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9 Awesome Mother’s Day Gifts For Under $20 From Kmart

Mother’s Day Gifts For Under $20 From Kmart Mother’s Day is right around the corner and if you’re looking for some simple Mother’s Day Gifts that won’t break the bank then I’d suggest heading to Kmart. I really think that with Mothers Day gifts it’s the thought that counts. Even …

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Best Pram 2017 – Top Ten Prams

Best Pram 2017 My Top Ten Prams  Every year I wander through baby stores, attend baby shows, I search the internet, I read and watch countless reviews to bring you what I believe is the best pram for the year. There are so many different factors to consider when buying a …

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babybee prams Comet Duo Review

I want to start by saying I have really enjoyed working with on reviews with babybee prams over the last couple of years. I have previously review their single pram.

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Vividwireless 4G Modem Review

vividwireless review

She explained the modem is as easy as just plugging it in and then connecting your devices to the WiFi. That easy. No wires. No telephone cable. If you can plug in an appliance and type in a password you can operate this modem. It's just “Plug and play”.

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Smash Sparkly Satchel Bag Review

Smash sparkly satchel bag

I am absolutely in love with this insulated Smash sparkly satchel bag. In. Love. It has everything wonderful all rolled into one. It’s pink. It’s pretty. It has sparkles! It’s amazing.

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Best Travel Pram For Your Family

best travel pram

As the holiday season approaches people start to ask me to recommend them the best travel pram. While there is no absolute best travel pram, it's simply a matter of working out what is the best travel pram for YOUR family.

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Lansinoh Breastfeeding Gift Pack

lansinoh

When my son was first born I didn’t really know much about breastfeeding. I knew I wanted to breastfeed, though I didn’t really think much about it. I didn’t do any breastfeeding classes, or even read much about breastfeeding. I’d figured that breastfeeding would be just like giving birth – …

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Babyhood Doppio Inline Multi-Mode Pram

babyhood doppio

The babyhood Doppio has so many awesome features. I'm so excited to introduce it to you! I love - LOVE - that both seats can be transformed with a couple of quick clips from an upright seat to a fully flat bassinet.

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Twister turns 50!

twister

It’s been 50 years since the creation of the iconic game Twister. It was originally called “King’s Footsies” and only played with your feet! When the game was adapted to include hands it was renamed to “Pretzel” and eventually came to be the “Twister” in 1966.

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“Only For Me” Review

only for me

Only For Me Review What It’s About I was recently sent Only For Me – written by Michelle Derrig – to review. It’s a beautifully illustrated children’s book that is aimed to teach children about their bodies and their own personal safety. Only For Me manages to balance to arming …

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Happy 60th Birthday Play-Doh

playdoh

I’ve recently made the decision that I am no longer going to be doing any more free product reviews.... And then I was offered some Play-Doh and immediately went back on that decision… because it’s Play-Doh! Who could say no?!?!

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Top Ten Cheap Prams

cheap prams

Prams can vary in price from $25 to $2,500 and beyond. But cheap prams aren't necessarily bad prams! You might not be able to get all the of the features you one in one pram, but if you priorities what is most important to you then I'm sure there's something in this list to suit everyone.

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UNDIES. PERIOD UNDIES. Modibodi Review.

modibodi

I want to tell you about my undies. Not just my regular ones but specifically, the period undies. Ladies reading along, you know what I’m talking about. The undies you wear once a month and at no other time unless you haven’t done the washing and you’re down to the daggy ones reserved specifically for when you’re surfing the crimson wave.

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Nathalie Zip Nursing Dress By Queen Bee Review

queen bee review

his is possibly one of the most versatile dresses I’ve ever owned. I wish I’d had it when I first had my babies - or while I was pregnant - because I can see how incredibly useful this dress would be to go from maternity, nursing and even a bit of fun.

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Top Ten Prams 2016

best prams 2016

It’s been a year since my last “Top Ten Prams” post, so it’s time to share with you my Top Ten Prams for 2016! This list is getting harder each year because prams seem to be improving beyond expectations year after year.

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What Makes A Good Pram

what makes a good pram

I'm a bit of a pram enthusiast, so I often get asked to recommend a “good” pram, or even just what makes a good pram? There is no single answer to that, however there are some key features to look for and questions to ask when looking for a great pram that’ll suit your needs.

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CleverDIY Projects for Kids Review

cleverdiy

CleverPatch recently sent me a CleverDIY Project For Kids craft kit to test out - and before we'd even opened it up it my kids thought it was the most exciting thing that had come in the mail all year. CRAFT IN THE MAIL! Yup. Blew their minds.

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Baby Bjorn Synergy Review

Baby Bjorn Synergy Review

I purchased a Baby Bjorn Synergy in 2008 when I had a newborn baby, it seemed like a pretty good choice and it seemed like everyone else had one.

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Chi Khi Bare Wonder Cream and Nappy Cream

chi khi bare

A few weeks ago we were sent a beautifully wrapped gift set from Chi Khi and their brand new Chi Khi bare baby skin care range.And by beautifully wrapped, I mean, gorgeous. I think that it would make a perfect gift before you even get to the actual product.

