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New Mum Must Haves

New Mum Must Haves

There are not many things you REALLY need as a first time mum, as it turns out babies actually need very little.  That doesn't mean we need to go all martyr about it and not get anything.  There are a few new mum must haves, that make life just a little bit easier. Thinking back to the stuff I picked up after my boy arrived, thinking it was a non essential or something I just didn't know about.Read more...
30 Days to your low tox life

30 Days to your low tox life

A couple of months before my son turned one I had a couple of people casually mention they were doing an online course that they found fascinating.  Being ready to learn something other than baby sleep, feeding and bodily functions. Would I have actively looked for a course on low tox living?  Probably not, but it sounded interesting, I was ready to stretch my brain and this one came with the aRead more...
Even More Parenting TED Talks

Even More Parenting TED Talks

OK I'm re kindling my love affair with Youtube and Ted Talks.... Let me know what you think of these ones...   5 Dangerous Things You Should Let Your Children Do: Gever Tulley at TEDxMidwest Published on Aug 30, 2012 In his humorous and uplifting style, Gever Tulley debunks classic myths of childhood safety. With rampant fear mongering, is it any wonder that children are actually oRead more...
Rugging up for winter - Sleeping bag options

Rugging up for winter - Sleeping bag options

Post sponsored by Merino Kids Seriously how cold is it!  We live in an older home, the sort of home where there are so many drafts it's near impossible to plug them up and insulate my babies room.  I've tried a bunch of various sleeping bags that I bought online or on a whim thinking I could get something better.  To date I've tried GoBags, Plum and Target.  GroBags were my favourite until now.Read more...
Books for Babies first library

Books for Babies first library

We all know that reading to our babies is a good thing to do, right? If you're in the market for a few books to get the bedtime routine sorted and start to build up your little ones library, these are a few of my boys favourite books to get you started... Ten little fingers and ten little toes Guess how much I love you Goodnight, Sleep Tight Peepo Lamaze - Peek-a-boo Each Peach, PeaRead more...
Baby Sleep Roundup - Baby Sleep Tips

Baby Sleep Roundup - Baby Sleep Tips

When it comes to baby sleep it can seem to an enigma to the massively sleep deprived mum who is looking for a way… any way to help her little one sleep through the night. Being a mum in no way makes me an expert.  Having a 10 month old who still wakes frequently at night means I’ve been able to do my fair share of reading. Here’s a bunch of articles on baby sleep that may be of interest to you hRead more...
How to travel with a baby (without going crazy)

How to travel with a baby (without going crazy)

Holidays don’t have to end just because you’ve had kids. You can still travel the world, it just has to be a little less spontaneous. Ok, a lot less spontaneous. You have to plan the crap out of your holiday. But it will be worth it!I recently travelled to Canada for three weeks with an eight month old in tow. The trip involved two fourteen hour flights and two eight hour days in the car. We made Read more...