Yearly Archive: 2020

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Christmas 2020

November 24, 2020Christmas 2020 is here! Even with the lockdown in place in Melbourne for most of the year, I can’t believe there is only 4 more weeks for Santa’s big arrival. I don’t know about you but this year Christmas looks and feels different. Time is a big factor, catching up with everything and everyone not...
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Trick or Treat? That is the question.

October 29, 2020Halloween first originated 2000 years ago in Ireland from an ancient Celtic festival. People would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. Later it was the Irish immigrants heading to the United States that helped make Halloween what it is today. In the late 1800’s it became more of a holiday celebration where...
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The new way to celebrate babies & pregnancy in 2020

October 8, 2020With the global pandemic we’ve really seen how people have had to adjust and shift their business, their plans and basically their lives to be able to still carry on somehow with all the changes and restrictions in place.   We have seen new ways for celebrating birthdays, weddings and baby showers. If you are...
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Quarantine baby…

September 10, 2020Lately on social media I’ve been seeing pregnant women going through a very different type of pregnancy process due to this pandemic. Here in Melbourne in particular, we are in our sixth week of lockdown. Many Mums to be are experiencing a lot of highs and lows that not only come with being pregnant but...
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Keepsakes Made with Love

August 12, 2020Over the years the team at Baby Made has had many newborns, toddlers and expecting Mum’s come through their studio door in North Caulfield, Melbourne. From the introduction to their very first product, the Pregnancy Belly Casting Kit to their most recent addition, the Chalkboard Door Hanger they have covered nearly all bases when it...
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Masking up in Melbourne

July 28, 2020Wearing a mask in Melbourne has become mandatory. So, this will now be the norm for all Victorians. My how things have changed and keep changing on the daily. 2020 is fast becoming the year to remember but for all the wrong reasons. I keep saying to the people around me as well as myself,...
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The ups and downs of Parenthood

June 24, 2020With everything that’s going on in the world at the moment, reflection has been on top of the list more than ever. Reflecting on my role in particular as a mother during these times. Covid-19 and the black lives matter movement has made me want to watch, listen and learn more about these current affairs....
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Mother’s Day

May 7, 2020Ever wondered how Mother’s Day came to be? A day dedicated to a person who grows life, gives life and raises life. This coming from a mother herself. The role of a Mum is one that doesn’t come with a manual. It’s full of challenges, trials and tribulations. Everyday there’s something new and rewarding and...
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Homeschool-The New Normal?

April 28, 2020Since the outbreak of Coronavirus there have been many challenges and uncertainties. The last couple of months have been somewhat surreal circumstances and unfamiliar territory for many Australians. With restrictions in place, jobs have been lost, we are unable to see our families and friends and our kids no longer attend school and instead are...
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Life as we know it

April 3, 2020The world is going through some uncertain times with the spread of COVID-19. As a parent there are many questions we face from our kids regarding this new and unknown virus. As parents we too have many questions. We look for answers from our government, health authorities, media etc. It’s something new that we are...
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