Mumma Guides

Sharing the Mumma awesomeness - practical advice from other Mumma's for different ages and stages

Christmas Gift Guide for Baby's first Christmas

November 25, 2021 5 min read

With the Christmas festivities close upon us (I know, where did the time go?) we wanted to help you get ready for the time of gift-giving with some amazing and practical gifts for baby's first Christmas! 
Whether your Mum, Nan or even Aunty & Uncle, our Practical Mumma Rachel has curated the perfect list of practical gifts to help you with baby's first Christmas!
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Tips, tricks and tools for helping your baby sleep better

October 28, 2021 4 min read

Here at Mum’s toolbox,Our Mumma designers that we stock have come up with functional swaddles and sleepsuits, as well as simple, quality linens that feel and look incredible. And most importantly,help alleviate the stress of bedtime for you and your little one. 

Nothing causes more angst for new mums and dads than baby’s sleep (or lack thereof) It continually raises the never-ending question, how do I get bub to sleep long enough? and sometimes you feel like you will never reach an answer.

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Mumma self-care in Lockdown

August 12, 2021 6 min read

For Mummas, lockdown means more even more multi-tasking than usual; with baby, work and for some older kids to school, not to mention the presence of another adult in the house. Added to that we have the absence of our regular social supports and outlets. Instead of just being a teacher/physio/nurse/whatever-your-out-of-home-work-job-might-be, and then...
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Mumma Care

July 13, 2021 3 min read

When you become a Mum, it’s very easy to forget to look after yourself. You become so focused on your little ones, self-care goes out the window. But self-care is more important than ever. Your baby needs you to stay well. It’s hard to give 24x7 care when you are tired and lacking proper nutrition...
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3 Tips on How to Explain Easter to a Child

March 30, 2021 3 min read

Let’s face it, explaining crosses, dying and being raised to life again in an age- appropriate way is, well, ahhhhhh, challenging. Here’s 3 tips that we believe will help you as a parent to remember when explaining it to your kiddies!
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5 REALLY useful baby shower gift ideas

August 03, 2020 3 min read

Confidence comes from knowing that you have the resources to meet each new stage of parenting head on.  This baby shower present guide features tools that will equip the new mum for each major parenting challenge, whether it be sleeping, eating, or toilet-training.

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The Best Online Kids' Activities

April 20, 2020 3 min read

In this unprecedented time of self-isolation, and social distancing, there has been a worldwide digital explosion of community. In this blog, we have curated some of the best of these opportunities. This list is designed to be used with our free downloadable schedule (tailored to two different age groups) to help you and your children love learning at home too!

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From Time Wasted To Time Invested: COVID-19 Lockdown

April 01, 2020 3 min read

Imagine coming out of self-isolation feeling not that you have wasted time, but that you have invested time. To turn self-isolation into something positive for you and your family, we highly recommend having a goal. Perhaps you’d like to come out of self-isolation with a toilet-trained toddler, an edible garden, or having taught a few key chores to your primary school-aged child.

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Three Tips For Surviving Self-Isolation... With Kids

March 24, 2020 4 min read

Self-isolation.  Hazmat suits.  Empty grocery stores.  Does anyone else feel like they've somehow fallen into an apocalyptic Hollywood movie? 

But here's the thing.  Sometimes, something good can come out of really tough stuff.  Whatever is to come over the next season, we've got three practical tips to help you turn self-isolation into a positive experience for you and your kids.

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

April 03, 2019 3 min read

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

March 20, 2019 3 min read

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

March 18, 2019 2 min read

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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