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Dyson DC65 “Animal” Product Review

Dyson DC65 "Animal" Product Review

Today we bought a new vacuum cleaner! It's a Dyson DC65 "The Animal". I’m so excited! I flipping love it. It’s amazing. I know, it’s just a vacuum cleaner, it should have the family so buzzed, but I keep walking around the house exclaiming “The carpet is so CLEAN!”

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Garnier BB Cream, Micellar Cleansing Water and Miracle Sleeping Cream

garnier BB cream review

When I attended the Kidspot Voices of 2015 Garnier Welcome Breakfast and Masterclass we were all given Garnier gift bags containing Garnier BB Cream, Micellar Cleansing Water and Miracle Sleeping Cream to test out and review on Kidspot's Product Review Page, but as I had a lot more to say than would reasonably fit into a normal product review...

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Keep calm, and go to Oz Comic­Con these school holidays

oz comic con

Families looking for an amazing event to kickstart the school holidays need look no further than Oz Comic­Con Melbourne this June. Held on the first weekend of the Victorian school holidays, June 27­/28, it’s the perfect place to bring the kids to start the holidays on the right note.

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Kimochis Poster Review

kimochis poster

We were recently sent a pack of Kimochis Feelings Posters. As someone who used to be an Early Years Educator I think the poster (and all the little plush toys that can go along with it) is a lovely resource for teaching children about feelings, and to help children identify and communicate how they're feeling.

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Babybee Prams Comet Product Review

Babybee Prams Review

The first few pros are about the Babybee Prams is that they’re a new, Australian owned, Melbourne based, business. They have a very interactive Facebook page. They have a life time warranty that guarantees the pram for as long as you need it, whether you have 3 children or 13, and they offer a 9 month free returns, so you can buy the pram, have a good look at it and if you change your mind they will arrange a courier at their expense and refund you the cost of the pram.

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Gro Clock Review

gro clock review

We receive a Gro Clock from the Gro Company about a month ago. I was tentatively excited. I do love the idea of it, because over summer with daylight savings I find our youngest especially doesn't BELIEVE me that it's actually night time...

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Lego Sort and Store Head Review

lego sort and store

This seems like an unusual product to review, but I bought one of these for my son for Christmas ("from Santa") and prior to the purchase I did read several mix reviews on it, so I thought now we've had one for a couple of weeks I thought I should write my own.Firstly, when asked what was his favourite Christmas present this year my son's answer without hesitation was his "lego head" - so I have regretted giving the big man in red credit for this gift!

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Hotmilk Nursing Bra Review

hotmilk nursing bra

I have to say I was thrilled to receive a Hot Milk "Mystery Nursing Bra" to review, I’ve heard so much about them from other people, so I was very excited to have the opportunity to try one myself.

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Little Frog Ring Sling Review (Toddler)

little frog ring sling

First impressions of the Little Frog Ring Sling – it is so easy to use. I had it threaded up and toddler in it within a few minutes of the parcel arriving. (I was a little bit eager to try it out!) I love it in a front position where it feels like it’s just a long arm wrapped around myself and my toddler giving us a big cuddle – it was really snuggly.

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Little Frog Ring Sling Review (Baby)

little frog ring sling

I have been lucky enough to be offered a chance to do a Little Frog Ring Sling Review with my 15 week old. This is the first wrap style carrier I have used as my first carrier was the Ergo Original, so this was very exciting.One of the first tasks I had to do was watch a few videos showing how to use the sling. At first I tried without my daughter in it, however it wasn’t until actually putting her into it did I feel like I was wearing it correctly.

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Choosing an Ergobaby Carrier

ergobaby carrier

On Saturday I was at the Pregnancy, Baby and Children’s Expo with my family and I happened to walk past the Ergobaby stand while wearing my 2.5 year old daughter on my back in my own Ergobaby carrier. One of the women running the stand initiated a conversation with me about Ergobaby and one thing led to another...so Sunday morning, I was back at the Expo, bright and early, before the doors opened to the pulblic ready for a crash course in all things Ergo to help out on the stand for the day.That’s just how I roll.

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Hippybottomus OSFM Pocket Nappy Review

hippybottomus

I have had the opportunity to test out MCN's in the past through my work as an Early Childhood Educator on a few of the babies who used MCN's, but never on my own baby. The ease and convenience of disposable nappies is a big win for me, especially with a little man who poops 4-6 times a day, every day, and more if teething, unwell, or has managed to have some dairy.

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Woolworths “Once Upon a Time” Baby Products Review

woolworths once upon a time

The Woolworths Once upon a baby range is a relatively new supermarket market brand of baby goods. I have fallen in love with this brand and when trying a new product with my baby I always look for a once upon a time option first. It's great quality and a great price.

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Easemed Digital Thermometer Review

Easemed Digital Thermometer Review

The Parenting Garden have very generously provided me with a Easemed Digital Infrared Thermometer to review and after thoroughly trying it out with my own family I am very impressed.

