Some Tips for Teamwork in Step and Blended Families

“You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.” – Franklin P. Adams Parenting, in general, comes with great and many expectations, fears, rewards, joy, confusion, laughter and tears. Parenting in a stepfamily you may… Continue Reading >

5 lullabies to put your baby to sleep that you will love too

Putting our little ones to bed can sometimes be an uphill battle. For some of us, we follow a strict routine, for others, it’s a case of winging it each and every night. One thing many parents can agree on… Continue Reading >

Bringing in the bed

Featured content brought to you “Shop Inside” As your baby grows you tick a number of milestones off the list. Rolling, solid food, crawling, walking…….finally the day comes where it’s time to bid farewell to the cot and move to… Continue Reading >

Mum Guilt: We’ve all been there.

As a parent you’re often reminded of the recommendation where an emergency situation requires that you  put the theoretical oxygen mask on your own theoretical face before administering it to the other theoretical person involved. Theoretically. However, as is so… Continue Reading >

Getting Along: How to Skip the Sibling Rivalry And Raise Best Friends.

The relationship between siblings is an incredibly special one. It’s a bond forged by years of togetherness, through the times you get along and the times you don’t. As parents, helping our children to get along as they grow is… Continue Reading >

Time to Let Go!

With holidays now over and school and child care happening, many parents have to face that phase of getting their children comfortable with the idea of returning to school.  For many children, particularly those who are just starting child care,… Continue Reading >

The Secrets of How to Raise a Confident Child You Probably Don’t Know

Confidence is a very important trait in children as it helps them to overcome their weaknesses and embrace their strengths to improve their lives. However, confidence in children does not always come about naturally. That’s why parents should work on… Continue Reading >

Protecting our children from pornography online. The Internet, Sex Education, Social Media, Porn and navigating this minefield.

Technology has changed the way we parent and we are treading new ground. The game has completely changed over the past decade and one of the things that surprises us most (and scares us too) is internet porn. 30% of… Continue Reading >

Development of our Children’s Fine & Gross Motor Skills: We’re falling short

Anyone who knows me, knows I am insanely passionate about children and movement. Movement is so unbelievably important from a young age and teaching our children the basic skills of throwing, catching, squatting, kicking, etc through play is imperative for… Continue Reading >

Influenza (Flu) Vaccine for Children

Why vaccinate your child? Small children have small airways and less respiratory reserve. This means they get sicker than older children with influenza infections, and have an increased likelihood of needing hospital admission due to these infections. Young children are… Continue Reading >