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The Red Tent: Changing the game of mental health

The Red Tent: Changing the game of mental health

Owner of mental health space, The Red Tent, Mikki Fisher wants to change the game of mental health. On a mission to create a safe space where women could openly discuss mental health struggles, Mikki believes that by changing our attitude towards mental health, we can get rid of the stigma attached and instead celebrate healing. We chat with Mikki about her online mental health space, The Red Tent, how it evolved and how people can get involved.

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REBECCA MORSE: “You can’t pour from an empty cup”

REBECCA MORSE: “You can’t pour from an empty cup”

REBECCA MORSE: “It’s my take-out message for you in this issue of KIDDO focusing on health and wellbeing. I’m parenting three daughters through very different stages. If I’m not well-rested, hydrated and operating at optimum core strength they will eat me alive.”

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Meet Lawyer Mum, Amy Nikolovski

Meet Lawyer Mum, Amy Nikolovski

There have been a lot of career highs for leading legal firm Partner Amy Nikolovski. From being made Partner, to Managing Partner and President of the SA Law Society, Amy’s made it happen. We chat with Amy about the pressure on women to have children, the expectation versus reality of being a working mum and her advice to other women working in law. 

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MEET WAI CHIM: Australian Survivor Contestant and Children’s Book Author

MEET WAI CHIM: Australian Survivor Contestant and Children’s Book Author

This year’s Australian Survivor cohort is one of the most accomplished yet, but at KIDDO HQ we’ve been particularly taken with Wai Chim, who happens to be an acclaimed award-winning author of six children’s and young adult books! We chat with Wai about how being an author has played into her game strategies on Australian Survivor and how her experience on the show may end up on the pages of a new children’s book. 

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The IG account every new mum needs to know she’s not alone

The IG account every new mum needs to know she’s not alone

Owner of mental health space, The Red Tent, Mikki Fisher wants to change the game of mental health. The business owner, mother of three and strong advocate for mental health found herself inundated on her social media platform with women who wanted to open their hearts to her. On a mission to create a safe space where women could openly discuss mental health struggles, Mikki launched The Red Tent, a mental health space for women. We chat with Mikki about The Red Tent, how it evolved and how women can get involved. 

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Speech Therapy: It’s not all lisps!

Speech Therapy: It’s not all lisps!

In the paediatric sector alone, the breadth of support provided by Speech Language Pathologists is extensive. Some children may require help in a single area, while others need assistance more globally. Lauren from SPOT Paediatrics gives us the rundown on the ways SLP’s can support children.

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‘Wild Wives’ Jessi and Millie Poutama on IVF, pregnancy and pleasure

‘Wild Wives’ Jessi and Millie Poutama on IVF, pregnancy and pleasure

We caught up with eco-warriors Jessi and Millie Poutama (also known as the ‘Wild Wives’) to discuss all things IVF and pregnancy and how pleasure plays a role amongst all of it. The power couple hope to open up the conversation about pleasure during IVF and pregnancy to encourage more parents to embrace and care for their bodies from all aspects of health and wellness.

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Jess Dover: A model mum

Jess Dover: A model mum

Adelaide model, primary school teacher, influencer, and former House Rules contestant, Jess Dover, is relishing a new role – she’s now also a Mum, after welcoming her gorgeous son, Seb (9 months), into the world! We wanted to get to know more about Jess, how her different roles have shaped her over the years and how she’s enjoying the rollercoaster ride of life as a new mum.  

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REBECCA MORSE: “My eldest has just turned 18”

REBECCA MORSE: “My eldest has just turned 18”

REBECCA MORSE: “I was 25 when I fell pregnant. I had just started a new job with the ABC in Brisbane and was ambitious. Parenthood was not on the horizon for my twenties. In hindsight I should have been as focussed on taking the pill at the same time every day as I was on my career progression, but then we wouldn’t have our Grace!”

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al.ive body baby: for little ones

al.ive body baby: for little ones

Design experts and TV personalities Alisa and Lysandra Fraser have welcomed a new addition to their al.ive body hair and body care range – and it’s for the soft and sensitive skin of the smalls in our lives. We chat with Alisa and Lysandra about creating the ali.ve body range, their success in business and following their passions, as well as what’s next for them in 2021 and beyond. 

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Dream Team: At Hygge Atrium

Dream Team: At Hygge Atrium

The ingenious and innovative team behind the creative studio and bespoke event space are Rachel Evans and Lucy Temme. We sat down with them to talk about all things HYGGE, from its very beginnings, to managing a business through a global pandemic and what’s on the cards for 2021… plus all important questions like ‘what makes a good party?’ – because they would know!    

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5 top tips for exercising when you’re pregnant

5 top tips for exercising when you’re pregnant

As a mum of two (plus one in the oven!), as well as a Pilates teacher, PT and yoga instructor, Bridie Walker is in the perfect position to guide mamas and mamas to be in the right direction when they’re looking for ways to move their bodies with a growing bump, because she’s experiencing it all right along with you! Bridie has given us some tips for exercising when pregnant that she feels are most important for women and their ever changing, beautiful bods!

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HONEY. Label: For the adventurous souls and the wild at heart

HONEY. Label: For the adventurous souls and the wild at heart

Adelaide mum, Renèe Barendregt, has always loved fashion, but when her boys, Harry (3) and Sonny (19 months) were born, her love of fashion grew just as they did! And while her gorgeous boys mean Renèe is kept a very, very busy bee, she’s certainly managed to make honey… HONEY. Label, that is.

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EveryBODY is Beautiful

EveryBODY is Beautiful

Local Adelaide women, Louise Agnew and Re Wetherall are passionate about making a change in how women see themselves and each other and came together to create the EveryBODY is Beautiful self love campaign; an incredible celebration of women and people in all their spectacular shapes and sizes.

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