• The Block The Bachelor

    We’re about to get into a new round of televised “reality”.

              Reality TV in Australia is like a carousel you just can’t jump off — when one series (finally) ends, another one begins. Like clock work, we’re about to get into a new round of televised “reality”. So, helpful lasses we are, we take a look at the shows about to kick off, [read more]

  • berry and grain

    Most Australians only get 50% of their recommended fibre intake. Here’s how to change that.

              It’s amazing how much of what’s going on in the inside can affect how you perform on the outside. Those days when you are a little bit tired, haven’t eaten quite right, or haven’t done any exercise for a while can really have an impact on the rest of the [read more]

  • Putin quotes

    Sunday’s news in under 5 minutes.

    Abbott and Putin discuss international enquiry into MH17. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Russian President Vladimir Putin have help a telephone conversation “to exchange their views on aspects of organising an independent and objective international enquiry” into MH17, a Kremlin statement has revealed. The pair agreed compliance with a UN Security Council resolution that called [read more]

  • Ricki Lee anorexic Instagram

    FLUFF: Ricki-Lee poses nude for Sunday Style. Feels “extremely liberating”

    Former Australian Idol contestant Ricki-Lee Coulter has chosen to reveal A LOT about herself in this weekend’s Sunday Style magazine. Including her behind. Yep, 28-year-old Ricki-Lee has done her first ever nude shot exclusively for News Corp.  And has described it as “extremely liberating”. The tasteful shot aims to recreate one of Helmut Newtown’s iconic images, and we’re [read more]

  • Prawn linguine

    Fancy a quickie? Dinner in 10 minutes or less.

        I love to cook. But when I get home late after a stressful day at work, the last thing I want to do is cook a meal that takes an hour. Slaving over a stove can be as painful as listening to nails on a chalkboard. On nights like this, my aim is [read more]

  • A truly unbe-weave-able hair transformation...

    The health and beauty news that amazed and amused us this week.

          It’s been one of those blink-and-miss-it weeks, so the team behind Mamamia’s brand new site The Glow is here to catch you up on the fascinating, exciting and just plain strange health and beauty news that might have passed you by. This week we’ve been talking about many and varied topics, including but not limited [read more]

  • lying to your kids

    “Watching too much TV will give you square eyes” + 18 other lies our parents fed us.

          By BERN MORLEY We’ve all been lied to by our parents at one time or another. Usually these ‘white lies’ were being fed to us for the greater good, to deter us and/or protect us against some kind of resident evil. Like Watermelon seeds or tapeworms. And I’m not talking about the [read more]

  • three little girls with cancer

    Finally. The happy ending for these girls we’ve all been waiting for.

          In April this year, three little girls warmed hearts worldwide with one powerful image. The trio to your left hadn’t met before this picture was taken. They didn’t know each other’s backstories. They weren’t related by blood. And yet, this one image of these three little cancer survivors clutching onto each other [read more]

  • pets-interrupting-yoga

    Pets interrupting yoga. It’s a thing and it’s glorious.

        Pets interrupting yoga. That’s pretty much all you need to know about this video called ‘Pets interrupting yoga’. Which consists of lots of shots of, well, pets interrupting yoga. It’s the simple pleasures: Amazing.   Like Mamamia Rogue on Facebook Rogue is Mamamia’s space for fun, viral and random content, with everything from [read more]

  • mh17 crash site

    Saturday’s news in less than two minutes.

    1. Australian police to arrive at MH17 crash site this weekend Australian police are set to arrive at the MH17 crash site in Eastern Ukraine this weekend. The police will be accompanied by Australian soldiers, Prime Minister Tony Abbott confirmed at a press conference late on Friday. A ceasefire in a 40km radius around the [read more]

  • pictures that look dirty at first glance

    This picture might look NSFW, but we assure you it’s G-rated.

        We guarantee that when you look at this picture you will see something rude. But there’s nothing rude to see, we promise. Figured it out? It’s just a pair of legs ending at a pair of feet. You sicko.

  • Andrej Pejic

    Australian male model is now a woman.

        Male model Andrej Pejic is now a woman. Pejic, whose androgynous appearance has been seen on the catwalk for Jean-Paul Gaultier and Marc Jacobs, has undergone sex reassignment surgery and legally changed her name to Andreja. The Melbourne-raised model, who achieved international fame after being photographed for the cover of Vogue Paris wearing [read more]

  • Blake Lively wedding dress

    Did Blake Lively just reveal her wedding dress?

    Former Gossip Girl star and current promoter of artisans Blake Lively may have just shown the world what she wore at her very private wedding. (Lively married Ryan Reynolds back in 2012. So, this is basically the longest a married female celebrity has ever gone without revealing to the universe what she wore on the big [read more]

  • Nigel Brayley

    He was a 45-year-old man without a terminal illness. But this euthanasia campaigner helped him to die.

        Editor’s note: This post deals with suicide. Some readers may find the article triggering.   Lucas Taylor’s body was found alone in a park in Germany in April 2012. The Melbourne man - who had moved to Germany (via South Korea) earlier that year - had suffered a fatal overdose of a drug he had bought in Peru [read more]

  • Peaches Geldof

    Sorry, but Peaches Geldof lost me at “80 syringes”.