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Mix Apparel – Baby Bodysuits Review

mix apparel review

I bought some of Coles' items for my daughters (2.5 year old & 12 week old). I wanted to see if their quality was comparable to other brands.
What I found was the long sleeved baby bodysuits. I bought a few of their 0-3month suits. The sizing is BIG. My 12week old is a taller girl and average in weight, but these bodysuit swim on her.

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Best Pram For Your Family

best pram for your family

Click here for Best Pram Picks for 2016  Prams are a bit of a love affair for me. Even when I’m completely happy with the pram I have, it’s okay to look around, but just don’t touch – or touch, but don’t buy… And my heart does flutter every time …

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Thermomix Review

thermomix review

The thermomix is a German made kitchen appliance that has the ability to heat, chop, blend, beat, mill, emulsify, crush, mash, boil, melt, steam and knead. It can be used for meal prep work, to make your own basic ingredients, desserts, soups, entire meals, doughs, drinks and I've even seen recipes for homemade laundry powders and body products. As a mum, I also use it to make finger paint and play doh for the kids!

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Lace Trim Nursing Bra Review 

lace trim nursing bra

I've been breastfeeding now for over 5 years, so I've had my fair share of maternity bras!

The "Lace trim nursing bra" from Maternity Sale ticks a couple of big boxes for me – nice wide back and shoulder straps, which is a very important feature for me as I have a bigger bust. I’m also always a little bit wary of bras without an underwire or padding because they often don’t deliver the support I’m looking for, and this bra is very supportive, I don’t feel like I have any jiggle or drag. The lace edge at the top does come up quite high which makes it a great every-day t-shirt bra, because there is no way even with bending over multiple times a day running after a toddler that I’m going to pop out over the top.

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Cross-over Nursing Sleep Bra Review

lace trim nursing bra

Over the past week, I have been wearing the cross-over nursing sleep bra to bed. At 37weeks pregnant, and a size 16DD, I was interested to see how it felt to wear something all night.To begin with the material is soft, flexible and supportive. As a 'crop top' style bra it has no clips and is as simple as pulling over your head. There was found to be no 'scratchy' seams or edges which is a big pro in my books.

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Little Frog – Sunny Agat II Review

little frog wrap review

The Little Frog iss surprisingly supportive, I only have a Hoppediz “Light” to compare, but even as a bit of a beginner to wrapping – and my first size 3 – I found it pretty easy to handle. Also, I understand that it should still soften up as it’s broken in (read 10 way to break in a new wrap).

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Baby Beehind Magicall Review

baby beehind magicall review

I first purchased 6 Baby Beehind Magicalls, size large, when my first baby was about 11 months old, up until then I’d been using old-school terry towel nappies with pins, as well as prefolds with a Snappi nappy fastener. After the first couple of washes and wears I ordered another …

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An Extract of my Life in the Modern Cloth World

modern cloth nappies

When i was born my parents had one choice; to use terry cloth nappies. And mum would soak, wash, dry then fold them ready to use. Now it seems more convenient to use disposables. Simply purchase from the supermarket and use then throw. Now when i fell pregnant with my daughter i was expecting to do the same. In fact i found a direct to public wholesaler whose nappies were made right there in my local area. Bonus.

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A Review on Modern Cloth Pads

I have suffered with every kind of period there is, light annoying random spotting, to "Oh My god! I am dying" type bleeding, and one thing that continues to be a huge part of the terrible red wave journey is the types of ways we try to stay clean, fresh and reduce the chances of walking around with stains on our pants.I am a pad user. I have never been comfortable using a tampon, ever. I was a very happy disposable pad user, until I started having random bleeds from my IUD. I felt like I was wearing pads ALL the time. And I really was, 2 months of non-stop bleeding. Wearing the disposable pads was beginning to get chaffey on my lady bits, and was beginning to add up with the amount of packets I had to buy.

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Rozibaby Pram Review

I’ve had the opportunity to borrow a Rozibaby pram to test out and review. First impressions with this pram are it is a very attractive pram, I love the look of it. They have a fun and funky colour range, especially when every fabric component is selected separately, so there’s no reason you can’t have a blue, orange and green pram and with the interactive Pram Builder, you can customise your colour choices to suit your own taste – and if that’s not enough for you to choose your colours you can order a colour swatch before you make that decision – and if THAT’S not enough, you can buy the fabric components separately...

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Confessions of a Pram Addict

“Hi, My name is Rachel and I am a pram addict.”I have another confession to make, I’ve bought two prams since this article was originally written in April 2013! Whoops! I have good reasons… excuses… mostly boredom, opportunity, poor impulse control and my partner is a terrible enabler. I look to him to say “no” and he says “why not”.So, I thought I’d update this confession with my newest purchases and take you through the journey of how one thing led to another and I wound up buying my 11th pram.

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Shared Care App

These days there is no such thing as a typical family structure. Usually as a result of divorce, separation or simple circumstance many families fall outside of the standard one mum and one dad scenario. Our family is one of those.

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How to Choose a Pram

There are lots of things to consider when choosing a pram, below are some questions to ask yourself before you make that decision. Also, browse our "Top 10 Pram" list.

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