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Review: Charlie Banana Cloth Diapers [Giveaway #24]

Charlie Banana Cloth Diapers have reached Asian shores! Here are my reviews on the One Size and Sized versions, with samples provided by Mummy Knows Best Shop. After 2 months of testing, I prefer the Charlie Banana One Size over the Sized (Small). The One Size looks neat and fits well because of its adjustable leg elastics. Read till …

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Jae stopped breathing & this baby monitor alerted me [iBabyGuard Infant Smart Mat] [Giveaway #23]

Here’s my review for the innovative iBabyGuard Infant Smart Mat, provided by iBabyGuard. It’s the world’s first monitor that shows live updates of a baby’s movement count. Initially, I wasn’t sure if I’d need such a monitor. Then my sixth sense nudged me to accept the review. And I’m so glad I did, because Baby Jae stopped breathing …

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[Breastfeeding] My favourite nursing tops and bras

The arrival of baby Jae means ensuring my wardrobe of clothes is breastfeeding-friendly again, at least for 12 to 18 months. Below are my favourite nursing tops and bras. 1. Nursing Tank Top This is my TOP must-have for breastfeeding. With a well-fitting strappy nursing tank, I can wear any loose fitting or flared top. …

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Learn how to teach your child math, science, language & more [Giveaway #22: Karen Tyler Montessori Teacher Training Program]

Exciting news! Today, I’m reviewing the fantastic Karen Tyler Montessori Teacher Training Program, and 1 lucky Mummy (or Daddy) stands to win a seat in her online class, worth USD150! I’ve been attending the program since 1 December 2011. It complements The Shichida Method that we’re using very well, provides a comprehensive homeschooling curriculum, saves me …

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[Potty Training] Daddy-approved pull-up pants (Kissaluvs Pocket Trainers)

More on training pants options — this is a review of Kissaluvs Pocket Trainers, provided by Milagro Trading. Potty training is a long journey, and it’s great when hubby chips in to help, especially with boys. When outdoors, hubby’s in charge of bringing Vee to the toilet and teaching him how to relieve himself “men’s style”. Kissaluvs …

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[Potty Training] Cloth diaper that can be used as training pants (Blueberry Basix AIO Cloth Diaper)

Happy 2012 to you! For the first post this year, I’m reviewing Blueberry Basix AIO Cloth Diaper, provided by Milagro Trading (previously known as Whoopeekiddies). Vee has been day potty-trained since 23+ months old, and we’re still working on getting him dry when he’s asleep. He’s using this diaper as training pants for night-time potty training. After …

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Review: GroVia All-in-Two Hybrid Cloth Diapers [Giveaway #21]

Many mums are interested in GroVia All-in-Two Hybrid Cloth Diapers. Finally, I get to review the Hook and Loop version, with a sample provided by Mummy Knows Best Shop. After 3 months of testing, I like that the GroVia AI2 diaper is trim and absorbent. The soaker pad is especially well-designed. What’s an All-in-Two Hybrid Cloth Diaper? …

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Review: Four Cow Farm Baby Wash & Calendula Remedy [Giveaway #20]

As you may already know, Vee and I have eczema, so I’m always looking out for high quality natural / organic skincare products that would soothe our sensitive skin. And I’m thankful to review the luxurious Baby Wash and Calendula Remedy provided by Four Cow Farm. About Four Cow Farm At Four Cow Farm, a Mother, Grandmother and former …

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Review: Remove stains & odour with Nellie’s Oxygen Brightener

I’m ecstatic that the Nellie’s All-Natural Oxygen Brightener has successfully removed stubborn food stains from Vee’s shirt and banished odour from his cloth diaper inserts! Trouble #1: Many months ago, Vee stained a branded polo T-shirt with probably pumpkin soup. I rubbed, soaked and washed it with Pureen H-A-D, didn’t work. Did the same with Nellie’s Laundry …

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Review: SgBum Cloth Diapers [Giveaway #19]

Here comes the review of SgBum Cloth Diapers that were launched in 2010. Maria, Singapore-based designer and owner of SgBum, provided me with a range of her products to try out on Vee. After several months of testing, I especially like the Grande Suede Cloth Diaper for its trim fit and functionality. The good news is that 3 …

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