Breastfeeding or Bottle feeding?

How your newborn is fed is the first nutrition decision to be made for the child. Water, juice, and other foods are usually unnecessary during a baby’s first 4-6 months. Breast milk or formula provides all the nutrient babies need until they start eating solid foods. These guidelines on breastfeeding or bottle feeding will enable you to know what’s appropriate for you and your baby. Breastfeeding or Bottle feeding? It is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) that babies be breastfed exclusively…

Steamed Pork ‘Stir Fry’ Baby Food Recipe

  Suitable from: 8+ month old Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 100g pork fillet, 1 pak choy, 4 baby sweet corn, ¼ red capsicum, ½ carrot, garlic, ½ teaspoon ginger, ½ teaspoon lemon rind This recipe is made using beba babycook. The steps can be followed usinf a normal steamer basket. Chousing vegetables into small pieces. Chop pork into 1cm cubes. Peel and grate ginger and garlic. Grate lemon rind. Place all ingredients in the steamer basket of the Babycook®. Fill the Babycook® with water to level 3 and press steam…

Smoky Red Lentil Stew

A great Family meal to serve everyone in the family.   Serves 3 to 4 2 large carrots 1 medium yellow onion 2 stalks celery 3 medium garlic cloves 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons smoked paprika (pimentón), plus more for garnish ¼ teaspoon cumin 1/8 teaspoon cayenne 1¼ cups red lentils 1 quart (4 cups) vegetable broth ¾ teaspoon kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons lemon juice (½ large lemon) 1 handful cilantro or Italian flat-leaf…

The need for babies to be provided with the best products.

Having a baby is a thing of immense joy; in a baby, we get a feeling of a new beginning, we see a replica of ourselves, or our partner, and the greater delight is in watching that cradling infant grow and mature into a well-to-do grown-up; however, before that state we have to ensure our little pumpkin gets the best when it comes to comfort and quality, it is never entirely satisfying to provide substitute for him or her. Whether you be a pregnant…

The Healthy Eating Plan For Body Preparation During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, there’s the need to have a proper and healthy eating plan. Diet, in this context, doesn’t mean reducing the amount of calories you take in or trying to shed weight. It means fine-tuning how you eat and what you eat to make sure that both you and your baby are receiving as much nutrients as your body needs. When you are pregnant, it is important to have a healthy eating plan because it is critical to the growth and development of your…

Skip Hop Playspot Geo Playmat Product review

This weekes featured product is Skip Hop Playspot Geo Foam floor tiles. Playspot has been one of our staple products for over 12 months now.Always been a keen seller and customers favourite with raving reviews. I love recommending this to our showroom customers with babies in crawling stage.Basically, if your baby has grown out of their Skip Hop Playgyms this is a great purchase. It will serve you well for a very long time. We use two packs combined in our showroom as floor…

Zazu Sam sleep trainer Review

Zazu SAM  3 in 1 nightlight, sleep trainer and clock product demonstration at our showroom. Zazu SAM  Pros Compact all in one product. No need to purchase separate night light or clock. Adorable Sam the sheep character. Available in grey, pink or blue to suit boy or girl. Can be battery powered or connected to main power with included AU standard adapter. Battery power function makes it easy to travel with SAM. Adjustable light settings, volume and clock settings. (analogue or digital) Visual for kids to…

Zazu Lou 2 in 1 nightlight Pros and Cons

Zazu Lou 2 in 1 nightlight product demonstration at our showroom. Zazu Lou night light Pros Zazu Lou is easy to use 2 in 1 nightlight with battery power or electricity. Zazu Lou includes adjustable settings for brightness and timer for auto shutoff. It is voice-activated night light function is perfect for late night comforting for kids. Adorable colourful LOU owl character in grey, blue and pink.Perfect for Girl or a Boy. Multifunctional. Nightlight or reading light setting. It is perfect nightlight for nursery or kids bedroom.…

Ten Facts About Uppababy 2018 Stroller

With the new arrival of Uppababy 2018 stroller in Australia, we were getting more questions regarding the new stroller. With my years of experience with Uppababy strollers and as a mother I will look at the top 10 benefits of Uppababy Vista 2017. 1. Sophisticated look with real leather. New Uppababy selected models now available with real leather handlebar cover and bumper bar cover. This adds a more sophisticated look to the new Uppababy. 2. New textile Uppababy new strollers now include durable textile…

Q & A Uppababy Vista 2018

1. Does this 2018 model require lower adaptors to be bought in addition to the package? Ie to have rumble seat (or another seat?) up top and bassinet down below? You will only require lower adaptors if you need to customise the stroller. As an example to create more space between the upper and lower seats when used with the rumble seat.If used with the bassinet you will need a lower adaptor to fit the bassinet in the lower position. With the configuration of…

