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    Baby Sleep Solutions: 5 baby sleep tips, review of Katrina Villegas’ book, and a special GIVEAWAY

    Today I would like to introduce Katrina Villegas from Mama’s Organized Chaos. She is a former process engineer and chemistry teacher turned stay at home mum. She will be sharing five baby sleep tips she used to get her babies sleeping through the night by the time they were 4 months old.  Katrina is also the author of Baby Sleep Solutions: Exhausted? How to Get Your Baby Sleeping Through the Night in 6 Easy Steps. I have included a review of her book below. There is also a chance for ONE lucky mum to WIN a digital copy of Katrina’s book. See the end of this post for the GIVEAWAY…

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    Breastfeeding tips for new moms: Common breastfeeding questions answered by a Certified Lactation Counsellor

    Today I would like to introduce Rachel Da Silva, a Registered Nurse, Certified Lactation Counsellor, mum and founder of Mommy Did You Know. She will be sharing her breastfeeding tips for new moms. You can also read about the most common breastfeeding mistakes and how to fix them, a mum’s personal experience and tips for breastfeeding around the world, and breastfeeding essentials for new mums. Breastfeeding tips for new moms The birth of a baby is such an exciting time for a new family. However, it also comes with a lot of questions. As a nurse and lactation counsellor, my patients are always asking me questions about breastfeeding, newborn care,…

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    Best place to travel with baby in Asia

    A lot of people say you should travel before you have kids, because you can’t when you do have kids, and to especially stay away from Asia. I disagree. Before my little one turned two, he had already travelled to four countries, three of which were in Asia. (Yes, he is very lucky to have parents that love to travel. Mind you, the first time I went overseas was when I was in my twenties and I paid for it by myself). Though some destinations are more baby friendly than others. I’ll share with you what I think are baby friendly travel destinations in Asia. I also reached out to…

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    Indoor Activities for Babies and Toddlers: Age appropriate activities for infants and toddlers

    What activities can you do with infants indoors? What can do you do on a rainy day with a baby? How do you entertain a baby? What activities help child development? What are age appropriate activities for infants? I have created a list of indoor activities for babies to help you entertain your little one. Please note any activities baby does should be under your supervision or that of another trusted adult. Activities to do with a newborn, 0 to 3 months old Supported tummy time To help build baby’s strength to roll, eat, crawl, sit and walk, supported tummy time is essential. You can roll a towel into a…

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    Capsule Wardrobe Challenge: Petite Capsule FREE 7 day challenge to build a capsule wardrobe

    Is your wardrobe cluttered? Do you have a wardrobe full of clothes, but nothing to wear? Does it take you forever to pack for a holiday? Are your ready to build a capsule wardrobe to make it easier to find something to wear every morning? Yes, I want to join the challenge! Welcome! Check your email to start the challenge 🙂 Join the FREE 7 day Capsule Wardrobe Challenge! What you’ll get: A daily task to easily and effectively build a capsule wardrobe. Guidance on how to decide which clothes to declutter and remove from your wardrobe. A wardrobe checklist designed specifically to ensure you don’t have to guess what…

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    Using a digital vision board as a new mum

    Today I’d like to introduce Kristyn from A Human In Training. She is sharing advice on how to use a digital vision board as a new mum. Enjoy! As you enter motherhood, there is so much that you are involved in. So many things are a part of your new everyday routine that weren’t before. These new items quickly take your attention away from what you deemed important pre-baby. Suddenly spending 20 minutes a day on your hair doesn’t seem as much of a priority as it once did, does it? Outside of the normal daily tasks that you have to do to keep yourself and another (much tinier) human…

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    New Mum Blogs: Mum to mum advice

    Being a new mum is a tough job. There’s no manual, guidebook or standard operating procedure to follow. The best way to forge ahead on your new adventure called motherhood, is to get advice mum to mum. You can call your mum, sisters, friends, or check out these new mum blogs, including mummy bloggers UK and Europe, mummy bloggers Australia, working mum blog, and family travel blogs. Hope you find this mummy bloggers list useful. New Mum Blogs The Thoughtful Parent The Thoughtful Parent is a parenting blog that strives to bring child development research into the lives of parents in a way they can actually use. They provide articles…

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    10 tips for having a great family holiday when travelling with baby and toddler

    Today I’d like to introduce Elizabeth from Simple Tender Joyful. Using her experience of travelling with baby and toddler, she has compiled some super handy tips on how to have a great family holiday. Enjoy! You can also read mum of three, Leslie’s, six secrets to travelling peacefully with a toddler, Alia’s tips for travelling with two toddlers overseas, and what Lucy learnt from her first holiday with baby. Ahhh, the elusive great family holiday. Is it a myth? A rare unicorn of an event? As likely to happen as actually loving your haircut on the day you get it? Sure, we’ve all heard about other people having a fantastic…

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    The best non-toy gifts for toddlers

    Toddlers don’t need a lot of toys. Most of the time they like everyday items around the house. Today I’d like to introduce Sara from Caperly. She has compiled this super handy list of the best non-toy gifts for toddlers. Are you getting hot sweats thinking about Christmas shopping? Stuck for ideas of what to buy younger children this Christmas? Or are you trying to be a little more environmentally friendly with your gift giving this year? Why not check out Caperly; an online gift giving platform to buy experiences! The activities are all for Children and their families to enjoy in and around Sydney. It’s a hassle-free way to…

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    The ultimate Christmas gift guide for new mums and babies

    What gifts do new mums really want? Stylish & Practical Nappy Bag A nappy bag is a must for all new mums and babies. It keeps everything a new mum may need when she heads out with baby – nappies, wipes, nappy balm, hand sanitiser, change mat, tissues, toys, bottles, bibs, change of clothes, hat, sunscreen, as well as mum’s keys, phone and wallet. Hedzup’s Neoprene Bags are perfect nappy bags. They are stylish, but also practical. The neoprene fabric means they are washable. A must when baby may spit up all over mum and the nappy bag. It happens. Neoprene also means waterproof, keeping mum’s and bub’s items dry.…