Bamboo Bargain: Save 40% at Linenly

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Jun 262019
 

During these chilly winter nights there is nothing I enjoy more than snuggling up in a nice warm bed with a good book. All evening I look forward to that wonderful moment of finishing my final chore of the day and sliding into bed. Although relaxing in bed sounds fabulous, when you know what’s hiding in your bedlinen it may not be such a good idea at all!

Australian company Linenly recognises not only the value of rest and relaxation, but also the importance of high quality organic materials and ethical production. Linenly has made it their mission to provide Australian families with beautiful 100% organic bamboo bedlinen that is both luxurious and loving for your health and the environment, ensuring you the sweetest of dreams night after night.

Carefully sourced by owner Luyang the entire Linenly range is made from silky soft 100% organic bamboo fibre which is completely free from nasty toxins or harmful substances (backed up by Oeko-Tex certification). Bamboo is naturally hypoallergenic, breathable and anti-microbial which makes it the perfect choice for eczema sufferers and those with other sensitive skin conditions.

Fitted sheets, flat sheets, pillow cases and even quilt covers, single, double, queen or king, Linenly has every bedroom covered. With a range of classy colours to choose from there is a Linenly look to suit your style and decor perfectly. Prices range from $44.95 to $239.95.

Want to discover the many benefits of bamboo for yourself without breaking the bank? Right now you can save a massive 40% on all Linenly bamboo sheet sets, now that’s what I call a sale! Prices as marked.

As we recently upgraded to a king size bed this was the perfect opportunity to spoil myself with some Linenly luxury too. My new bamboo sheets have just arrived and I can’t wait to put them to the test. Obviously I’ll make sure to share my thoughts a little later so keep an eye out for my review. I am excited!

To find out more about Linenly, to browse the range and to order online visit www.linenly.com.au.

May 302018
 

The uggs are back in use, the woodfire is on and the beds are made with flannelette sheets… the cold season has well and truly arrived! She may be old enough for a proper girl bed, but Hattie is definitely not big enough to manage the sheets and keep her quilt on throughout the night. Of course I hate to think that she’s laying there in the cold, so I trust ergoPouch to keep her warm all night long:

Super soft, padded and snuggly warm, stepping into a ergoPouch 2.5 TOG Winter Sleep Suit (RRP $64.95) is pretty much like being wrapped up in a cosy quilt that fits your body like a glove. I secretly wish they made these awesome sleep suits in my size too!

Over the years ergoPouch has become known around the globe for its dedication to natural fibres, offering parents a safe choice for their baby and the environment. By avoiding nasty chemicals and itchy synthetic fabrics ergoPouch has also earnt the tick of approval from the Eczema Association, great peace of mind for those with sensitive skin! The Winter Sleep Suit outer is made with 95% organic cotton with a touch of elastane to allow active kids to move around freely, while the thick 100% organic cotton filling keeps cold chills at bay with a 2.5 TOG rating.

As Hattie is past the sleeping bag stage the Winter Sleep Suit is the perfect next step, it’s just as comfortable and warm and at the same time it allows her to hop in and out of bed by herself and walk around too. Dressing your little sleepy head and midnight nappy checks/changes are a breeze thanks to the special three-way zip, opening up both the front and back. It also has super handy fold-over cuffs at the wrists (up to size 2) and ankles, allowing you to cover tiny toes and little hands in just a flash.

The 2.5 TOG Winter Sleep Suit is currently available in sizes 1 to 5 years and comes in three gorgeous prints to suit boys and girls: Midnight Arrows, Petals and Triangle Pops.

Hip tip: Sign up for the FREE ergoPouch newsletter to stay up-to-date with all the latest news and exciting arrivals and receive 10% discount on your first order.

To find out more ergoPouch, to locate a stockist near you or to order online visit www.ergopouch.com.au.

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Baby Loves Sleep

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Nov 102016
 

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Sleep, what can I say… As a mum of five I get very little of it, in fact I can’t even remember the last time I slept a whole night without being woken by one or more of my beautiful children. Many people think it’s newborn babies who cause all these broken nights, but not in our house. We have swaddled all our little ones from birth and found it worked a treat, the night time trouble only started once they grew out of the wrap…

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Going from the snug, safe haven of a swaddle to the big, wide world of flapping arms and kicking legs is a tricky and tiring transition for precious bundles and their parents. Thankfully Baby Loves Sleep owner and Aussie mama Lourdes, also known by her nickname Malou, is coming to the rescue of tired families across the country with this clever invention:

sleepy-hugs-greyThe unique, patent pending Sleepy Hugs sleep suit is designed to help you to gently and safely move away from the tight swaddle whilst maintaining that comforting, cosy feeling that so many babies need to get into a restful, deep sleep. The enclosed wing-like sleeves mimic the ‘restricted’ feel of a traditional swaddle without limiting arm movement and the spacious, wide sack allows for plenty of hip movement (and even a hip dysplasia harness).

