Mumma Guides

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

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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Christmas Shopping and a Poop Finger Dip

March 13, 2019 2 min read

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

February 11, 2019 3 min read

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5 Great Ideas for Getting Kids Outdoors

October 26, 2018 3 min read

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.

June 01, 2018 5 min read

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”?

April 23, 2018 2 min read

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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