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More Play, Less Screen!

Kate O'Donoghue

More Play, Less Screen!

As our babies grow into toddlers and pre-schoolers, life continues to be busy and get busier. Play with our kids can become less of a priority as house work, paid work and daily life rolls on. As adults, we can get caught up in order, organisation, cleanliness and routine. If we have a chance, we just want to relax! It can be hard to remember to make time to meet our little people on a playful level. Playing with our kids and letting go can be hard when we feel so time poor and pressured. It seems easier to resort...


The Kangaroo and its pouch.

Kate O'Donoghue

The Kangaroo and its pouch.

Here at Pouch Australia we are big fans of the kangaroo. Our company name is inspired by the pouch that the kangaroo mumma cradles her baby joey in as it grows. My youngest child asked me if the joey does its roo poos in the pouch! Eeeew. So we did some research and discovered that, yes, the joey spends about 4 months in the pouch before emerging at all. And it is up to 10 months before the joey can live independently from it's mumma. In that time the joey does do its business in the pouch! The mother kangaroo cleans...


A great gift for every busy family.

Kate Campbell

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A great gift for every busy family.

Recently at a market I was talking to one of our customers. She did not have kids of her own. She purchased a Mini Pouch and told me it was for a dear friend of hers who has a few children. She said that she loves to be with her friend and the kids, but that the poor little guys make life tough for the mum because they are so bored when out at a café or a restaurant. She planned to fill the Mini Pouch with a selection of interesting things to keep the kids entertained. I love her insight… keep...


How to store the dress ups now that Book Week is over?

Kate O'Donoghue

How to store the dress ups now that Book Week is over?
The Book Week parade is a highlight of the year at so many Aussie schools! The kids dress up as their favourite character from a book or make or choose a costume related to the Book Week theme. But how to store your dress ups when the Book Week parade is over? Play Pouch makes it easy...

Bebé Pouch - the latest essential for new parents.

Kate O'Donoghue

Tags baby, baby shower, Bebé Pouch, dad, gift, mum, nappy bag, parenting, playmat

Bebé Pouch - the latest essential for new parents.

Kate and I have three children each. Between us we have owned more than our fair share of play mats and nappy bags! Although our youngest kids are school age now, we remember all too well the juggle of stuff that comes hand in hand with having a baby. Combine this with sleepless nights and a nappy bag with 20 pockets - it can be enough to tip you over the edge!  But now, new parents and babies can embrace simplicity with the Bebé Pouch. The Bebe Pouch is a simple carry-all nappy bag & play mat in one! "We are so proud of this design...