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Homemade vs Store Bought Baby Food - The Financially Savvy Mum (Part 3)

Babies & Toddlers The Financially Savvy Mum

Homemade vs Store Bought Baby Food - The Financially Savvy Mum (Part 3)

Is homemade baby food cheaper than store-bought commercial ones? If so, how much do you really save when you add it all up? 

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Top 3 Shortlived Newborn Products - The Financially Savvy Mum (Part 2)

Babies & Toddlers Newborn & Breastfeeding The Financially Savvy Mum

Top 3 Shortlived Newborn Products - The Financially Savvy Mum (Part 2)

These products can cost you up to a thousand dollars and are on every mum's shopping list at some stage. However, their lifespans range from three to six months at best and are highly dependent on your baby. They may be necessary, but there's a more cost-effective solution to getting them.

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Teaching Baby Sign Language Is Not What You Think It Is

Babies & Toddlers

Teaching Baby Sign Language Is Not What You Think It Is

Teaching babies sign language has been proven by research to have many benefits for babies and young toddlers, including: The development of both language and cognitive skills Increased self-confidence and ability to communicate Increased IQ and memory-retention An eight-year-long research study done by Dr. Linda Acredolo and Dr. Susan Goodwyn in the UK showed that: At 36 months, on average, babies who were taught signing were talking like 47-month-olds, putting them almost a full year ahead of their average age-mates. Eight-year-olds who had been signing as babies scored an average of 12 points higher in IQ than their non-signing peers. So, surprisingly, signing...

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Top 10 Facts - The Flu Vaccine & Your Child

Babies & Toddlers Pregnancy & Childbirth

Top 10 Facts - The Flu Vaccine & Your Child

You know what's more difficult than trying to decide if I should get another cup of coffee? Deciding if I should get the flu vaccine for the whole family, including our two boys. I am faced with this dilemma every single year.  

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First Birthday Ideas Inspired By Cultural Traditions

Babies & Toddlers

First Birthday Ideas Inspired By Cultural Traditions

From elaborate cake smash photography to rainbow piñata cakes and beautiful flower themes, here are some of the best first birthday ideas inspired by cultural traditions.

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