7 Quick Tips For Keep Baby Warm This Winter

The chill of winter is already here. Even for myself, it’s hard to get up in the morning to take kids to school. This made me think if ways how to keep babies warm and snug. Cutest thing I saw was newly born in a snug woolly blanket made by his mum.Keeping little bubs warm and snug. What I love the best is swaddling the newborns. This is the best way to keep little one snug.For daytime naps use one layer of swaddle wrap.…

Never giving up on your dreams

I believe this is a personal topic for all of us.Yes… been a mum is a very important role in every women’s life. But is that enough? This made me think…. Is been a mum means that we have to give up on what we are and what we like to achieve our personal life. Before we became wives and mothers we were individuals with our own dreams to achieve different goals in our life. For some, it could be simple as having to job…

Skip Hop Grab and Go Bottle Bag Demo

Introducing Skip Hop Grab and Go Bottle Bag range. Why did we decide to demonstrate this product? We are showcasing the unique features of Skip Hop Grab and Go Bottle bags. Including looking into the interior size of the bottle bag and having a closer look at the high quality easy to clean child-friendly material. What is it made of? Made of unique high-quality, easy to clean BPA free and phlalate free material. Phlalate  is a substance added to plastics to increase their flexibility,…

Things That Make Me Love Getting Back To Blogging

Getting back to blogging… It has been a while since I blogged. With the hectic day to day workload of being a mum and running a busy business taking most of my days time, it was hard to schedule blog posts weekly basis. I did try employing a professional blogger to fill in space… unfortunately the content was lacking originality. So I am back to writing. I am writing on my iPhone directly to the blog post making it easy for me to write…

Uppababy Travelsafe Program

This article published to answer our customers concerns about  Uppababy Travelsafe program. Information published  based on the current updated information available through Uppababy. Registering an uppababy product is NOT an option in Australia, it is only available in the US.All the Australian products purchased covered with Uppababy Australia.Australian warranty only covers the stroller bags purchased in Australia through authorised Uppababy retailers. What is Uppababy Travelsafe Program ? TravelSafe Program guarantees your stroller, Rumble Seat, or Bassinet during air travel. Any damage caused to your gear during air…

Celebrating Easter with Kids

Easter Bunnies, Chocolates and Candy : In USA, Easter is known as the second largest candy-consuming holiday second only to Halloween. I love my chocolates and being a sweet tooth, I do enjoy most types of candy and Easter treats. Sweets and lollies are only good in small amounts… Let’s do something healthy, colourful, and fun with kids this Easter: Try these fun idea with your kids instead of handing out chocolates and candy this Easter. Chocolate Covered Frozen Bananas To make 4 servings Time…

Is SAM Here to Save Our Sleep?

Zazu SAM is a sleep trainer clock from the ZaZu range. Available in three gorgeous colours, Pink, Blue and Grey, it is a multifunctional alarm clock, night light and sleep trainer. My experience with SAM SAM the Sheep is a new product that has been launched in Australia by ZaZu Kids’ range. I was one of the privileged retailers to see the product range first in Australia. At first I was very sceptical. How many products actually say they will help kids to stay…

Mums Verdict on Zazu Animal Soft Toy Comforter

What is the Zazu Animal Soft Toy Comforter? The Zazu Animal Soft Toy Comforter is a character soft toy with the additional benefit of soothing and calming sounds including a heartbeat sound. The special benefits of this for baby include automatic activation with baby’s crying, and automatic shut off with a timer. It can also be activated by shaking the toy. In addition to the heartbeat sound of mum, it also includes five other different sounds for you to choose from. Suitable to use…

Valentine ’s Day gifts for a Pregnant Wife

Valentine’s Day just around the corner we all get excited about celebrating it in the most memorable way. This article is for the lovely husbands who like to make their pregnant wife’s Valentine’s Day the best, as well as for mums-to-be to share their thoughts with their partner to make this a special occasion. Why is Valentine’s Day special when you’re pregnant? Let’s face it … even though we all know how beautiful and glowing a pregnant lady looks, and how much her husband…

Baby Shower Etiquette 101

Who is supposed to throw the baby shower, anyway? Classic etiquette dictates that the mother should never throw her own baby shower. However, you are the modern mum, and this is the 21st century, where a new generation makes their own rules. You can throw your own baby shower if you like, or you can go the traditional route and find a friend or family member that would like to plan the party for you.   What you are expected to do. Whether or not…

Swaddling Your Baby for Comfort

Have you ever wondered how to swaddle a baby? Perhaps you have seen a baby wrapped neatly in a swaddling blanket and wondered why they looked so content. Maybe your little one was swaddled at the hospital and you would like to remember how to do it yourself at home. Whatever the reason for your interest in swaddling your baby, it is possible for you to learn how to do it with simple supplies and a little bit of know-how. Swaddling, or wrapping babies…