        When the news first broke a few months ago that Peaches Geldof had been found dead at home while looking after her baby son, I felt devastated. I’m old enough to vividly recall how her mother Paula Yates died in the same way and it seemed like history had struck the cruellest of [read more]

  • fear of flying

    Nervous about flying at the moment? Read this. It will help.

      In a few weeks, I have to get on a plane. The flight is the Sydney-to-Melbourne route that’s taken by so many Australians every day. But in this last week, with three separate plane incidents and the overarching disappearance of MH370, my confidence has been rattled. From a quick poll in the office, I [read more]

  • woman found sex toy in vagina

    A woman forgot she had a sex toy lodged in her vagina. For TEN YEARS.

      A 36-year-old Scottish woman had lost a bunch of weight and was feeling really tired. So, she booked in a visit with her local GP, probably expecting to be told she had a cold. She did not have a cold. This woman had a sex toy lodged in her vagina: Wait, let’s rephrase that: [read more]

  • john kinnear ask your dad blog

    “The 9 toddler words I’ll miss the most.”

                Before our kids learn our language, we get to experience the magic of learning theirs. For an amazing, and amazingly short, period of time kids speak a language that only their parents can understand. Have you ever been around a parent and their kid, and the kid looks at [read more]

  • Malaysia Commonwealth Games

    The most moving moment at the Commonwealth Games so far.

    While the world was getting excited about this: There was another moment in the Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony which should have attracted just as much attention. It’s the moment Malaysia’s Commonwealth Games Team walked into the opening ceremony. Their flag is being flown at half-mast, and they are accompanied by Malaysia Airlines flight attendants. An understated, but [read more]

  • Mahassen Issa

    Her husband’s family want her charged with adultery. And her own family does, too.

            The family of Mahassen Issa, who is facing adultery charges in Lebanon after leaving her husband for another man, have spoken out, saying that they do not support Issa’s actions and she deserves whatever penalties Lebanon imposes. “I would wish she goes to jail for life for [her actions],” Ms Issa’s [read more]

  • slow service restaurant

    A restaurant compares surveillance footage of customers in 2004 and 2014. The differences are incredible.

          A New York restaurant recently posted a public service announcement on Craigslist. It began: We are a popular restaurant for both locals and tourists alike. Having been in business for many years, we noticed that although the number of customers we serve on a daily basis is almost the same today as [read more]

  • Kate Ritchie baby names

    FLUFF: Very pregnant Kate Ritchie shares top 5 baby names.

                    Kate Ritchie is eight months pregnant – so it’s Baby Name time. She and her husband, Stuart Webb, are in countdown mode till their baby comes… They don’t know (or at least, we don’t know) what sex the baby will be, but we now have some solid [read more]

  • scarydoll3

    It was either an axe murderer, or a little old lady.

      Here’s one to file away for this evening’s nightmares. Someone in a small town in the US has been leaving porcelain dolls on random doorsteps. Here’s the creepy part though (well, the even more creepy part): THE DOLLS RESEMBLE THE LITTLE GIRLS WHO LIVE INSIDE THE HOUSES. KTLA 5 News reports: Eight families in [read more]

  • Okay Cupid Don't message me if...

    The most hilarious checklist for “who I will date” you have ever seen. This guy is PICKY.

      So a woman, Emily, was approached by a man on online dating site OK Cupid. He expressed an interest in her, and he seemed cute, so she went to his page to check out his profile. All standard so far. Then, Emily went to the ‘Don’t message me if’ part of his profile, and [read more]

  • Fatima Dyczynski 1

    Parents of MH17 passenger: “We believe our daughter is alive.”

            For the families of the 298 people on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, the past week will have been devastating. Heartbreaking. Impossible. As the names of those on board the flight were slowly revealed in the hours after the crash, loved ones slowly had their worst fears confirmed. But for this [read more]

  • spend more time with your kids

    “Who’s got time for quality time?”

      Be honest. Come Sunday night, we’d all prefer to veg out on the couch with the kids, even if that means sitting through Frozen for the 37th time. This video is brought to you by OMO Ultimate. At the start of the week, this seems like an impossible reality – and most of the time [read more]

  • Bern and baby

    “About a week after I had my first baby, everything changed.”

        I don’t think I’ll ever forget the day I brought my daughter home. I was young and heartbreakingly naïve and I had no idea what I was meant to do with this tiny human that I was holding in my arms.  Don’t get me wrong, I knew that I had to keep her [read more]

  • Em and her daughter Marchella (left) and Odette.

    “When I became a single parent, it felt like I had failed my kids in the worst possible way.”

            By EM RUSCIANO When I became a single parent, at the time it felt like I had failed my children in the worst possible way. Looking back now I can clearly see that it was the making of me as a mother. I am a good mum. I feel rock steady [read more]

  • rachelmcadams

    You loved it last week, so here it is again: The Week in Frocks.

      By NICKY CHAMP The coolest red carpet look of the week doesn’t belong to Taylor Swift or Blake Lively, nor does it belong to a frock-wearing celebrity. There’s one actress who’s walked enough red carpets to be completely happy rocking whatever the hell she feels like wearing. It might be a structured dress one [read more]

  • Favourite positions ceo

    23 women show us their favourite position.

      When reality television star and fashion blogger Lauren Conrad was asked what her “favorite position” was on a live radio program a while back, the women listening held their breath. Although we take great pride in the work that we do, most of us could relate to being undermined and belittled publicly at work. [read more]