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Should I choose Plastic, Melamine or Bamboo plates for my child?

Should I choose Plastic, Melamine or Bamboo plates for my child?

April 03, 2019

Well, we've all heard that plastics are bad and we shouldn't be eating from it, let alone our kids. But what about Melamine? What about Bamboo? I think we stick to the plastic options most of the time because the information about other options is just too overwhelming and confusing.

So we stick with plastic, because it is cheap and doesn't break, but all the time feel vaguely uneasy that we may be doing something that might one day harm our kid's health.

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How to Toilet Train a Child with Autism or Sensory Processing Issues

How to Toilet Train a Child with Autism or Sensory Processing Issues

March 20, 2019

Children with autism and sensory processing disorder have a specific set of needs when it comes to setting them up for success with abandoning nappies. Today I am talking with NZ psychologist Jenna Cunneen where we discuss some of the specific things to be aware of when toilet training kids with specific needs.

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boboandboo Wins Platinum at Junior Design Awards

boboandboo Wins Platinum at Junior Design Awards

March 18, 2019

Our super awesome, game-changing, table-transforming, five-piece dinner set took out the coveted PLATINUM Award at this year's Junior Design Awards in the UK!
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Christmas Shopping and a Poop Finger Dip

Christmas Shopping and a Poop Finger Dip

March 13, 2019

So we managed to accumulate a trolley full of soon to be pressies and were just perusing the last isle of the toy department. It was about this time that our newborn was beginning to unsettle due to needing her feed. it was also about this time that i saw the unusual look on our toddlers face. My mum gut instinct told me, this wasn't going to be good.
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Getting out of the house with confidence while Toilet Training

Getting out of the house with confidence while Toilet Training

February 11, 2019

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5 Great Ideas for Getting Kids Outdoors

5 Great Ideas for Getting Kids Outdoors

October 26, 2018

More and more, childhood experts are extolling the virtues of outdoor play. Motor, sensory, social and cognitive development – all the big words are involved when your kids ditch the screen and head outside. Besides, it’s just a whole lot of fun! And the cool thing is.......

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Making the transition from cot to bed.

Making the transition from cot to bed.

June 01, 2018

Making the transition from cot to bed is an exciting time in a little toddler’s life. When to move to a toddler bed? Like everything with toddlers, there is basically no perfect time to start, as each child is different. However , generally people start somewhere between the ages of ........

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When to start toilet training? Is there a magic “toilet training age”?

When to start toilet training? Is there a magic “toilet training age”?

April 23, 2018

When I started toilet training it was because I did not want to have two kids in nappies anymore. I thought my son seemed old enough to start wearing undies. I had no idea if he was ready – but I sure was.
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Kids sun safety for the eyes

Kids sun safety for the eyes

March 14, 2018

KIDS SUN SAFETY The “slip, slop, slap” sun safety jingle is as much a part of the Aussie vernacular as thongs and Vegemite. After all, in many parts of Australia, UV levels are high enough to cause damage year-round, not just in the height of summer. But what isn’t widely publicised is the harm caused ....

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