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.
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.
Quickly run through the catalogue of the most famous Disney princesses in your head…Elsa, Jasmine, Cinderella, Belle, Snow White, Ariel — besides the fact that they’re all outrageously pretty and uncannily pitch-perfect, there’s another thing they share in common: they all wear blue. (Even non-royalty Alice dons a blue day dress under her pinny for her romps in Wonderland, and Sleeping Beauty’s Aurora has a gown that transforms from pink to blue).
Baby nests are relatively new on the block; but they’re quickly becoming the must-have item for many newbie mums.