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 Change Up brought to you by TOM Organic with…Aimee Marks

We are super excited to share with you our latest interview for our new video and podcast series…The Change Up...

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The Change Up brought to you by TOM Organic with…Leila Gurruwiwi

We are SO thrilled to share with you our latest interview for our new video and podcast series…The Change Up...

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The Change Up brought to you by TOM Organic with…Sarah Harry

We are mega excited to share with you our latest interview for our new video and podcast series…The Change Up brought...

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Celebrity, Entertainment

ALL the details on the royal wedding that you wanna know 

This Saturday Meghan Markle will finally walk down the aisle to marry her prince. The lead up has not...

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The Change Up brought to you by TOM Organic with…Ally Watson

We are thrilled to share with you our latest interview for our new video and podcast series…The Change Up brought to...

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Popular Stuff, Relationships

The meaning behind Ramadan is beautiful

When I became a single mum, something I didn’t expect happened. I had less money, less opportunities and less...

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The Change Up Brought to you by TOM Organic with…Hana Assafiri

We are thrilled to share with you our latest interview for our new video and podcast series…The Change Up brought to...

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Parenting

The convo that’s so hard to have with our kids

On International Women’s Day recently I had a very candid chat with my 8-year-old about the gender pay gap....

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Health, Lifestyle, Popular Stuff

Imagine holding your daughter down as this happens…

Warning: Some of the information and images contained in the article are extremely graphic. Imagine a celebration of your coming of age, where...

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The Change Up Brought to you by TOM Organic with…Mariam Issa

We are SO excited to share with you our new video and podcast series…The Change Up brought to you...

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Motherhood, Parenting, Popular Stuff

Kylie Jenner has been mum shamed. Already.

When I was overdue with my first baby I was pressured by a doctor to get induced. I did...

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Fashion, Lifestyle, Popular Stuff

The fashion we ALL rocked in the 80’s…

The 1980’s were a decade that were determined never to be forgotten. From Kylie aka Charlene rocking down the...

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Parenting

Do you feel judged if you pick your kids up from childcare at closing time?

The childcare centre my 4-year-old daughter attends closes at 6.30pm. One time I was caught up at work and...

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Demi Lovato’s incredible message to suicidal kids

There is still so much stigma and misunderstanding around mental illness. Even as adults we struggle to identity and...

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Entertainment, TV Shows

Does your partner pretend to hate reality TV but you know he loves it?

I lurvvvv a bit of reality TV; I mean I’m aware its not really real. Does anyone believe the couples...

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Beautiful image of a woman who laboured through her father’s funeral

Giving birth is hands down the most incredible thing I’ve done on so many levels. There is nothing in...

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Family, Relationships

If you love your sister-in-law, you will totally relate to this

When I was four years old, my mother was in hospital giving birth to her third child. As family...

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Parenting, Relationships

Have you introduced a new partner to your kids?

When my daughters were four-years-old and ten-months-old, my relationship with their dad irretrievably broke down. In the year that followed the...

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Big Kids, Parenting

Sobbing 8-year-old delivers baby sister

My four-year-old idolises her big sister. When my second daughter arrived, my then three-year-old was less than impressed. Four...

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Family, Relationships

Breaking up was the best decision we ever made for our kids

I’ve been separated from the father of my two kids for over three years. When we made the decision...

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