Posts filed under: Parenting

New Year’s Memory Jar

This year I thought it would be cute to start a new family tradition. I have seen on various places online of people starting a memory jar. The aim is to fill a jar with written down moments by the […]

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Confessions of an (almost) quitter

I have been quiet with posts lately. I haven’t been active on social media very often or in blogging communities. The truth is: I’ve been struggling. I work unpredictable shifts with no routine, look after a hyperactive full on baby, […]

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Paul and Stella self-heating bottle

  To all you mamas out there, I have a super cool product to show you! Whether you formula feed or breastfeed, you will be interested in this bottle! I have been given the opportunity to try and review Paul […]

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DIY nourishing baby food

I have been really quite domesticated this weekend and made my own baby food! I knew that fresh is best when it came to baby food, yet struggled to find the time and motivation to make it myself. Late last […]

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Why I’m no longer Fit Fun Mum

I have recently rebranded myself from Fit Fun Mum to Balancing Ellie. It’s a bit of a change, but I no longer want the ‘Fit Mum’ label nor stigma. My passion in life is health and fitness. I get up […]

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Spray Pal Review

When I first began looking into cloth nappies, I was put off completely by one question that kept coming up, ‘what do I do with the poop?’. I really could not be stuffed dealing with the poop! I started my […]

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Anne Geddes does it again!

Source: Anne Geddes O. My. Gosh. Anne Geddes has released her 2015 calendar! I’m a tad excited because I love really cute baby photography, and this calendar has given me countless ideas! Her 2015 calendar theme is Under The Sea […]

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Fun Baby Activities: Sensory Play

Sensory play has been one of the greatest activities to entertain my daughter lately. She’s 6 months old and has been demanding constant engagement and stimulation when awake. Sensory play has been one of her favourite activities and games.Sensory play […]

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Funki Bums Modern Cloth Nappy

After trying countless brands and styles of cloth nappies I have a big statement to make. You ready for it? Funki Bums is by far my favourite modern cloth nappy. I have tried 4 pocket nappy brands, 1 snap in […]

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The truth about car rides with a baby

Today was a personal feat for me: I was able to get my 6 month old daughter out of the car seat, unlock the side gate, unlock the back door, turn off the alarm, and get her into bed with […]

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