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Sara Saunders - The Mum Who Didn't Know It All

Sara Saunders, author of There Once Was an Orangutan and Melbourne Mummy Blogger currently lives her life by the quote “within the child lies the fate of the future” (Maria Montessori). With two young children, a four-year old son and 18-month old girl, Sara is conscious of taking the time to reflect on what kind of citizens she is raising and learning their potentials. It is therefore not surprising to see how this translates to her work and current passion projects, whereby she dedicates her work and efforts towards the promotion of understanding of sustainability to children through early childhood services and education. Sara attributes her passion of conservation to having grown up in rural Victoria. She grew an appreciation...

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Sandra Mitchelson - My Family

When it came to organising this Mother’s Day Campaign, I had sent out a quick questionnaire to all the lovely Mothers with the plan of writing out what they had shared. However, when I read the responses to our questionnaire from the lovely Sandra Mitchelson, I could not help but want to share her responses as they were. Sandra is a Mother to two daughters both in their early twenties. Her character and love for her family just shines through her writing. So, here was our interview with Sandra.   Q: What is your current passion project? A: I guess my passion project is quite cliché, it's my family. I think about family as the most important thing in my...

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Margaret Hepworth - The Gandhi Experiment: World Peace Through Education

Margaret Hepworth is an author and peace educator. Founder of The Gandhi Experiment, author of The Gandhi Experiment: Teaching Our Teenagers How to Become Global Citizens and creator of Collaborative Debating, Margaret believes in unravelling hate, fear and marginalisation, thus building better futures for our teenagers. Her expertise lies in teenager motivations and behaviours, having thirty years’ experience in secondary teaching. She is also a loving mother of two young adults, James and Darcy. Margaret became inspired to found The Gandhi Experiment whilst on a trip through India. Whilst meditating in the same place as Gandhi once did at Sabarmati, she was able to consolidate some ideas. She came to realise that she didn’t need to start a new movement,...

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Detox Water - It's Not A Fad

Detox water has become something of a trend in the past year. Our feeds on Instagram and Pinterest are filled to the brim with images of fruit-filled water. However, unlike a lot of the detoxing trends and fads out there, detox water is one that is here to stay. Drinking these flavoured waters has become the means by which we are able to take in our daily water requirements. As our bodies are made up of approximately 70% water, it is only natural that water is an essential component to the healthy functioning of our bodies. By ensuring that we are getting enough water also ensures good digestion, circulation and metabolism. It is therefore not surprising the wonderful effects drinking...

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Bloggers United Melbourne 2016

It has a been a little over a year since Bloggers United AU had their first launch event in Melbourne. On Sunday 14th of August, 2016, Bloggers United AU brought all their hard work home and hosted their second Melbourne event. The Bloggers United team has come together with the aim to connect bloggers, vloggers, social media gurus and alike. The event was held at The Royce Hotel, which is located along St Kilda Rd. Attendees travelled far and wide to be there, some even making the trip from interstate. Brands were set up in the fashion of a boutique market place, where bloggers could interact with the representatives and their products. It provided an intimate yet social environment for bloggers and brands to...

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