Le Petit Bola – A Pregnancy Necklace (GIVEAWAY)

What is a pregnancy necklace? The Harmony ball is an Indonesian tradition – a pendant worn by pregnant Balienese women to protect their baby from dark spirits. In western culture the necklace is worn by expectant mothers to create special bond with their baby. How does a harmony necklace work? The small copper balls inside the harmony necklace produce a soothing sound which can be heard within the womb when baby’s hearing starts to develop at around four months pregnant. In theory baby will learn to recognise this soft sound and feel comforted by it. The familiar sound of the harmony ball can then continue to be used to soothe baby after birth. Le Petit Bola pregnancy necklaces French brand, Le Petit Bola, launched in 2016  from a small apartment in France and has since grown quickly – they now have their own office, the team is growing and the word spreading about…

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Thomas Sabo – Jewellery for Mother and Daughter

Thomas Sabo – Jewellery for Mother and Daughter

*In collaboration with Thomas Sabo* The first proper piece of jewellery I ever owned was a silver charm bracelet which I think my Aunty … View Post
Terradora Hiking Boots from Keen Footwear – Review

Terradora Hiking Boots from Keen Footwear – Review

I always thought walking boots were a bit pointless unless you were the sort of person that spent all weekend climbing massive hills with … View Post
Fantasie Lingerie – The best bras for big boobs?

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From my very first bra, I was always an M&S girl – getting regularly measured and fitted to ensure I was getting the … View Post
Kona Sandals from Strive Footwear – Review

Kona Sandals from Strive Footwear – Review

I’ve always found shoe shopping fairly challenging – I’ve got big feet – reasonably wide size 8s if you please.  Since having kids they’… View Post
A sunny spring raincoat from Outdoorsupply

A sunny spring raincoat from Outdoorsupply

For some reason, even though I generally struggle to inject colour into my wardrobe, I have no problem with brightly coloured coats and this … View Post
Spring ready feet with Hotter

Spring ready feet with Hotter

The weather man might be threatening a deep freeze over the coming week but I’m embracing all things spring over here.  The days … View Post