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ICandy Raspberry Pram Review (With Video Review)

The ICandy Raspberry has my favourite combination of features! The seat lays completely flat to be suitable for newborns, it has a massive weight capacity of 25kgs AND folds with the seat attached facing in EITHER DIRECTION. Love it. It also has a lot of other features I look for in a pram, like a one handed recline, telescopic handle bar, proportionally big basket (for such a lightweight pram).

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Safety 1st Nook Review (With Video Review)

The Safety 1st Nook is a super light, easy to fold, budget friendly, compact stroller. Given its size it would make a great travel stroller. Also at its price point (Currently $269 at Baby Train) it would make a convenient second pram to keep in the boot, or at a grandparents house.

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Uppababy Cruz Review (with video review)

The Uppababy Cruz is a full sized luxury single pram. The Uppababy Cruz was previously called the Uppababy Alta, but it had a recent name change. That’s all. It’s still essentially the same pram.And I have to admit this is my kind of pram. It gives me almost everything I want in a pram.

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Baby Jogger City Tour Lux Review (Video)

Baby Jogger is a great brand that make quality, innovating, easy to use, parent-friendly prams. And I have to say I got a little bit excited about the Baby Jogger City Tour Lux. It’s the newer - more “Lux” - version of the City Tour.

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Ergobaby Omni 360 Cool Air Mesh Review

After the Omni 360 Cotton came out late last year a lot of people have been anticipating the release of the Omni 360 Cool Air Mesh (since every Ergobaby carrier has a mesh/active/cooler version). And here it is!

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Best Travel Prams 2018 – Best Compact Prams

With the school holidays fast approaching now is a good time to think about what is the best travel pram for you to take on your next trip! What makes a pram the best travel pram? We're looking for something that is light, compact, narrow, easy to fold, ideally something that can come right to the boarding gate at the airport, and better even if it fits in the overhead storage on the plane so you don't have check your pram in as luggage. 

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Bugaboo Fox Review -With Video Review

The Bugaboo Fox hasn’t quite been released yet, but it has been unveiled and it is VERY exciting. I had the opportunity to pop in to my local Baby Train store for a quick little play with it before it's officially released on March 1st. 

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Panda Carrier Review (Includes Video Review)

I was recently sent a Panda Carrier to review and I have to admit I was a little sceptical at first, because I haven’t ever used a very structured “hiking backpack” style of carrier. I’ve previously used stretchy wraps, woven wraps, buckle carriers, mei tais, buckle slings and ring slings… but never one of these.

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Ergobaby Omni 360 Review – Includes Video Review

ergobaby omni 360

I am SO excited about the latest baby carrier by Ergobaby - the Ergobaby Omni 360. It is a game changer.In the spirit of full disclosure I do work as a product demonstrator a couple of times a year for Ergobaby at the Melbourne baby expos. But this review is entirely my own.

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Babybee Prams Comet Plus (With Video Review!)

This is my third time working with babybee prams. They’re an Australian owned, Melbourne based, company which sells prams exclusively online. And I’m happy to say that they’ve brought out another lovely - and value for money - pram.

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Baby Monsters Fresh Pram Review (Video Review)

A couple of weeks ago I wandered into Baby Train to have a little look at prams (as I do) and I came across the Baby Monsters Fresh 2.0. I'd never heard of the brand before, so I just had to ask about it!Baby Monsters is a Spanish brand and it has only been available in Australia for the last couple months. They're currently only sold at Baby Train.

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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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Twister turns 50!

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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

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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

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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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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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CoolXChange Review

cool xchange

I was recently sent the Cool XChange cooling compression bandage to review.I feel a little bit under-qualified to write about what is essentially medical supplies from the perspective of giving advice about how to handle injuries - however I can definitely write from the perspective of someone who is incredibly accident prone

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CleverDIY Projects for Kids Review

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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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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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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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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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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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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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