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February Reviews // Apps

Did you know, one in three marriages in Australia ends in divorce, and half of those marriages include children (ABS 2016)? Brisbane tech startup Divvito launched a messaging app last month that aims to reduce frustrations when it comes to co-parenting communication after separation and divorce. Divvito works as a neutral platform between parents and aims to change the way families experience divorce by red ...

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February Reviews // Books

The Art of Happiness By The Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler The Art of Happiness is a highly accessible guide for a western audience, combining the Dalai Lama's eastern spiritual tradition with human happiness expert Dr Howard C. Cutler's western perspective. Covering all key areas of human experience, from health, self-esteem, family and relationships to anger, anxiety and jealousy, they apply the principl ...

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Summer School Holiday Movie Releases

The holidays are here and the kids are so excited to see the latest movie releases (and adults alike!). Here’s what you can find at your local cinema these summer school holidays…   Ferdinand (CTC) In cinemas December 14 Ferdinand tells the story of a giant bull with a big heart. After being mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he ra ...

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December/January Reviews // Books

These summer holidays, spend time with books that’ll teach you a thing or two about, well, everything. Trivia buffs will be able to sharpen their skills with these titles perfect for the summer holidays!   STRAYAPEDIA Dominic Knight, $29.99, Allen & Unwin Strayapedia is the certified true dinkum, 100 percent Australian made (albeit foreign-owned) answer to Wikipedia. Except it's run by one person, ...

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November Reviews // Movies

Bad Moms 2 (CTC) In cinemas November 2 Bad Moms 2 finds the trio struggling with the stress of parenting during the holidays, made all the more taxing by their own visiting mothers. Bad Moms 2 stars Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn.     Wonder (PG) In cinemas November 30 Based on the New York Times bestseller, Wonder tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. ...

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November Reviews // Books

Twas The Nightcap Before Christmas Katie Blackburn, $19.99, Faber Books It’s Christmas Eve and as usual mum and dad are knee-deep in presents that need to be wrapped. Dad suggests a sherry to keep us both going. Then out comes the Baileys. And mum hits the rum. A stocking-clad tango later, they drift off to sleep – the living room in disarray, their Christmas preparations in ruins. But come morning, it seem ...

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October Reviews // Books

How To Feel Awesome Everyday By Elly Awesome Warning: Reading this book will overhaul your life and turn it totally awesome! We are all awesome in our own way but sometimes we need a little pep talk, some inspiration and a nudge in the right direction. Find out how to turn daily challenges into awesome experiences that will cure your boredom and brighten your day. Jam-packed with journal pages, advice, DIYs ...

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October Reviews // Apps

Looking for convenient meditation courtesy of your smartphone? Look no further than haven’s Top 5 meditation apps! Let us know on social media if you use a different meditation app – we’d love to hear from you. Headspace Guided Meditation Perhaps one of the best meditation apps around, Headspace offers guided meditations for all stages of your meditation journey. Let co-founder and former Buddhist monk Andy ...

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October Reviews // Movies

Shopkins: World Vacation (G) In cinemas October 5 Grab your boarding pass and come on a worldwide wild ride with your favourite Shoppies! When the Shoppies go on a vacation to London to meet Royal Crown Jules, Kooky Cookie gets caught up in a diamond heist and goes missing! The Shoppies discover that Kooky has been transformed into the latest ‘must have’ trend by the famous fashion designer Macy Macaron spa ...

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September School Holiday Movie Releases

The holidays are just around the corner and the kids are so excited to see the latest movie releases (and adults alike!). Here’s what you can find at your local cinema these September school holidays...   THE EMOJI MOVIE (G) In cinemas September 14 The Emoji Movie unlocks the never-before-seen secret world inside your smartphone. Hidden within the messaging app is Textopolis, a bustling city where all ...

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