The MoM ‘Essentials Guide’ for Out & About brings together our top product picks that will help your family’s outdoor adventures be seamless, enjoyable and memorable.
Mamá y Bebé San Sebastian Nursing Cover from Mamá y Bebé $29.95 : Mamá y bebé nursing covers are made of 100% cotton light weight fabric, perfect for summer. Breastfeed baby in the presence of others discreetly whilst maintaining eye contact with baby with protruding neckline. Covers are available in a range of prints to suit your fashion sense.
Cleanse with Benefits Travel Soap Sticks $9.50 : 10 x mini nifty soap sticks from CWB’s soap collection, ideal for camping, hiking, travelling, weekends away or after a gym session. One stick to use in the shower or break one in half to wash hands.
First Aid Course for Parents from Kids First Aid $85.00/person : Taught by practicing paramedics, Kids First Aid is an entertaining get-right-to-it 3-hour course that teaches parents, grandparents, babysitters and carers the actions paramedics need them to take when faced with children’s 10 most common medical emergencies – and how to do so, calmly and confidently.
GAIA Natural Baby Mini Traveller $14.95 : Make travelling easy with this pack of the essential GAIA Natural Baby natural & organic skincare products. Perfect for the nappy bag, taking to hospital for baby’s arrival or for your holidays, GAIA will gently care for your baby’s delicate and sensitive skin – every day – even when you’re away – naturally!
Okiedog dahoma sphinx nappy bag from Family Deal Friday $99.95 : Funky. Family. Fashion. Modern nappy bag with little details that make a big difference. The sphinx bag has stylish curves, practical flap, comfortable and adjustable shoulder strap. With its big main compartment, bottle holder pockets and okiedog parent zone it’s simply a bag to love!
Recipes For a Good Time by Ben Milgate and Elvis Abrahanowicz, published by Murdoch Books $59.99 : Ben Milgate and Elvis Abrahanowicz, rockabilly chefs and best mates, are throwing open the doors of their award-winning Sydney kitchens – Bodega, Porteño and Gardel’s Bar. Recipes for a Good Time contains all of the pair’s mouthwatering signature dishes, demonstrating the delights that landed them on must-eat-at lists across Australia.
Dreambaby® Adjustable Car Window Shades $9.95 – $23.95: The new range of Adjustable Car Window Shades from Dreambaby® are fun and very unique! With gorgeous playful hand-illustrated jungle animal designs on both sides, these car shades will ensure hours of enjoyment for your children, whilst travelling in the car. These shades are perfect for keeping your little ones protected from the strong, often damaging sun and glare, while adding to the fun of being out and about on safari, in the car! The range of Dreambaby® Adjustable Car Window Shades including Extra Wide Adjustable Car Window Shades are available in a range of designs and combinations.
Change mats from Spots n Bots $12.00 : washable, reusable & waterproof mat designed for busy mums (& bubs) on the go. They feature a soft minky layer and PUL (waterproof) backing. These change mats have many other uses including: nappy free time mat, night training bed protector, picnic rug or play mat. A must for every nappy bag! Approx size 75cm x 75cm
Swim nappy from Spots n Bots $10.00 : Reusable and washable, these Swim Nappies have 3 easy fastening snaps on each side to adjust to your babies size. They also feature twin leg gussets to prevent leaks, a comfortable elastic waistband and a breathable waterproof outer layer. The inside is made up of a polyester mesh net. Size: Small 3-6kg or large: 6 – 16kg.
Wet bags from Spots n Bots $9.50 : These wet bags are waterproof, washable, reusable featuring 2 zipper compartments to store both wet & dry items and a handle with a snap closure to hang. They‘re made from PUL material making them waterproof and they even trap in the bad smells. Very practical for weekly swimming lessons, soiled cloth nappies and more! Approx size 30cm x 40cm.
Reusable food pouches from My Lil Pouch from $8.00 : My Lil Pouch is a reusable food pouch ideal for on the go snacks, baby foods and school lunch boxes. BPA free and dishwasher safe, it is a fun and convenient must have for busy families who enjoy fresh, healthy, home made foods!
Mixie – The Formula Mixing Baby Bottle from In My Nest $19.95 : Babies and busy parents love Mixie™ because hunger simply has no patience. This very smart, one-of-a-kind baby formula bottle is so expertly designed, it can be filled in advance and mixed at feeding time. The result? A solution so perfect it satisfies the little one and everyone in the family.
Grabaroo $29.95 : An Australian handmade baby travel accessory. An easy-to-use toy and dummy holder, providing parents with a helping hand to keep their little one’s settled and entertained. Designed for ages 3-18 months to make playtime and being on the go in the pram, car, aeroplane and other places easier.
CarGo Tablet Car Mount by Cygnett $69.95 : This tablet mount transforms the backseat into an entertainment hub, keeping passengers busy while the driver concentrates on the road. The 360-degree rotation and tilt feature allows the Tablet screen to be angled vertically or horizontally for perfect glare free viewing by one or more back-seat passengers.
Protective Bike Mount for iPhone 5 by Cygnett $49.95 : A rugged, hard case mount that protects from weather and vibrations, with easy access to maps, music, camera or apps through the responsive clear screen. It has a cushioning silicone lining, with a quick release mechanism for easy removal.
Paper Puppet kits from ZZ Totz $9.00 : Here’s a fun activity to stick, paste, draw and play the afternoon away! Imagine the endless puppet shows they can put on for you and their friends.With everything included (even a mess mat and glue) they can create their puppets anywhere – any time. Let the fun begin!
Jeanie B Beach Bag $59.00 : This bag will easily hold 5 towels and some toys or drink bottles. Reversible and machine washable when it’s not in use it folds down neatly into it’s water resistant sleeve. The Jeanie B Beach Bag comes in a variety of colours!
Ken Duncan: Life’s a Journey $59.95 : In Life’s a Journey (Panographs Publishing), renowned Australian landscape photographer Ken Duncan OAM shares previously untold stories from his extensive career and presents a series of exquisite new photographs captured worldwide. Every spread is illustrated by Ken’s superb images: from the Aussie outback to Africa, from the Antarctic to China – and many more. A stunning book!
Boys Sunset Rash Shirt and Jammer short from Platypus Australia $49.95 : Sun safe and cool! Our Short Sleeve Rashguard and matching Jammer is the best sporty swimwear. With UPF 50+ sun protection, great styling & high collar protects the neck all day long. Ultra chlorine resistent, breathable & quick drying. Striking colours that stand out on a crowded beach or pool.
Girl’s Sunset – Rash Shirt & Boyleg from Platypus Australia $49.95 : Fashionable Sun Protective Swimwear. Great Fabric. Ultra Chlorine Resistant, Quick Drying and Breathable. So comfortable the kids love wearing them and with Maximum UPF50+ rated fabric you know they are getting great protection. Great designs make these a fashion statement.