A toddler essential you didn’t know you needed

Mum knows best, so when local Mama and free-lance designer Melissa came to us with an idea for her 18 month old Liam, we were straight to work. She wanted a low profile pillow to support little Liam’s head and neck as he was having trouble sleeping on his firm cot mattress and was even … Read more A toddler essential you didn’t know you needed

Last Ride to Burpsville – resolve colic, reflux, lactose and dairy overload in your baby

Book Review: Philippa Murphy, Nurture with Nature: Prevent and Remedy Colic, Reflux, Lactose and Dairy Overload. Nature’s Logical Answers. (Christchurch: Murphy Media Ltd, 2015 230pp., $49.95 pbk) By Nessa King My first baby, now 28, experienced long bouts of inconsolable crying. I’d heard vague stories about ‘colic’ but in my naivety had just assumed that … Read more Last Ride to Burpsville – resolve colic, reflux, lactose and dairy overload in your baby

The Magic of Wool – learn how it keeps your baby healthy

Wool’s a very versatile natural fibre. It’s naturally water resistant, breathable, safe and non toxic, making it ideal for essential baby items. Our mothers and grandmothers were well aware of the benefits of wool, but the move towards synthetic fibres for padding, especially in infant mattresses, carriers and car seats, has meant that in the modern … Read more The Magic of Wool – learn how it keeps your baby healthy