Amazon Echo and its various incarnations are fast becoming fixtures as common as the two seater couch in many homes. As ubiquitous as they are, however, the voice-prompted gadgets are causing a few problems for parents. Lest popularity polls take a dive, Amazon has designed an ‘improved’ version of the original—especially for kids.
Birthstones have their origins steeped in a long, intermingled history of ancient religions, customs…and clever marketing. Still, their tradition abides, and they are inarguably a beautiful way to celebrate your little one’s birth—in the form of a celebratory gift for Mummy, or a special piece of jewellery to keep for when they’re older.
Every mum falls in love with that first, blurred, black and white vision of her baby; but the ultrasound—clinical and defaced by numbers and jargon—hardly encapsulates the miracle of the moment you lay eyes upon your child in-utero. Irish mother and artist, Laura Steerman, knows this firsthand, reimagining those monochromatic, grainy images in stunning living colour for parents.
Oh dear. As if the simple concept of toting your bubs like a baby marsupial wasn’t cute enough, Ergobaby has gone and pushed the #adorbs to the max with just as cutesy a creature—every little girl’s favourite kitty.
Korean ‘sheet masks’ are all the beauty buzz right now–hailed by skincare professionals and celebs alike for their hydrating, penetrating seal and easy cleanup. Now the mask has received a makeover for mums-to-be; designed to drape over preggie bellies and minimise the appearance of stretch marks.