporting families through the fourth trimester, the crucial first 12 weeks following birth. I believe that while a lot of attention and focus is given to pregnancy and birth, the fourth trimester often gets overlooked. I work with women to…

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Family, Health & Wellbeing

Relationship hacks: Why cooking together can keep the fire burning

Successful couples do things together, even when those things aren’t that great. Cooking is a classic example! According to Elizabeth Jane, relationship longevity requires hard work and a commitment to do things together, even when those things may not always work out. The key is to make the effort. Cooking is a classic example. Elizabeth Jane, respected wellbeing and mindfulness keynote speaker, relationships’ coach and mentor, celebrated artist and author of Amazon best-seller ‘Free and First – Unlocking Your Ultimate Life’, shares some tips to help people consider the benefits of doing things together such as cooking. Jane experienced a sudden…

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Business & Career, Inspiration

Fung Shui expert: How to give your career the OOMPH it needs with work desk hacks

Whether you are working from home or working at the office, your work desk plays a key role in your professional life. According to Kellie Richardson, your work desk is integral to your career and financial success in more ways than you realise and it all comes down to the art of Fung Shui. Kellie Richardson is a highly respected interior designer, creator of the term ‘Botox for your home’ and founder of Melbourne-based home design company Kurved by Design. Richardson emphasises that according to the principles of Feng Shui, there are simple things you can do to your work…

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Monday's Mum Profiles

Monday’s Local Mum, Jordan Totten

Hey! I’m Jordan, mum to three precious girls. Bodhi is 6, Brixie is 3 and Blaize is 20 months. My husband is Brandon and we moved to Botany a couple years ago, prior to this we lived in Matraville. I work as a primary teacher and have my own little business called Blossom’s Play. Blossom’s Play is a sensory play business where I provide pop-up events for parents and carers to bring their little ones to, to get messy and not have to worry about the clean-up. I also provide sensory parties, incursions and events. I’d love to eventually provide…

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Health & Wellbeing

Supportive Pregnancy Acupuncture and Labour Induction at Bondi Junction in Sydney”

At Eastern Therapies in Bondi Junction, we understand that pregnancy is a journey filled with unique challenges and joys. Our dedicated approach to pregnancy acupuncture aims not only to prepare you for labour, but also to enhance your overall wellbeing during this special time. Acupuncture, a cornerstone of traditional Chinese medicine, is revered for its ability to harmonise the body’s energies. When it comes to pregnancy, acupuncture serves as a gentle yet potent approach to preparing the body for labour. While it’s important to note that there are no guarantees in any medical or therapeutic intervention, many women have found…

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For Mums, Inspiration

The Scent of Wellness: How the Right Perfume Enhances Mental Wellbeing

The Scent of Wellness: How the Right Perfume Enhances Mental Wellbeing In the pursuit of mental wellness, we often seek out practices like meditation, exercise, and healthy eating. However, one powerful yet frequently overlooked tool in our mental health toolkit is the perfume we wear. The right fragrance can significantly enhance our mood, alleviate stress, and foster a sense of peace and happiness. Here’s how choosing the perfect scent can improve your mental wellbeing. The Profound Influence of Perfume Perfume is much more than a pleasant aroma; it has the ability to influence our emotions and mental state profoundly. The…

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