A Gift To Remember Always

Posted in Happy Island, Kid's World
on June 3, 2016
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We’ve all received THAT gift that made our hearts swell with love. It wasn’t the most expensive gift, it wasn’t the fanciest gift, but it was the most thoughtful.

You can create that magic moment for a special child in your life – your own daughter or son, their best friend, your best friend’s child, your niece or nephew, your neighbour… They will always fondly remember that moment and thank you for it.

Here are a few ways to create that unforgettable moment. It may take a little bit of thought but it doesn’t have to take much time.

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Letter to My New Mum Neighbour: 7 Tips to Enjoy the First Months with Baby

Posted in Mumma's World
on May 27, 2016
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Dear Kristy,

Welcome to this prestigious club we call Motherhood!

I’ve watched you as your belly ballooned. As you started developing a waddle. I saw your car pull up your driveway on the way back from the hospital. I met your baby girl for the first time, in a perfect swaddle, snoozing in her brand new pram.

I know the last thing a new mother wants is unsolicited advice. So I bite my tongue, but I have so many things I want to share with you. Here are some things that helped me through the first months, that I wish someone had told me.

  1. Shower every day. Before having a child, it was just a daily chore, something I did without even thinking. But after having a child, especially immediately afterwards, it was the little bit of me-time I needed. On tough days after marathon sessions of feeding, it made me feel like myself again.

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TOP 20 Most Popular Girls & Boys Names 2016

Posted in Hippo Blue
on May 23, 2016
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The top question on everyone’s mind is… What are the most popular names? Some want to see their favourite names on the list. Others do not. Here are the Top 20 Most Popular Girls & Boys Names from the Hippo Blue National Name Day event (April – May 2016).

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