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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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Motherhood, Parenting

Aussie mum shares brutally honest post about motherhood

Motherhood is HARD. It’s also fulfilling and rewarding and a million other positive adjectives, but some days, some days it can...

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Health, Beauty + Style, Style

The most beautiful celeb wedding dresses of all time

Massive congratulations are in order for gorgeous Orange is the New Black actress Samira Wiley and her new wife, writer...

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Health, Health, Beauty + Style

The ‘ideal’ body according to 18 different countries

It’s no surprise that the perception of beauty varies from person to person, but this project by UK pharmacy...

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Beauty, Health, Beauty + Style

If you thought dry shampoo was the BEST invention ever, just wait!

It’s an understatement to say that when dry shampoo made its debut, it changed our lives. For women with...

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Babies, Parenting

The trick that took a baby from crying to calm in SECONDS

There’s not much that makes you feel as helpless as watching a crying baby. Maybe it’s because they can’t...

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Health, Health, Beauty + Style

How to sanitise your kitchen sponge using an everyday appliance

There’s not much in this world that grosses me out as much as a kitchen sponge.  A stinky sponge...

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Health, Beauty + Style, Style

TEN Insta accounts you’ll want to follow right now

There is no greater place for a bit of inspo than Instagram. It’s a visual heaven for those of us...

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Entertainment

Take That do Carpool Karaoke!

We get excited any time we see a new Carpool Karaoke drop, but when it’s with the British boy band we...

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Big Kids, Parenting

Would you let a stranger drive your kids to school?

Hands up if you like the school drop off? Chauffeuring your kids around to sport? To the shops? To play...

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Parenting, Toddlers

When your kids thinks you’re an asshole

If you’re a parent, at one time or another you’re going to be deemed an asshole by your kids....

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Babies, Parenting

Considering trying ‘controlled crying?’

There’s a reason sleep deprivation was used as a means of torture in past times…because it IS torture.  We...

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Entertainment

Just when Sesame Street couldn’t get any better, they go and do THIS!

There’s a cupboard in my kid’s toy room that holds no less than 25 Sesame Street DVDs; from Elmo...

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Health, Health, Beauty + Style

Have you been cleaning your vagina properly?

So, it turns out that apparently I’ve been washing my vagina (sorry, vulva) wrong all these years.  Maybe you...

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Family, Relationships

This dad’s account of his wife’s birth is HILARIOUS!

There have only been a couple of times over the years that I’ve seen my husband scared. He’s not a...

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Big Kids, Parenting

The ULTIMATE gift for the special kid in your life

Books are such an incredible way of engaging kids while teaching them some pretty big life lessons. While I...

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Entertainment

Why is everyone listening to Missing Richard Simmons?

Finding a great podcast that has you checking your pod feed obsessively for the next episode to drop is...

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Motherhood, Parenting

The words EVERY mother needs to hear

When I became a mother for the first time, I was so hung up on doing everything ‘by the...

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Beauty, Health, Beauty + Style

The quick and easy way to tame flyaway hairs

Unless you have some seriously sleek and perfect hair, you’ll know what a total and utter pain in the...

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Motherhood, Parenting

The birth photos that will leave you in tears

Surrogacy is the ultimate act of sisterhood and love. The idea that one woman would carry the baby of...

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Home + Yum Stuff, Yum Stuff

This is why we should make all our salads in a jar

When it comes to lunches, grab-and-go is my mantra. This often rules out the ‘good stuff’ because my laziness...

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