• Family Time

    Fabulous gift ideas for men this Father’s Day

    Working out what to buy the person in your life who has everything is difficult and it’s often men who pose the biggest challenge. From husbands to dads, uncles to brothers, getting that perfect present can be tricky.  When you’re…

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    Christmas Gift Guide for toddlers

    So here it is, rushing up at us like a bullet train, that most wonderful time of the year. Yes, Christmas is right around the corner and if you’re anything like me, it goes hand in hand with thinking I’ve…

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    Review of the Hape Camper Van Walker

    It’s never easy to decide what to buy for your little ones to help their development. There is so much available now that inevitably you will end up with some baby-related paraphernalia that is hardly touched or not even used…

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    Enjoying family time outdoors with Anthisan

    P really enjoys being outdoors and playing outside, which I think is lovely and something I want to embrace before she hits the age where TV and computer games are much more appealing! I’ve always worried though that my aversion…

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    Snack ideas for weaning babies

    Weaning can be an *interesting* process. I personally found it a little confusing when I was trying to transition my daughter from from milk to solids. There is so much information out there. And there are lots of conflicting opinions.…

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    Christmas Gift Guide for 6-12 month olds

    The amount of choice available for Christmas gifts for little ones is staggering, with so many options out there. I personally think toys are always a winner, as babies grow so rapidly and newborn toys are quickly outgrown. One of…

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    My Newborn Essentials list

    Since having my daughter in mid-March, it’s taken a few weeks to figure out which are the essential products to get me through these first few months. From nappies to wipes, and products to support breastfeeding (which isn’t always easy…

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    Feeding and Weaning Wish List

    Anyone who knows me well will probably know that I like to forward plan. So with the birth our first baby fast approaching next year, I’m already way ahead of myself and thinking about feeding and even onto weaning. I…