Category : New Mum Tips

Best Tips for Better Baby Sleep

Best Tips for Better Baby Sleep

If your restless baby has kept you up all night, I’m sure you’ve heard the most common tips already. Dimming the lights and making sure they’re fed before bedtime will only get you to a certain point; when you’re woken up night after night and nothing seems to work, any parent will start to lose hope in a good night’s rest. Don’t despair - try a few of these tips to help your baby sleep and get baRead more...
How to get through a Squirmy Nappy Change!

How to get through a Squirmy Nappy Change!

I’m in the baby-change room of a local shopping centre.  Bubba is lying on top of the change mat, wriggling, screaming at the top of her lungs.  So far, I’ve still got my wits about me; having been a parent for a bit over a year it now takes quite a bit to embarrass me.  Next comes the clincher.  Bubba’s cute little hand reaches into her diaper.  Poop smears everywhere.  My face turns red with embRead more...
Tips for Mums Starting a Business

Tips for Mums Starting a Business

A lot of people think that their life stops once they have a baby. They assume that they need to be a housewife and that their career dreams are over. This is a dated belief. While there is nothing wrong with being a full-time mum, if this is not the life you want for yourself, you can still become a successful entrepreneur. With that in mind, read on to discover some top tips for mums that are thRead more...
Next level wooden train game

Next level wooden train game

"Mummy, it's daytime, come play trains" "we'll just play trains and then we'll go out/get dressed/eat breakfast/etc.... ok" One of the first toys we bought for our son was a wooden train set, we we're at ikea and they are so cheap - so we grabbed one.  The next time we went back, we picked up another wooden train set.  Then we bought some of the Thomas the tank engine extension tracks and THRead more...
Three ways to relax as a stay at home mum

Three ways to relax as a stay at home mum

Being a mum can be hectic, it can be crazy, it can be beautiful.  It can also be hard, frustrating while at the same time making your heart burst for your little people.  Finding a moment to yourself can feel impossible at times, but the great news is there are some simple things you can do, just for you in the midst of the chaos. Oils Oils Oils Essential oils have been used for years for their Read more...
What Toxin-Free Baby Products You Need for Raising a Healthy Child

What Toxin-Free Baby Products You Need for Raising a Healthy Child

New parents are always faced with numerous challenges. Regardless of how prepared they think they are for raising a child, new questions will constantly pop out of nowhere. Every parent wants to provide their child with the best possible care and a healthy environment to live in. This can be challenging, as we’re surrounded with harmful chemicals all the time. Personal care products, clothes, foodRead more...
Road Trip with a toddler - what to take in the car

Road Trip with a toddler - what to take in the car

We're 7 months into our epic road trip with a toddler and dog around Australia. We left Sydney in July and have been up to Cooktown, back down the east coast to Victoria, across to Tassie, back to Melbourne for Christmas, through South Australia and we're currently cruising around the south west of WA - which is beyond amazing and so beautiful! We've driven over 24,000kms which is A LONGRead more...
Gift ideas for toddlers travelling in a Caravan

Gift ideas for toddlers travelling in a Caravan

Anyone who is travelling or has friends or family travelling with young kids knows that space is at a premium when you move into a caravan for an extended period of time.  That means that every gift needs to be light, have multiple used and not sit around unused.  Here's a few gift ideas for toddlers travelling in a Caravan. Here are just a few ideas that we're a win for us travelling with a 2 Read more...
Clean Eating - Banana Ice-Cream

Clean Eating - Banana Ice-Cream

Hands up if you love ice-cream? My little man loves it, the challenge to find something he thinks is better than the real deal with none of the sugar, preservatives and other rubbish so it becomes a guilt free - even healthy treat.  This is a total winner and so easy! To make a speedy batch of Banana Ice-cream you'll need: Frozen Banana Yoghurt or milk Optional Flavours: Cinnamon, vaniRead more...
Things I Never Told My Younger Self but I Definitely Will Tell My Kid

Things I Never Told My Younger Self but I Definitely Will Tell My Kid

The moment you become a parent, everything about your life changes; you enter a spiral of feelings, fears, responsibilities, excitement, unconditional love and sudden wisdom, and you have no idea how to handle it all. But you do it anyway. And guess what? It all ends up being amazing. One of the most striking things about raising a child is that you feel like it’s your duty not only to love them Read more...
Tips for Getting Back into Exercise After Giving Birth

Tips for Getting Back into Exercise After Giving Birth

image: pixabay If you are like many women, you may feel quite an urge to reclaim your body for yourself after pregnancy. You no longer have a little lodger hanging out in your abdomen making it hard for you to move about, and working out can be a great way to get a little bit of ‘me-time’ in between feeding and cuddles. Or maybe you just want to fit into your favourite pair of pre-pregnancy jeansRead more...
Natural skin care products for mums

Natural skin care products for mums

Theres something about getting into nature that makes you want to be as kind as you can to it and part of that comes in the form of choosing natural skin care products.  I've been on the "Low Tox" journey for a while now and am doing my best to remove as many chemicals from our daily lives.  Switching products to a more natural and chemical free choice takes time and doesn't seem like a big deal, Read more...