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Win 1 of 6 Everloc prize packs valued at $84.90!

Get rid of those cluttered shower floors with this Everloc prize pack! With a shower caddy worth $34.95, and a large shelf with a value of $49.95, your bathroom will become a mess free zone, and you can even keep products out of reach of little ones hands. The added benefit of no drilling or […]

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Win 1 of 2 WhimsyKids quilt covers

Zoom around in your spaceship or be the wise owl and ignite imaginations creating bedtime stories with these beautiful quilt covers sets. Choosing between the Take Off quilt cover, or the Dotty Days quilt cover, you get the freedom for design. Whimsy aims to blend the clean fresh aspects of today’s modern design trends to […]

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Win a BabyBeehinds prize pack!

Want to make the change to cloth nappies but don

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Nut-Free Chocolate-Fruit Snack Bars

  We love the combination of dried fruit, oats and chocolate! These absolutely awesome nut free bards are so good for you,and great for school lunch boxes. They take about 15 minutes to put together, 35 minutes to cook and about an hour to cool. The honey means they take a while to cool  down. […]

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Homemade Bath Paint

Now here is a way to make bathtime fun! What you need: Mix 8 tablespoons cornstarch (really just add as much as you need to get it to a thicker consistency) 3/4 cup baby soap (I think that using baby shampoo would work just fine too…especially if it is tear free) Food colouring How to […]

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How to Shop In Peace

Kirsty Newbury and Susan Clarke help take the stress out supermarket shopping with these seven tips Let’s face it, taking the kids to do the grocery shopping (we’re talking children, trolley, high-stress stuff) is generally unavoidable. That is, unless it’s done late in the evening after the kids are in bed, when you’d much rather […]

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Up-Cycle Old Crayons

Get Crafty If your house is like mine you a humungous tub filled with stubby crayons collected since. How we have collected so many I have no idea ever since the little one could grasp anything, they have arrived and the tubs dutifully topped up with restaurant crayons and drawing packs. Now is the time […]

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Pineapple and Mango pops

Oh Yes…Summer is here! Keep cool with these wonderfully Pineapple and Mango pops. Makes about twelve pops INGREDIENTS: 2 slices pineapple cut in chunks 1 medium mango – peeled and cored 1 cup milk 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 cup plain Greek yogurt ¼ cup sugar (optional) METHOD: Place all the ingredients in a blender […]

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Are the “twos” really that terrible?

  FamilyLab family therapist Jesper Juul and Hayes van der Meer recommend taking a positive approach to “the terrible twos” At around the age of two, children begin to express a new kind of longing – a desire for greater autonomy as they search for independence from their parents. As we all know, this is […]

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Spinal Injury Awareness Week, 9-15 November 2014

Being told you have a spinal cord injury is a frightening occurrence if you’re all grown up. But what if you’re only a child? What do all the big words really mean? How can you understand all this information, and then explain clearly and easily what is happening to family and friends? On the eve […]

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Best ever play dough

If you have never tried making your own play dough, this is the time to give it a try. It’s cheaper to make it, great fun, is softer and lasts a lot longer! You will need: 2 cups plain flour (all purpose) 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 cup salt 2 tablespoons cream of tartar Up […]

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On tap!

My Child columnist and environmental engineer Laura Trotta asks why we are ruining our environment with water bottle waste when our tap water is so extraordinary Earlier this year the City of San Francisco upped its eco cred by announcing a ban on the sale of plastic water bottles of 620ml or less on city […]

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Tiny Teddy cars recipe

Perfect little race cars for a birthday party or an afternoon playdate. Serving Size: 24 Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 2 mins Ingredients: 100g milk chocolate, melted 1 bag Milky Way bars (you will need 24) 1 box Tiny Teddy biscuits, honey flavour 1 bag Smarties (340g) Method: Set out a tray or serving […]

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Maternity & Nursing Dresses Perfect For Summer

It’s time to celebrate the arrival of the warmer weather! If you’re pregnant, we know you may be feeling all hot and bothered at the thought of an Australian summer. Eve of Eden’s summer maternity range is guaranteed to having you looking cool, cute and stylish! Our best-selling items are heading out the door – […]

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Play time!

Floor time is an essential process for improving movement, strength and balance skills in babies, so finding a suitable playmat to help them enjoy this vital part of their development is important. On The Gro’s Kush-ee® Mat is the ultimate playmat for protecting delicate heads from hard floor surfaces and putting the fun and comfort […]

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Sound sleep

The Love To Layer ON Merino (RRP $59.95) is the innovative way to replace loose blankets in the cot and keep your baby merino-warm all night long. It is designed to fit perfectly over our favourite Love To Swaddle UP and can’t be kicked off during sleep time. See lovetodream.com.au.

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Little Innoscents Hair & Body wash

The brand’s top selling product is the body and hair wash. Deeply hydrating, refreshing and bursting with essential oils of Spearmint, Lavender and Sweet Orange this is heaven in a bottle. It’s gentle enough to use daily, with a low suds formula (which means it has no chemical nasties) that still effectively removes dirt and […]

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