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Book Club: Barney Board Books launch

September 17, 2018
Just a Mamma Barney Board Books

Establishing a love for reading and books is something we value as parents. So much so that we started reading stories to our girls even before they were born. Bedtime stories is a nightly must and you’ll always find books all over our home. We want to expose our girls to a variety of stories and books that evolve and change as they grow and become skilled in reading. Books that awaken their curiosity, provide joy, teach them and take…

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Our current favourite Disney Junior shows

September 12, 2018
Disney Junior

There’s no denying it. We are massive Disney fans. Whether it’s princess parties or imaginative play. The girls can’t get enough, and if I’m totally honest, neither can we. What’s not to love about a brand that has been around longer than most of us? I remember growing up with Disney. In fact, after my parent’s divorce I had one particular Minnie Mouse dress that I always wore. Nothing fancy – It had a red and white polka dot skirt…

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Kids Summer Fashion ’18: Lullaby Rock Apparel

September 7, 2018
Just a Mamma Lullaby Rock

We haven’t posted a fashion feature in a while so, what better time than right now! Most mamas are probably spring cleaning those closets and looking for the latest trends in kids summer fashion ’18. It’s no surprise, we LOVE Lullaby Rock Apparel. Not just the brand but the entire team behind this rocking, local label. In fact, it was our first fashion feature for littles in 2016 and I am lucky enough to call the gorgeous founder and designer,…

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Kiddylicious: Perfect on the go kids snacks

August 29, 2018
Just a Mamma kiddylicious

For me, part of being a mom is making sure our family follows a healthy diet and one thing I always keep an eye out for is delicious, on the go kids snacks for our girls. Treats that are tasty, healthy and easy to eat. Life gets busy in a family of 5 and you never know when those hunger pains might creep up. It’s best to always have something to nibble on, at hand. Kiddylicious is one of our new…

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Things we love Toys

Ava’s Favourites: 5 Best Toys to buy a 1 year old

August 19, 2018
Just a Mamma 5 best toys for a 1 year old

Our little Ava is one and for her 1st birthday we celebrated with a beautiful party (more coming soon) and her own room. A cozy space all to herself wasn’t the only gift she got. Ava received a few wonderful presents and I taught it would be handy to share them with you seeing as I always get moms, aunts and friends asking; “What are the best toys to buy a 1 year old?” 1. Books You can never go wrong…

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Ava’s little girl room reveal: Purple and Florals everyone can love

August 13, 2018
Just a Mamma little girl room

Finally! The day has arrived to reveal Ava’s little girl room! It took months of planning, sourcing, emailing and carefully selecting all the items fit for our baby lady’s little girl room. For some reason it has been my most challenging room make-over to date. Now that it’s complete, I’m so pleased with how everything came together. Best of all, Ava LOVES her room too! We find her basking in the sun, playing with her toys and simply enjoying her…

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Making memories at Toy Kingdom with dad

July 31, 2018
JustaMamma Herodad Toy Kingdom

A couple of weeks ago Mr. Perfect a.k.a Alec and the girls were invited to go and enjoy an instore “Amazing Race” at our local Toy Kingdom. Nobody knew what to expect but the excitement was real. Even Ava could feel something good was coming… Upon arrival we were greeted by the friendly staff. The girls instantly felt at home and eagerly awaited instructions, they were ready too have FUN! First up, radio controlled car racing! It’s 2018 people – girls…

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Mommy and me favourite toy picks from baby’s 1st year

July 26, 2018
Just a Mamma Baby's 1st year

A while ago I did an entire #momming101 post regarding play and all the fun toys we love. (Read more here) but when it comes to stimulating and playing with your baby, you really don’t need much. Today’s post is all about our number one toy(s) – Ava’s top pick and mine. It’s about the toy(s) that always grabs her attention and keeps her occupied for ages. The one(s) she simply cannot get enough off and has loved from birth…

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Our 2 most used baby products of Ava’s first year

July 23, 2018
ust a Mamma Best baby products

I’m still getting use to saying this but, our baby is ONE! I can’t help reminiscing about the past 12 months… It’s been magical, emotional, amazing and hard – all at once. Sharing our journey with YOU has been a new experience and so unexpectedly wonderful. We have also come across so many fantastic new brands and baby products. Ones that made Ava’s first year a lot easier. The 2 most used baby products (except diapers and wet wipes) in…

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3 Easy ways to document baby’s first year

July 20, 2018
Just a Mamma Keeping track of baby's 1st year

We are all part of the visual era and with so many #instagood and Pinterest perfect ideas on how to document baby’s first year in the prettiest and most unique way it’s super easy to get carried away. This 3rd time around I certainly did… With Eliana I just took a photo every month. With Lia I used a blackboard and monthly stickers. I still love her photo series (see it here), but storing the massive blackboard for a year…

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