Carla McConnell


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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The true crime podcast set to rival Serial

Debra Newell was a 59-year-old successful woman who was worried she had missed her chance for true love. Divorced...

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Babies, Parenting, Pregnancy

This global CEO shares intimate pics of her recent homebirth

There is nothing more incredible than birth in all it’s varied and beautiful forms. Each birth has it’s own...

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Beauty, Health, Health, Beauty + Style

Kate Middleton’s fix for a horrible pregnancy complaint

When I was pregnant with my first child I looked like crap for months. The vomiting and lack of...

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Babies, Parenting, Popular Stuff, Pregnancy

Incredible mum delivers her own baby en caul

Giving birth is a breathtaking, life changing experience. It can also be really bloody scary. I love sitting around with...

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Love + Sex, Relationships

The real-life stories behind the marriage equality vote

This postal vote is a ridiculous, outdated way of the government slowing down the inevitable – marriage equality for...

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Love + Sex, Relationships

Let’s ALL be on the right side of history

I’ll just put it right out there and say I think this postal plebiscite is complete bullshit…but will I...

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Parenting, Popular Stuff, Pregnancy

The incredible discovery that could prevent miscarriages

Before the birth of my two daughters, I had a miscarriage. One day I did a pregnancy test and...

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Health, Beauty + Style, Style

The $50 jeans Blake Lively swears by

I love love LOVE a bargain. In fact, if it’s not a bargain I pretty much refuse to buy...

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Entertainment, Popular Stuff

The number 1 true crime podcast

In 1986 Anita Cobby, a 26-year-old nurse was walking home from the train station when she was abducted, gang...

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Beauty, Health, Beauty + Style, Popular Stuff

The spray tan product we NEED pronto!

I’m a total spray tan junkie. I don’t need a special occasion to book an appointment with my fab spray...

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Babies, Parenting, Popular Stuff

The most popular baby names across the globe

Choosing a name for someone you haven’t met or only just met can be hard work! It’s pretty daunting to think...

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Big Kids, Parenting, Popular Stuff

Three games that will make your kids smarter

This piece is brought to you by Hasbro Gaming but is totally my own story. As a single mum...

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Popular Stuff, Relationships

Five ways you can help a friend during a hard time

When my partner and I split up it was hell. The practicalities of looking after two kids while putting...

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Parenting, Popular Stuff, Pregnancy

These pictures of a breech birth will blow your mind!

WARNING: The pictures of this breech birth are very graphic, but we think they are AMAZING.  Women are just...

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Motherhood, Parenting

Imagine if you could not afford clothes for your kids?

I’m normally a pretty calm and collected woman, but when I brought home my first child I was freaking...

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Health, Beauty + Style, Popular Stuff, Style

There is something that divides us women greatly

The old G-string verses undies debate is one we’ve had more than a few times here at Show +...

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Parenting, Toddlers

The super simple hack to stop your kid swearing

I’m a swearer, I’ve always been a swearer and if I’m honest I’ve got no plans to stop. I...

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Parenting, Toddlers

How to teach your kid to stop interrupting

Mummy, mummy, MUUUUUMMMY!! Ever heard this while you’re talking to a friend and you  feel mega conflicted about finishing...

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A lady in the shop asked me where I got my baby

My two daughters are half Filipino. As in their father is Filipino and I am as white Australian as...

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Big Kids, Parenting

Tips to help reduce eating disorders in kids

As parents we just want to raise healthy, happy kids. We want them to enjoy food and love their...

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