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Carla McConnell

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Carla is a proud mum to two beautiful daughters, Olive and Willa, and in her spare time works in film production. She loves quality tv drama, celebrity gossip, travel and sales

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Babies, Parenting, Popular Stuff

So many mums unwillingly starve their babies

I breastfed my first daughter until she was 11 months old. I always wanted to breastfeed but it was...

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Babies, Parenting

The birth pics that totally fascinated us

We love birth photos here at S + T and these ones of a breech birth are just blow...

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Relationships

Sheryl Sandberg’s NEW book is another must read

When you lose someone you truly love the grief is unbearable. Putting one foot in front of the other to...

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Relationships

Looks like a four day work week could be a reality

As a single mum, whether I want to go to work or not is not an option. Don’t get...

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Health, Beauty + Style, Popular Stuff, Style

6 braiding tips to make you the coolest parent ever!

When my daughter started school I wanted to be the coolest mum out there, so I got a friend...

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Parenting, Toddlers

The one thing that always calms my children

When I split up from the father of my children it was a pretty awful and stressful time. My...

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Parenting, Popular Stuff

Anne Hathaway’s powerful speech on paid parental leave

When I gave birth to both my babies I took 12 weeks off work with paid parental leave. Financially, I’m...

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Entertainment

Remember Aerobics Oz Style??

If you grew up as a child in the 1980’s in Australia, then the TV show Aerobics Oz Style was...

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Entertainment, Popular Stuff

The new show we can’t wait to see

Is there anyone funnier in the world than Tina Fey? There was nothing more funny than watching her and...

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Parenting, Popular Stuff, Pregnancy

How incredible is the new maternity pic trend?

My 3-year-old daughter is currently obsessed by the fact she once lived in my belly. OBSESSED. She brings it...

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Entertainment

10 celeb co-stars who are were def not BFF’s

Have you ever worked with someone that no matter how hard you try, the two of you just don’t...

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Motherhood, Parenting, Popular Stuff

Sarah Silverman on living her fullest life – without kids

Growing up I always wanted to have children and when I gave birth to my first daughter at 32-years-old...

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Parenting, Popular Stuff

We LOVE this parenting idea from Kim Kardashian

In a world of emails and texts there is something so incredibly beautiful and powerful about a handwritten letter....

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Entertainment, Popular Stuff

This Ed Sheeran cover will blow you away

There are some voices that are just so incredible you can hardly believe they exist. 13-year-old Grace VanderWaal is...

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Big Kids, Parenting, Popular Stuff

I’m SO over my kids fighting!

My two girls are 7-years-old and 3-years-old and they fight ALL the time. Yesterday I leaned exhaustedly onto a...

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Parenting, Popular Stuff

This speech will completely blow you away

When I think of Ashton Kutcher I think of the TV actor who made me laugh in That 70’s...

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Love + Sex, Popular Stuff, Relationships

Now THIS is how you celebrate Valentine’s Day !

As a single mum my Valentine’s Day consisted of a bunch of texts from my besties and dinner with...

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Motherhood, Parenting, Popular Stuff

How would you react to a note like this?

If I counted the hours I’ve hung out in the car at school pick-up, well I could probably fit in...

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Parenting, Popular Stuff

This picture is PERFECT!

I kiss my kids on the lips ALL the time. When they leave for school, when they get home,...

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Babies, Parenting

10 kick ass baby names from world class surfers

Picking  a name for your baby can be such hard work. Will it suit them? Does it match with...

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