Can I Eat That? Foods to Avoid When You’re Pregnant
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So you’ve got a bun in the oven. Congratulations! No doubt you’re being bombarded with all kinds of tips and suggestions for the smoothest, healthiest pregnancy possible. It can get a little overwhelming, can’t it? There are a lot of things about your pregnancy that you can’t control – but your diet is one thing that you can manage in...
Starting Solids: A Survival Guide
Starting solid food – oh it’s super messy, very frustrating, but a lot of fun. And it’s fascinating too, watching your munchkin discover food in all its glory, from the first mouthfuls of gloopy puree to self-feeding chubby fistfuls of fodder. Getting your kid on to the real food takes some time and a bit of patience, but it’s not...
How to Host Great Birthday Parties on a Shoestring Budget!
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Call me old fashioned but I remember when birthday parties were party pies, fairy bread and a few kids playing pass the parcel in the backyard. Sometimes with all of the perfect mums posting beautifully coordinated parties on social media it can feel like the pressure is on, but you don’t need to hire a party planner or break the...
How to Get Your Family Talking at Dinner Time
You know that getting the family together over dinner is important right? But if your house is anything like mine, talking at dinner time can be torturous... We have kids at both ends of the chatterbox scale. Our son is a sweet sensitive soul. Attempting to chat with him brings to mind having teeth extracted. How was your day? Good. PE? Good. Friends?...
F*ck Me. Chia Pudding Has Never Looked So Good
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I don’t know what this guy is saying but let me tell you, I definitely want some. Truth be told I don’t even like chia that much but today I just don’t care. What can I say? Dessert has never looked so mouth-wateringly good. I just don’t know if its the food or the abs that have me drooling... Okay...
11 Things You Might Not Want to Buy at Costco
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Do you really need a barrel-sized drum of mustard or enough meat to fill a restaurant’s walk-in freezer? Probably not. But if you're 'in the moment' at Costco chances are you could leave with just about anything. When it comes to discount shopping the excitement can sometimes cannibalize our common sense. Arriving at Costco you have good intentions. You’ll get...
Seven Spookily Healthy Halloween Treats That Won’t Rot Your Kid’s Teeth
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Brought to you by Philips Sonicare for Kids If you dread Halloween with all the sugary treats and thought of what all of that excess sugar is doing to your kids’ teeth, then we have a treat for you! Join Mum Central’s Healthy Halloween Movement and thanks to the fab new Philips Sonicare Electric Toothbrush, we've got 5 of these little babies...
We Kid-Tested Tamar Valley’s Yoghurt Pouches with No Added Sugar. The Results Speak for Themselves.
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The results of our Tamar Valley sampling campaign are in! The findings? Hands down our mums love Tamar Valley yoghurt for their kids! We all know that kids love yoghurt, and we all as mums worry about the high amount of sugar they might be consuming in a yoghurt pouch. Some of the leading yoghurt brands can contain as many as 2.5 teaspoons of...
Found! The Perfect Dinner Solution for Busy Parents
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Proudly brought to you by Marley Spoon Dinner. It happens every night and if your place is anything like mine, the reception when one of my meals hits the table can be hit or miss. Do they really need to be fed every night? Of course, food is a huge part of family life and I am a big believer that food brings people...
Popular Mettwurst and Pepperoni Recalled Over Contamination Risk
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Linke's Central Meat Store have voluntarily recalled a range of their popular Mettwurst and Pepperoni products over a potential salmonella risk. The affected products include Linke’s Garlic Mettwurst, Linke’s Plain Mettwurst, Linke’s Brandy Mettwurst and Linke’s Pepperoni. Unfortunately routine safety checks weren’t able to verify that the meats in question were manufactured safely and so the recall applies to packages including the 270g, 500g,...