Mum’s the word this month as we celebrate motherhood in all its glory – it’s pretty magic being a mum considering it’s one of the toughest jobs in the world! The pay sucks, the hours are long but the perks are undeniably world class.


It’s not often we have time to stop and recharge so quickly flick to page 14 to turbo charge your day. (You may only have ten minutes before the kids come calling so be quick!) Plus this month we share tips on beauty, cooking and school-run fashion for the sporty sisters out there.


If you have a little more time on your hands browse our Bula Time travel feature on Castaway Island, Fiji, or dream along with one of our lucky contributors about to trek along the Camino De Santiago. If you prefer to stay closer to home our wellbeing column has some ace ideas on finding a way to recharge and enjoy some ‘me’ time locally.


For those of you working on dividing or blending your families find some great tips to keep it positive and navigate your way through potentially tricky relationship dynamics.


This is one mother of an issue so enjoy a little piece of haven. Read our May issue of haven online HERE!




haven is all about family, life and style in Brisbane's inner city suburbs, the Gold Coast, south to Byron Bay. We have been keeping parents in the know for over eight years, with fun, fresh and helpful stories that they can take tips from or treasure in their own library.