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The Terrible Two’s

The Terrible Two’s   For many parents the “toddler years” are filled with a mix of emotions ranging from loved-up feelings of adoration to frustration and irritation. And these are all totally normal feelings to experience when you are dealing with a growing little human.  During their first three years children learn so much about […]

Why Mothers Shouldn’t Fear Premature Birth

Why mothers shouldn’t fear premature birth: Advice from a doctor and mom, who had two preemies of her own   “It was like déjà vu. I was in disbelief and wondered how this could be happening again – my second baby, born premature, just like his brother was.”   The second time around, however, Jana […]

Technology and Your Child

Technology and your child “Screen time” might sound like one of those parenting buzz words at the moment but what does screen time actually mean? And why and how can you limit the time your child spends in front of the TV, a tablet or phone? We’ve all been there – you just need a […]

Potty Training Tips

Potty Training Tips   When you are in the midst of buying nappies, you feel like it’s never going to end, and then one day your now toddler is ready to start potty training. For many parents this could be a daunting and scary thought and rightfully so, as this is the last step from […]

Activities to keep your toddler entertained

Activities to keep your toddler entertained Toddler-dom is such a difficult time for a little one, they’re not babies anymore and they’re not big yet. Keeping your toddler entertained with age appropriate activities is key to having a happy child. Below we’ve identified activities to do with your little one indoors and outdoors. Colour sorting Buy […]

The benefits of a baby massage

  The benefits of a baby massage The first few weeks of bringing your little bundle of joy home can be overwhelming. You might not even get to brush your own hair in those first few weeks of settling into your new life, let alone think of doing a baby massage on your new-born. Rest […]

Travelling with a Toddler

Travelling with a Toddler When you start planning a family holiday, the last thing you think about is the anxiety that can be coupled with travelling with a toddler. You only think about the special memories you’ll make and the fun that you’ll have with your little tribe. But the reality is that travelling on […]

Sleep 101

Sleep 101 According to a recent study published in the UK Independent, new parents will get less than 5 hours of uninterrupted sleep in an average night during the first year of their baby’s life, it also found that parents sleep 59% less than the recommended eight hours a night, losing the equivalent of 50 nights of […]

Party Planning 101

Party Planning 101 You’ve probably already started thinking of planning your child’s next birthday party, but before you go on a Pinterest binge think about the real reason you are planning a birthday party. The reason for the party is to celebrate your child’s birthday and not to show off your designing and event coordinating […]

The 1-2-3 of Choosing the Right School

The 1-2-3 of Choosing the Right School One of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make as a parent is which school to send your child to. Whether you’re sending your baby to day care or looking for a stimulating environment for your toddler, choosing the right school can be very daunting, especially for first time […]