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Recent articles by Alissa:

'Why I firmly believe birthdays are more important than Christmas'

Everyone has a view on whether Christmas is more important than a birthday - here's Alissa Warren's take. R... → Read More

'The Santa photo is wearing pretty thin and I've had enough'

Mum-of-four Alissa Warren has had enough of the dreaded Santa photo and she wants to ban it. Read more. → Read More

'School's out for private kids but how do working parents cope?'

Christmas holidays start for private school children next week but how do working parents handle the early ... → Read More

US university forced to backtrack on its sports bra ban

A US university has backtracked on its ban on female athletes wearing sports bras in its grounds. Read more. → Read More

Yes, you should absolutely take a mumcation

More and more parents are desperate to leave. Not forever. Not even for a short time. Just a night or two. ... → Read More

'Phoebe Burgess is the true hero in this sad, familiar saga'

Why Phoebe Burgess is the true hero in the NRL scandal involving husband Sam Burgess – read more. → Read More

'Serena Williams is wrong. You break the rules, you cop the penalty'

Serena Williams US Open final was shameful and wrong -- you break the rules, you cop the penalty - see more. → Read More

'Freeze chopped onions' and more underrated mum hacks

Alissa Warren teaches us more underrated mum hacks to make your life easier → Read More

Cereal for dinner and other underrated mum hacks

Alissa Warren writes why she's feeding her kids cereal for dinner and just generally lowering the bar. → Read More

Naplan results show that Aussie kids are struggling to read and write

It's coming. The end of handwriting is just a stroke away and it spells disaster. Australian school kids have hit an all-time low recording the worst writing skills to date. And there’s only one person who can truly save them. I'm not surprised at today’s 2018 Naplan results, released by the Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA). It says more about our kids than their… → Read More

‘Why we should all be more like Pink’

It doesn’t get much worse than the gastric virus. If you’re a mum, you’ve probably had it in some form or another. It means a lot of time spent in the bathroom and on the couch. Moaning. Groaning. And most of the time, the only time someone asks, ‘are you okay?’ is because it’s closely followed by something like, ‘so, what’s for dinner?’ or ‘can you help me make cupcakes?’ or ‘someone just… → Read More

'Cricket Australia's actions are unacceptable – and proof we are still fighting for reproductive freedom'

Opinion: Cricket Australia's actions following a staffer's abortion are a step back for every woman. Read m... → Read More

'Mum shaming isn’t just horrible, nosy and cowardly. It's a complete waste of time'

Alissa Warren writes: 'Mum shaming isn’t just horrible, nosy and cowardly. It's a complete waste of time'. ... → Read More

Sex and the City taught me that girlfriends are the best friends

There's so much more to SATC than, well, sex and the city - here's why it taught me about the importance of... → Read More

Mum’s plea: ‘Parents, stop feeling guilty about being on your phone’

A mum makes a plea for all parents to sop feeling guilty about being on their mobile phones – see more → Read More

'What I want Kate Middleton to know about life with three kids'

The important lessons Kate Middleton will soon learn about life with three kids. Read more. → Read More

Why 'botox bullying' and judgement needs to stop

Alissa Warren on why the judgement and bullying of women with botox and other changes to their body needs t... → Read More

What Steve Smith’s cheating means for your kids

After admitting his involvement in the ball tampering allegations, Australian cricket captain Steve Smith h... → Read More

'Inconsistent clothes sizes are messing with the women of Australia'

At Country Road, I’m a size 6. At Target, I’m a 10. At Speedo, I’m a 14 or 16. At Forever New, I’m a 12. Not to mention the collection of shops and sizes in between all that. IT’S MESSING WITH MY HEAD. LISTEN: It's the last week of Married At First Sight, and we have a LOT to talk about. The Talking Married podcast goes behind the scenes with exclusive goss and interviews – get around it. (Post… → Read More

Motherhood isn't just two and a half jobs; it's a lifestyle

A recent survey found that being a mum is like having 2.5 jobs - and we're calling BS. Read more. → Read More