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5 things I record every day about my toddler

As a parent I am often blown away by the speed at which my children reach their developmental milestones. It is astounding (and amazing) how quickly they develop from helpless newborns into opinionated toddlers!  It all happens so quickly, I try and document all the significant changes. Here are my top 5 things to record; New words or phrases Between your child’s 1st birthday and their 5th birthday they will learn to say approximately 1300 words. Crazy right?! That makes the key toddler years of 1-4 years old an intense time of cognitive development. They start with single words like...

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Easter gift ideas without the chocolate

Easter gift ideas without the chocolate

Is your Easter all about chocolate? If you’re looking for beautiful gifts for babies and kids, and avoiding chocolate, it can get challenging, so I’ve pulled together the best baby EASTER GIFT GUIDE!!   Warmth With the change in seasons, it’s pretty easy to get all snuggly. Easter is that last weekend for warm holidays (or, let’s face it- wet ones). Aster and Oak make the most amazing organic cotton clothing and blankets. Why organic? Because babies and small children have sensitive skin and organic cotton is low allergen and oh so soft!   You’ve got the outfit, so what...

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Pregnancy, birth and going home... we've got you covered

Pregnancy, birth and going home... we've got you covered

Are you determined to record all the precious moments of your pregnancy?  After two pregnancies, there are  few things I know I want to remember. I want to know the symptoms I had and when they started or eased. I want lots of photos to look back on the way my body changed and for my girls I want to make notes of the small bits of their personality that made itself known in utero. If you're reading this and you have one child, it's hard to imagine how your next pregnancy might be different. I knew that each pregnancy...

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4 steps to the perfect page

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4 steps to the perfect page

Don't know where to start with your Monochrome Baby Book? Don't worry! We've broken down the steps to creating the perfect page. Did you catch our Facebook Live yesterday? I went through every step LIVE!! You can see how easy it is to fill in your Monochrome Baby Book or any of our other memory books? The trick is to just get started! You can catch it here: Step 1: Print Photos!!  That's right! It pays to be organised and often the biggest thing holding us back from getting started is printing photos. I love using Picture Postie Photo Printing App to print...

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Using Coloured Pencils in your Memory Book

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Using Coloured Pencils in your Memory Book

We are passionate about creating amazing memory books that allow you to be creative without spending hours and hours on it. Let’s face it, we’re mums… no-one has that much time!

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