Made from 100% soft, breathable cotton fabric Sleepy Hugs are perfect for the sensitive skin of newborns and those suffering from eczema and other skin conditions. Even better, thanks to the closed-in design small hands are kept safely away from the face to avoid scratching. To make midnight nappy changes as quick and easy as possible you can zip the suit open from the bottom, so convenient! Here’s to long nights and lazy naps for everyone…

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The Sleepy Hugs sleep suit (RRP $59.95, ages 3 months – 12 months+) is currently available in four stylish designs to suit both boys and girls. Whether you live in a cold or hot climate, with both an Autumn/Winter and Spring/Summer weight to choose from you can rest assured your Sleepy Hugs suit will keep your baby comfortable all night long.

To find out more about Baby Loves Sleep, to locate a stockist near you or to order online visit www.babylovessleep.com.au.

Aug 142014
 

Big Birthday Bash – Day 14

When Aromababy founder and mum-of-two Catherine Cervasio struggled to find natural organic products for her own baby many years ago she decided to take matters into her own hands and create a natural and organic skincare range for pregnancy, baby and the entire family. Aromababy was born and quickly claimed its place as one of the most loved organic skincare brands across the globe, from hospitals in Australia and New Zealand to national and international celebrities everyone simply loves Aromababy.

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Aromababy was the first baby care label to use neonatal research as a guide AND be formulated without petro-chemicals, parabens, propylene glycol, sulphates and countless other ingredients thought to be linked to skin irritations. We all want only the best for our children and Aromababy offers just that, peace of mind for caring parents and no nasties. Hair cleanse, body lotion, massage oil, bath gel, baby powder, nappy change cream and more, Aromababy has you covered from top to toe.

Aromababy Barrier Balm, the hero product of the range, is an absolute must-have for Australian families. While originally formulated to soothe nappy rash it soon became a go-to product for eczema, cradle cap, windburn, chafing and a range of other skin related problems, what a fantastic multi-use product! Tip: Keep a nice big jar of Aromababy Barrier Balm at home and carry the mini version (10g) in your handbag or baby bag, for quick relief on the go.

To find out more about Aromababy, to locate a stockist near you or to order online visit www.aromababy.com.

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Broken Tricycle AW 2014

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Mar 242014
 

Broken Tricycle

It has only just arrived in the Bean and Me online store and it’s already flying of the shelves, I am of course talking about the brand new Broken Tricycle AW 2014 collection. If you love Australian design, are a big fan of soft organic fabrics and a sucker for stylish patterns and cool prints you are sure to adore Broken Tricycle:

Broken Tricycle Cat Sweater

Designed right here in Australia by Melbourne mama of two Patricia Broken Tricycle has quickly secured a spot amongst the hippest organic clothing labels. The latest collection feels like a fresh breeze, the colours are vibrant and eye catching and the prints are quirky and fun. Sizes start at a tiny 0-3 months up to 3 year old, if you have a cheeky little tot that fits the bill be quick and secure your sizes before they sell out.

Broken Tricycle Penguin SweaterMy personal favourite piece is the Banjo Play Pant ($35), these fruity sherbet coloured pants are a perfect way to brighten up a dreary autumn day. The same pinky shade can be found in the gorgeous Cat Sweater ($40) so together these two pieces make a cute, cosy and very comfy outfit for active baby girls. If you have a little boy you can sport the sweater look too, get your groove on with this cool Penguin Sweater.

Broken Tricycle Banjo TrackieBecause Broken Tricycle clothing is made of organic cotton it is an ideal choice for children who suffer from eczema, allergies and sensitive skin. Of course it is a great choice for any child, after all no one like breathing in nasty chemicals or getting red and itchy skin that stops you from having fun playing or sleeping soundly. To help you pick the correct size for your child the wonderful Rochelle at Bean and Me has put together a handy Broken Tricycle size chart, easy as pie.

To find out more about Bean and Me, to browse the Broken Tricycle range and to order online visit www.beanandme.com.au.

Dec 302013
 

Life Space

With a new year just around the corner health is always a much talked about topic, most people are keen to live a healthier life and somehow the first of January is a magical turning point for many. Of course a healthy diet and plenty of exercise are a must but even something as small and easy as a great probiotic can make a difference.

Life Space PregnancyIf you are expecting a new bundle of joy your choice of probiotic can have a huge impact on not only your own but also your babies health, take the exciting new range of Life Space Probiotics. Developed and manufactured right here in Australia all 100% natural Life Space products are based on the latest scientific evidence, they are made with only the highest quality, pharmaceutical grade ingredients and are TGA approved.

