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Melissa Natale – Imbesi

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Melissa edits and writes for S+T. She is also Dominique & Luca’s Mum. Mark’s wife. Video Editor. Make-up hoarder extraordinaire. Loves eating chocolate whilst watching exercise DVD’s. Gin lover, arrogance fighter.

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Big Kids, Parenting

Sometimes I’ll let my kids skip a day of school

Back when I was in my early 20’s, I worked in an environment that was very stressful and emotionally...

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Entertainment

The cast of This Is Us in a video that will leave you sobbing

When the promos for the first season of This Is Us were airing, I thought it looked good, but...

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Babies, Entertainment, Parenting, Popular Stuff

The BEST baby names from your fave reality TV shows

For many of us, reality TV is our ultimate happy place. Our chill-out zone. Our beloved shows are a feast...

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Entertainment

These shows are on repeat at my place at the moment

This piece is brought to you by Fetch but all of the words and stories are mine. My little...

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Babies, Parenting

The FIVE most helpful tips for mums with little bubs

This piece is brought to you by aquamamma® but is all our own words and thoughts. Is there anything...

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Babies, Entertainment, Parenting

Video evidence that babies eating lemons is the cutest thing ever

We’ve all done it to our kids/nieces/nephews/friend’s kids…..haven’t we?? Being given a chunk of lemon to gnaw on before...

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Entertainment

Excellent news for 13 Reasons Why fans

It’s a great day for 13 Reasons Why fans as a second season of the Netflix hit has been...

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Big Kids, Parenting

Fidget Spinners are fun for some kids, essential for others

I’m willing to put my imaginary million dollars on a wager that if you have a child at school,...

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Beauty, Health, Beauty + Style, Popular Stuff

Who knew this kitchen appliance was the BEST for washing bras?

When it comes to caring for my bras, I’m downright abusive. I’ve written before about my massive boobs and...

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Babies, Parenting

The COOLEST baby names from the most unlikely place

Who knew that our very own AFL and AFLW leagues would be such a treasure trove of baby name...

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Big Kids, Parenting

If you do the school pickup, this is your life!

School drop-off and pick-up SUCKS! Why? Here are some things you’ll understand if you’re a parent in charge of...

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Entertainment, Popular Stuff

Are you coming to our LIVE podcast?

There’s not much in this world we love more than eating, drinking, chatting and laughing our arses off. You...

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Entertainment

Toddler totally NAILS the Haka

There are few things as stirring as the Haka. A strong part of Maori culture, the Haka is a...

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Health, Beauty + Style, Style

All the fab fashions from the 2017 Met Gala Red Carpet

Every year on the first Monday of May, FASH-UN has it’s biggest night of nights; sorta like the Grammys...

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Beauty, Health, Beauty + Style

There is a RIGHT way to wash you hair. Who knew?

So, if you thought that whacking on a bit of Herbal Essences, lathering and rinsing was the only way...

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Health, Health, Beauty + Style

Princes William and Harry like you’ve never heard them before

I’ll never forget the day that Princess Diana died. It’s hard to believe that on August 31 this year,...

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Motherhood, Parenting

This is the reality for mums with very sick kids

It’s funny how as parents, the differences in the way we choose to raise our kids is usually the...

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Big Kids, Parenting

This mum’s trick to stop her kids fighting is GENIUS!

There’s not much that grinds my goat like when my two kids fight with each other. Actually, it’s not...

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Babies, Parenting

One of the rarest births you’ll ever see captured on video

Every now and then we get a glimpse at something so extraordinary that it blows our tiny minds…this video...

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Beauty, Health, Beauty + Style

The newest make up trend is here!

If you never got the hang of contouring, there’s some good news coming your way. Apparently, it’s time to...

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