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Christmas Book List

Books are the perfect gift for kids at Christmas and here is The Little Reading Room’s must have list: Reindeer’s Christmas Surprise Ursula Dubosarsky and Sue deGennaro The presents are wrapped and the table is filled with delicious food, but Reindeer is alone on Christmas Eve. His family live far away …

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Janod: Award Winning French Toys And Games

Janod design and create dynamic and unique toys with an uncompromising approach for making every moment a learning moment. Award winning Janod toys are designed in France and manufactured to strict quality and safety standards, meeting both European and Australian requirements. Janod is pleased to announce that they have released …

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The Cheats Way to Eat Healthy

REVIEW: My Goodness Organics Home Delivered Food Okay it’s no secret that this little bunny isn’t that good in the kitchen. It’s not that I can’t cook, it’s just that running a couple of businesses and a family is tough and leaves me, well, let’s say ‘uninspired’ in the kitchen. …

Mindfulness In Everyday Life

The idea of ‘mindfulness’ is often associated with Buddhist monks living in a Tibetan monastery, as we see practiced in the creation of their amazing sand mandalas, or Japanese monks in the preparation and care of their Zen gardens. The true purpose of mindfulness meditation is to train the mind …

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For The Love Of The Rice Cracker

  Do you have a fussy eater? Do you spend hours preparing gourmet meals for your little one and then end up with the trusty old rice cakes out? You’re not alone… For the love of the rice cracker!  Hi all you lovely mummas, I’m Caroline, a work at home …

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A Journey: From Corporate Meetings to Motherhood

Diana from Little Gents Clothing shares her journey from corporate meetings to motherhood and the ups and downs along the way… I always had a good strong work ethic, I think I learnt this from my mum. She was always looking for the next project or the next hobby to …

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Author/Illustrator Spotlight- Jo Witek and Christine Roussey

Rebecca Teaupa from The Little Reading Room has the pleasure of reading and reviewing wonderful children’s books. Here she puts an Author/Illustrator Spotlight on Jo Witek and Christine Roussey… Jo Witek and Christine Roussey are an unstoppable duo, highly popular with both parents and children. With Roussey’s recognisable, colourful illustrations and Witek’s …

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The Benefits Of Babywearing

Medical professionals agree that infants thrive through touch; “wearing” your baby is another way to meet this need. The benefits of babywearing don’t end there … babywearing offers many other advantages, some of which include: Happy Babies. It’s true … carried babies cry less! In a study published in the journal …

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The Morning Habit That Will Save Your Sanity!

The morning habit that will save your sanity (and set a great example for your kids) Almost two years ago, I had a 3 month old who, amazingly, started sleeping through almost every night. As amazing as it felt to get more than 3 hours’ sleep in a row, I …

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Imaginative Journeys with Tiger Tribe

  Little hands, big minds. Every day, kids are bursting with energy to explore. Kids learn through play. With Tiger Tribe, play becomes an imaginative journey. Tiger Tribe is the shared brainchild of wife and husband, Naomi and Anthony Green – also parents of two little tigers. Begun in 2007, the Tiger Tribe team …