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A story with a Heart of Gold

Heart of Gold is the debut picture book by author Alexandra Worth with illustrations by Amy Calautti. Although a picture book, the story of Heart of Gold is a personal one. In which Alexandra explores the experiences her 10-year-old self. After leading a very active, happy and carefree 10 years, Alexandra and her family were […]

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What is Adaptive and Accessible Clothing?

You’ve heard of Adaptive and Accessible Clothing, but what do these terms actually mean? Adaptive / Accessible When talking about this clothing, the words adaptive and accessible are often used interchangeably. Simply put, the term refers to clothing designed for people with specific needs. Clothing which despite these needs, allows a person to dress comfortably […]

Happiful Kids Journal – Word Finders Club

Jana from Word Finders Club has recently released the Happiful Journal. A gorgeous print-at-home daily gratitude journal for kids that we think is just perfect for hospital stays. Word Finders Club is the work of self-taught illustrator Jana Rushforth. Inspired by nature, animals and adventures! Word Finders Club creates paper goods, pillow pals, pins, prints and now, […]

Advice for extended family and friends from Miracle Babies

The Miracle Babies foundation are a wonderful organisation. They help support premature and sick newborns, their families and the hospitals that care for them. They have allowed us to share their advice for extended family and friends, a list of ways to help family and friends when they have a sick or premature baby.   If you would […]

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Beating the Winter Hospital Blues

The winter weather has already arrived in many parts of Australia and unfortunately that does mean an increase in hospital stays for some of our more vulnerable little people. Over the years we’ve spoken to quite a few experts and posted some great ideas right here on our blog to help families when navigating a hospital stay […]

Cocooned Holiday Notice

Holiday Notice

We will be taking a little break over the Christmas and New Year period. Any orders made after the 21st of December will be processed and shipped on Wednesday the 2nd of January 2019. Any orders made after the 3rd of January, will be processed and shipped on Thursday the 10th of January 2019. If […]

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AfterPay and Cocooned®

  You may have seen that we are now offering AfterPay as a payment option in our online store. So what is AfterPay? Hopefully this little post will give you a bit more of an idea of how it works and how it might be the right choice for you at the Cocooned® online checkout. […]

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Stay Nourished in Hospital with Carla Thomas

This month, the lovely Carla Thomas has put together a wonderful post with some fantastic ideas about food and staying nourished when you find yourself in a hospital environment. A big, huge thank you to Carla for sharing all of these wonderful ideas! Simple tips to stay nourished in hospital by Holistic Health Coach, Carla […]

Hospital Boredom Busters

Over on our Instagram TV channel, we have started putting up some short videos with great ideas for busting boredom in hospital. We’ve got ideas for young children, older children, teens and parents and there are more to come! Currently you can view videos on: Colouring Japanese Braiding – you can also find our free […]

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