Recent clinical research from New Zealand has shown that when expecting mothers take a 6 billion daily dose of the probiotic bacteria Lactobacillus Rhamnosus (from week 32 to 6 months post-birth when breastfeeding) the risk of the child developing allergies like eczema or hay fever is reduced by a massive 44%. With more and more children suffering from allergies this is a major discovery, you can change your child’s health with just one capsule a day!

Life Space BabyLife Space Probiotics are available as a convenient capsule for expecting (and breastfeeding) mothers but also in powder form for babies (0-24 months) and children. Providing your little ones with their daily dose of probiotics is super easy, just add 1 gram (dosage spoon included) to their food or liquids, mums nipple, directly into their cheek or on their gums before feeding or of course straight from the spoon.

Aside from reducing the risk of allergies Life Space Broad Spectrum Probiotics for babies have many other great health benefits like encouraging a healthy development of baby’s immune system, promoting healthy bowel movements and alleviate constipation, offer protection against viral illnesses such as rot avirus, symptomatic relief of baby colic and more. All ingredients are completely safe for infants from birth, you’re never too young for Life Space!

Life Space Children'sUnlike many other probiotics Life Space Probiotics are surprisingly affordable with prices starting at just $27.99 for a 2 month supply, For even better value check out the value packs online, shipping is free Australia wide. For best results use your Life Space Probiotics within 4 months of opening, no refridgeration is required. The Life Space range of probiotics, multi vitamins and supplements is available online and from leading pharmacies across Australia.

Good to know: Life Space Probiotics are free from dairy, lactose, casein, gluten, yeast, wheat, fructose, artificial colours, flavours and preservatives, making them suitable for almost any diet.

To find out more about Life Space, to locate a stockist near you and to order online visit www.mylifespace.com.au.

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Jun 282013
 

Cold Power

The most heartwarming smile, the tiniest fingers and toes, big sparkling eyes and a cute little nose, I just love everything about babies except the large amounts of washing they create. Somehow I thought that one little person extra wouldn’t make much difference when it came to my already huge laundry pile, but I couldn’t have been more wrong. Just for fun I have collected all the washing I have done this week for the baby only (imagine all the winter washing from the other five of us on top of that!):

Tiny baby, big washing pile

Tiny baby, big washing pile

Cold Power Sensitive TouchCountless sets of clothes, bedlinen, wraps, towels and of course an enormous pile of burp clothes, our little Sybil is an expert at making dirty washing. Because of our experience with eczema in our older children we are very aware of the first symptoms and unfortunately it looks like Sybil may have inherited the same sensitive skin as the others. When it comes to skincare products and washing powder I try to avoid unnecessary ‘nasties’ that could irritate her delicate skin.

Because I do at least one wash every day we go through our detergent quite quickly so I was pretty happy to receive a bottle of the new Cold Power Sensitive Touch laundry liquid to try. Cold Power Sensitive Touch is hypoallergenic and dermatologically tested and is free from perfumes, something that often triggers irritation of both skin and airways. This ‘gentle’ promise is backed up by a partnership with the Eczema Association of Australasia so I felt confident it was a safe choice for our family. I have not noticed any difference in their breathing or skin so Cold Power has earnt a tick there.

We put it to the test: Approved!

We put it to the test: Approved!

Cold Power Sensitive Touch may be gentle on the skin but of course a laundry detergent is not very useful if the washing doesn’t come out clean. As the name suggests Cold Power stands out from other laundry products by its ability to deliver excellent results in cold water, saving you both energy and money. I will admit that I normally wash with warm water because my kids take out the no.1 prize when it comes to making stains and those stains don’t easily budge without hot water (or so I thought).

Cold Power SSI didn’t think they would but the cleaning results with Cold Power Sensitive Touch are identical to my ordinary washing powder, it looks like there are no more excuses for me not to go cold! A small number of really tough stains could not be lifted but to be fair my usual laundry detergent couldn’t get rid of them either (I tried!) so they needed a simple overnight soak, no problem at all.

Cold Power Sensitive Touch laundry detergent is available as a powder ($14.99, 2kg) and liquid ($14.99, 2L) and you can find it in the cleaning aisle of your local supermarket. One 2L bottle/2kg pack holds enough detergent for 44 washes (on average), that’s a lot even for a big family like ours. When you think of the energy and therefore money you save by using cold water I think Cold Power offers great value for money and of course it is better for the environment too. To find out how and how much you could save on your washing costs by washing smarter take the quick Shrink Your Bill test.

To find out more about Cold Power Sensitive Touch visit www.washsmarter.com.au.

This is a sponsored post for Cold Power and Digital Parents Collective. Cold Power Sensitive Touch provided complimentary samples 
for this post, however the opinions and content expressed within are completely my own.

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