Latest articles in theme 'Parenting'
“Are they all yours?”
When I became pregnant with my fourth child I discovered very quickly that complete strangers were not shy in making a range of (mainly negative) comments.
Are parenting styles important?
Does it really matter? If you think about your own childhood, that of your parents, or even others you may know, you can easily attribute a particular character trait, view or personality element to how that person was parented. You may catch yourself saying “well, I’m like that because…”.
9 Alternative uses for a muslin square
Muslin squares…these are on my top ten list of parenting must have items, they are wonderful things!
“Are they good for you?” … plus other annoying questions people ask when you’ve had a baby
When you’ve had a baby, especially if it’s your first baby lots of people will be asking lots of questions. It kind of seems to come with your new role as a mother – that you are on the receiving end of all of this.
Top tips for keeping babies happy in the water
I think swimming is an important life skill to give children. Even if they don’t end up taking swimming up as a hobby when they are older, learning to swim even just a few meters could save your child’s life.
In search of perfection
As mothers we often try and be everything to everyone all of the time: the perfect mother, the perfect wife or girlfriend, the perfect employee or businesswoman, the perfect friend, the perfect colleague, the perfect daughter, the perfect neighbour, and so on. How do you keep those plates spinning?
If toddlers did bucket lists
Bucket lists…lots of us have made them, several of them even probably. They might be life bucket lists in general, crazy things you want to do type lists, or even travel bucket lists. Some of us have probably ticked a couple of things off the list as well. What would be on your toddlers bucket list?
10 reasons toddlers are just like Houdini
Do your toddlers have the power of Houdini? Can they escape from anything?