Reviews

 

CARES Harness

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The CARES harness is an ingenious little contraption that attaches on to the seatbelt and seat to transform an aeroplane seatbelt into a four point harness similar to a car seat.
It is fully adjustable and can be used from age 1 to approximately 4-5 years. The CARES harness means you don’t have to take a bulky car seat on the plane with you to ensure your child will be safe and secure.

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Wobbling Whiskers

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JillE Books is a brand new publishing imprint which has been launched by NZ owned and operated educational publishing house, Global Ed. One of the new release titles by JillE Books is Wobbling Whiskers, which includes an audio CD with the story on it. It’s a fun little tale about two mice and the big ol’ scary Mr Cat, who stands between them and their next meal.

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I can’t Imagine How That Happened

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In I can’t Imagine How That Happened, by Aimee McNaughton, Meg and Grandpa go camping, and Grandpa’s teasing and practical jokes always end with him saying, ‘I can’t imagine how that happened’.

Until finally the tables are turned and Meg gets her own back!

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Snugbags Winter Weight sleep sack

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High quality Merino sleep sacks made in New Zealand from New Zealand Merino.

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When I am Happiest

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It’s the second-to-last day of school and Dani’s so happy she could write a book about it! In fact, that’s exactly what she’s done, although it’s not quite finished yet. Now the book is in her backpack with all the other things she has to take home before the summer break. But then Dani gets some bad news. How will she ever be happy again? Sometimes a good friend is all you need to make your heart start laughing.

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Changing the World is Child’s Play

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Changing the World is Child’s Play is a lovely little book designed to help parents make the most of everyday interactions with their children by turning them into playful encounters.

The forward of this book was written by Miriam McCaleb and Nathan Mikaere Walli and says: “Play is central to all aspects of human development, and while it’s a simple idea, it is one of the most complicated processes of systems integration and cognitive stimulation we know of” How very true!
The book is divided up into 2 page topics such as anger, touch, responsibility, water, song. Each topic has a brief context, an example of this in a child’s life and some ideas for how to experience this topic.

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Uniden baby monitor (BW 3101)

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The Uniden baby monitor is a video monitor that can connect to your computer or TV and can even be Skyped. It has a colour monitor as well as night vision which you can see the wee one and judge for yourself if they are actually going to sleep or running riot in their cot.

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When Dad Showed Me the Universe

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Tonight Dad wants to show his son something very special: the universe. Of course, they can’t possibly embark on such a daring adventure unprepared, so they wrap up warm, gather provisions, and then off they go. It’s a long walk, but eventually they get there.

Along the way, they learn that sometimes the journey is more important than the destination, and sometimes the biggest lessons happen when you least expect them.

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Sili Squeeze

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A washable and reusable silicone food pouch, the Sili Squeeze is designed to provide an easy way to carry and feed purees and other smooth foods to your little person. The version I have for review is one with a non-spill spout, though they are available in free-flowing spouts also.

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Seeker

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Seeker is a book by Arwen Elys Dayton about a young girl Quin who has trained most of her life to become a seeker. Yet, on the night that she becomes a Seeker she discovers the noble calling she’s dedicated her life to is a lie. And now that she’s taken her oath it’s too late to walk away.

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