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My Child 2015 Excellence Awards


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Win 1 of 4 VTech Baby Monitors valued at $189!

Keep peace of mind while your little one sleeps and you can watch over them without disruption. With a high resolution 2.8” colour LCD screen, you can be sure to get a great picture to make sure your child is safe and secure in their own room. A temperature setting will allow you to keep […]

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My Child Short Story Competition 2015

Have you got a story to tell? Always wanted to try your hand at writing? It’s time to enter our annual My Child/Parenting Express writing competition! We’re inviting parents to submit an 850-word story for the My Life section of our magazine. The winner will have their story published in My Child Magazine. Entries must […]


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Win 1 of 6 Cushie Tushie packs worth $75.00!

Did you know, the average cost of using disposable nappies from birth to toilet training is $3,000 – $4,000, per child, and another $1,000 on disposable wipes (and even more for those who use disposable nappy sacks!)? In comparison, the cost of using Cushie Tushies is only $600 – $1,000 for that same period! If […]


BabyBjorn Giveaway!

From the name we know and trust, BabyBjorn, is giving away their Baby Carrier One in cotton and Bouncer Balance Soft in cotton. The carrier allows for all round comfort and peace of mind to the safety of your little one. With four front and back carry options, and a waist belt that provide ergonomic […]

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What are Boobie Bikkies?

  Pinky the creator of Boobie Bikkies tells us what they are. Why Pinky? – I was actually christened Patricia but got ‘Pinky’ as a nickname when I was a baby. It ‘stuck’ and the year I started school there were five Patricias in my class so I had to be Pinky. Years later, I […]

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Lice Advice

Don’t panic anyone can get head lice, but they are most common in children aged between four and 11. Jessica Riley has a look at various methods of treatment. Head lice can be found in all types and lengths of hair – having head lice is not a sign that your hair is dirty. They […]


Barbie Takes Flight As The World’s Newest Superhero!

For the first time in the brand’s 56-year history, Barbie™ is pulling out a cape and mask and transforming into a modern day superhero. Understanding that girls are looking for a different resolution than boys from ‘superhero play’, Mattel has put Barbie™ in a role that inspires girls to be super themselves. “The world of […]

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Win 1 of 6 Tiny Twig prizes!

Making the right choice for your child’s clothing is vital to the child as well as the environment. By promoting the use of organic cotton clothing, Tiny Twig can achieve the twin goals of a healthier environment and carcinogen free clothes for babies. Adding to the goodness, Tiny Twig only partners with factories that pay […]

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The Nappy Collectors

Meet these amazing women who help mothers in need with a simple necessity Jessica Buxton, Lauren Blecher, Lisa Simon, Moran Dvir and Sandra Jacobs from The Nappy Collective As the nurse handed Emma her newborn, she saw the rope like bruises on her wrists, her eyes met Emma’s with a sad knowing smile. Feeling vnerable, […]


Win 1 of 2 Olliandlime Toddlers Sets!

Olliandlime are giving you the chance to win new linen for your toddler’s cot-sized bed! Made from 100% cotton percale and twill, printed with water based inks, and free from toxic substances, these sheets and pillowcase won’t harm your little one. With two fantastic designs to choose from, blue hatch or gray nest, you can […]

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Win 1 of 7 GroHush each worth $59.95

The Gro-hush is a unique portable white noise baby calmer that will soothe and send your baby off to sleep when they are feeling irritable. It’s great for when you are out and about or traveling, as it is small and handheld! Transmitting white noise to your little one comforts them as it mimics the […]

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Win 1 of 4 Babybeanbags worth $79.99

Who doesn’t love the comfort of a beanbag? Now you can pass that luxury to your baby with the Babybeanbags giveaway! With two seat covers that grow with your child, your baby can be harnessed in to prevent any rolling off, and your toddler will have a seat of their very own. Because of the […]

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Life on canvas

Commissioned portraits in oil on canvas. Photographs are a good memory to keep for years, but a hand painted portrait feels somehow different. A painting is filled with life emotions. They depict the moment and at the same time it feels alive and changing. It captures your attention for longer so you can explore its […]

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School Anxiety

What your children really need to take with them to school By Shona Innes – Clinical and Forensic Psychologist While you sit back on a hot summer’s afternoon watching the tennis or cricket, there are likely going to be boundless numbers of commercials reminding you about back to school stationery, “proper fitting” shoes, and lunch […]

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How to choose shoes

School shoe shopping is always hard for little feet podiatrist Tim Branson sheds some light on how to choose the best shoes. With 70% of your brain’s information for movement coming from nerves on the soles of your feet, leading podiatrist Tim Bransdon recommends that children wear light, flexible shoes that emulate the natural movement […]