January « 2011 « Mummy Knows Best - The hands-on mum's guide to cool kids' stuff

After having had an official ‘agony aunt’ chat with my niece who is just about hitting the wonder years (am still wondering who was in more agony during the chat), I came upon a fantastic set of books. We are really luckier than our folks were with books like Just For Girls by Sarah Delmege [...]

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(Part 3 of 3) Read Part 1 and Part 2 The Bumgenius is like the Ferrari of cloth diapers. Its sleek, its swift and its pretty. And its so easy, you can almost change diapers in your sleep (yes, we do have to do that too, sometimes). The Bumgenius comes in lots of pretty colours, [...]

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I’ve just heard that my four year old son’s best friends went to the Comedy Store last weekend and loved the play Punch-A-Tantra. The mama of the girls told me that the play is a definite ‘to do’ as it kept the kids riveted for the entire duration and has been produced well with a [...]

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I just chanced upon a cool toy for my musically inclined son. It’s a pair of electronic drumsticks that can be played anywhere and on any surface. The nicest part about these is that they don’t require drums.

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I have just cleared our library and set out piles of books that our tot has outgrown and I can?t begin to tell you how good it feels. Not just because the treasures got dusted, sorted and space has been made for new books, but there?s also the joy of coming upon the good old [...]

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mac os x 10.8 p>We attended a wonderful Halloween event this October and were introduced to an innovative young lady who believes that kiddie delights needn’t be sugary, indulgent bites of junk, they can well be delicious, pretty and very yummy! Thus the name, Yummy in my Tummy. We were pretty intrigued by a bold stance [...]

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My? nephew loves jelly in every shape, size and colour. So this year for his birthday we gave him a complete jelly treat. Lots of colour and?a variety of toppings. He was ecstatic! It’s?a quick, fun, sure-to-be-a-hit-with-kids idea for your next gathering.

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Part 2 of 3  (read Part 1 here) So now that you’ve read about the Econobum and are (hopefully) thinking of trying out cloth, let me increase the odds in favor of the cloth brigade. Heeere’s (drumrolls please) Flip! Flip is the slicker, smarter, richer, more attractive cousin of Econobum. It is very similar in [...]

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If you and your kids have not yet watched Toonpur Ka Super Hero, then book your tickets now. This film, directed by Kireet Khurana features Ajay Devgn along with a bunch of fantastically animated characters. It is the first ever Indian live action animated film on the lines of ?Who Framed Roger Rabbit? and has [...]

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Part 1 of 3 When I first came across smartbaby (thanks to reader, Misti), I whooped loudly and danced a jig. For years, I had been annoying my friends by expounding on the virtues of cloth diapering and trying to get them to switch from disposables. But their point was valid – sure they’re economical [...]

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