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Katie ‘Monty’ Dimond

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Co-founder, Publisher and Editorial Director. Dabbles in radio, television, writing and nappy changing. Mum to Baxter and Arlo and Girlfriend of Sam. Loves Pilates, You-Tubing pimple popping and chai tea.

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Big Kids, Parenting

Would you let your kid’s boyfriend or girlfriend stay over?

When I was sixteen I was wildly in love for the first time… After years (literally) of trying to...

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Health, Health, Beauty + Style

Do you wear undies while you workout?

The other day a mate told me she doesn’t wear ANY undies when she works out. My jaw dropped...

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Cool Stuff, Home + Yum Stuff

Before and After pantries are my new porn

I feel like a sad sack of shit with no life writing this but I LOVE seeing neat and...

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Babies, Parenting, Popular Stuff

Can you copy your friends kids name?

Stacey gave birth to a beautiful little boy called Mack Morlang Sullivan yesterday.  He arrived just after 11am via sunroof...

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Love + Sex, Relationships

How do you know if you’re in an abusive relationship?

The author of this piece wishes to remain anonymous. I was in an abusive relationship. It’s funny; I spent...

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Beauty, Health, Beauty + Style, Popular Stuff

The new fake tan that is REAL good

Fellow fake tan junkies, I am onto a new obsession. I am far from loyal when it comes to the...

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Babies, Motherhood, Parenting, Popular Stuff

Is it ever ok to take a potty out in public?

Potty training is the pits. I have just come out of the shit and piss zone that is training a...

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Big Kids, Parenting, Toddlers

Do you clean your kids ears? This will divide us BIG time.

Confession time, I do something that many parents would never ever ever do. They would also find it highly...

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Entertainment

THREE books you have to read

It’s such a luxury having time to read a book. Having two ‘active’, aka needy, kids means reading a...

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Home + Yum Stuff, Popular Stuff

How the fuck do you keep a Fiddle Leaf Fig alive?

There are few things in life that keep me awake more at night than my bloody fiddle leaf fig....

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Feel Good Food

DIRTY CHAI. Are you a fan?

Some people are the innovators, the trend setters, the cool cats. I am not one of those. I jump on...

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Entertainment, Popular Stuff

Our Show + Tell LIVE podcast in its full craziness

We had our second ever LIVE podcast the other week in Melbourne and it was a bloody HOOT. So many laughs,...

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Entertainment

Can’t believe Kurt Cobain would be 50 today

Do you remember where you were when you heard that Kurt Cobain had died? If you were a kid...

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Love + Sex, Relationships

Two super easy TIPS to bring more love into your relationship

Last night my partner of 13 years Sam, and I had a really honest conversation about how tough relationships...

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Entertainment, Popular Stuff

Finally a new show my partner and I agree on.

There are very few shows my parter Sam and I agree on. It’s like a small miracle when we...

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Beauty, Health, Health, Beauty + Style

This should be compulsory reading for all new mums

We can be so brutal and mean to ourselves after we have grown and heaved out a baby. When...

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diary
Health, Health, Beauty + Style

The teenage angsty goodness that goes into a diary

When I was a kid I dabbled in diary writing. When I was about nine I had a dinky...

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Babies, Parenting

The Young Mummy has changed her new baby’s name

When babies are born and remain nameless for a while, I find it kinda odd. Like, you have NINE...

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Entertainment

One thing that instantly connects me to others

I don’t really drink, I don’t do drugs and I don’t even really do sugar much anymore. I’m a...

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Entertainment

THIS will give you goosebumps!!

Ever since I was really young I was intrigued with Dolly Parton. Come to think of it she might...

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