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baby, food -

  It's such an exciting time when your baby is ready for their first solid foods! Naturopath, Georgia Harding from Well Nourished recommends starting with  protein, vegetables, and good fats. Cereals and processed foods can be really hard on babies delicate gut and digestive system. Introducing a new food every three or four days can help you discover any intolerances. Some good first foods for babies include:  Egg Yolk (leave the whites until they are 12 months) Vegetables pureed with added good fats like coconut oil, butter and ghee Bone Broth Avocado   If you can manage it, homemade food is preferable and easy enough to do.  ...

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baby, clothing, kids -

Here at Little Treehouse Lane, we love supporting and championing Australian small businesses! Today we want to introduce you to one of our favourite brands, Aster & Oak.   Melissa is a Western Australian mum of two, founder, owner and designer of dreamy clothing range, Aster & Oak, a 100% organic baby clothing brand with a focus on affordability. It was Melissa's personal experience with our her children’s skin allergies that led her to research and craft a range of eco-friendly, certified organic baby clothing which is safe, non-toxic, low-allergenic and free from any hidden nasties. Melissa had a dream to create a range of...

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lunch, school -

If you are looking for some new ideas and inspiration for lunch box snack ideas for kids, we hope our list helps! There are 15 awesome ideas that you may not have thought of before.  Sometimes just changing up the presentation can make all the difference in keeping the kids interested in a healthy snack. Having smaller bite-sized snacks can be easier for kids to manage and encourage eating.    1. Mini Banana Pikelets. So fun! Just cut up bananas into circles, dip generously in your favourite pancake batter and cook in a pan!2. Cinnamon Popcorn. Healthy and a whole food! Pop it...

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Need some inspiration for the school holidays?  Here are our favourite ideas to keep the kids entertained.  HEY DOODLE COLOURING MATS The perfect activity for when you are out and about. Colour, wipe and reuse - genius! They come with nine non-toxic markers and a carry bag. Brilliant for travelling and holidays.    STAMPIES This Stampies set is great for making biscuits and pastry or for decorating play dough! There are 15 interchangeable animal stamps to have fun with.  KIDDIES FOOD KUTTER AND PEELER Cooking and baking is such a fun school holiday activity. The Kiddies knives and peelers make it...

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kids, lunch, school -

During the cooler months, the kids might enjoy a hot lunch! Here are some tips and ideas for making kids' school lunches in a food jar. Whether you call them a thermos or an insulated food jar, they keep food hot for hours so the kids can have a nice warming lunch. We stock both the MontiiCo and the Cheeki food jars.  Tips for Lunches in a Food Jar 1. Add boiling water to the empty food jar and let sit for a few minutes, tip out, add heated food and quickly close the lid. This is the best way to make sure...

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