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Wise Words from Top 10 Aussie Mums to Follow

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Wise Words from Top 10 Aussie Mums to Follow

Every mum has a different story to tell, while some tells it with filters, others tells it more truthfully, candidly, or even raw. We have put together our Top 10 Aussie mums to watch and follow, from a Mum of 10 to first time mum and everything in between. We hope this article will give new mums a wide perspective of what motherhood is really like together with some wise words and tips to take away. @thedalydiary Mum to a beautiful 4yr old girl who has the purest little soul. Liz is also looking forward to watching her little girl...

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Top 100 Gender Neutral Baby Names

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Top 100 Gender Neutral Baby Names

Unisex baby names have been around for many years but it is definitely becoming more popular especially in 2020! Here is our pick of the top 100 Gender Neutral Baby Names.  1. Charlie Ok so when you think of Charlie either Charlie Sheen on Charlie Hunnam comes in to mind? But Charlie has become a very popular girl's name in recent years and base on popularity, it is our number 1 pick of gender neutral names!  2. Reese Our first runner up is Reese, an anglicised spelling of the Welsh name Rhys according to Wiki. Equally popular for both boys and girls, although thanks...

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Muslin Wrap vs Jersey Wrap

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Muslin Wrap vs Jersey Wrap

What is the difference between Muslin Wrap and Jersey Wrap?  This is a question I asked when I was a new mum myself "Should I buy Muslin or Jersey Wrap?" along with hundreds of other questions about swaddling.  What is Muslin Wrap Muslin Wrap is a gauze like thin layer of material typically made with 100% cotton. It is now also common to see muslin wrap made with bamboo as an option. The way the fabric is weaved together means it is not stretchable.  What is Jersey Wrap Jersey Wrap is made with Jersey Cotton. Jersey is a knitting technique that allows...

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Which Swaddle to Buy?

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Which Swaddle to Buy?

Alright Ladies (and Gents!), if you are a new or expected parent you maybe wondering which swaddle to buy?  Firstly if you don't know what is a swaddle, head over to my earlier post for more details on what does swaddle mean?  Now which swaddle to buy you ask? Let us help you break down the differences of options out there: 1. Muslin Wrap Muslin Wraps, typically made with 100% cotton or sometimes with bamboo is probably the most common option you see around. It comes in a large variety of prints and it is multi-purpose (use for swaddling, a pram cover,...

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What is Organic Natural Colour Cotton?

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What is Organic Natural Colour Cotton?

Not all cotton is the same. Today we will look at 3 types of cotton. 1. The good guys - Organic Natural Colour Cotton (ONCC) grows in three naturally occurring colours, so it doesn’t need bleaching, dying or chemicals added to make the fabric colourfast.  2. The typically organic grown cotton, which are better for the environment comparing to commercial cotton, but it still needs to be stabilised and made colourfast using bleach and other chemicals even when they use plant-based dyes. 3. Commercially made cotton in garments are subjected to a laundry list of chemicals and – quite literally – swimming pools of...

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