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Everything you need to know about raising your toddler. This time is very important in terms of cognitive, emotional and social development. From feelings, developmental milestones, food, play, safety and sleep, BabyYumYum has the answers.

separation anxiety in children: attachment behaviours

Why children worry about being separated from their parents

It's so important for us to give our kids the message, "I'm NOT going to suddenly leave you". I was recently washing my hands in...
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Squints in children: risk factors, causes & treatment

Squints occur when the eyes do not work as a team. One eye may look forward while the other looks in a different direction...
how to get your child to listen the first time: father with loud speaker talking to a child

How to get your child to listen the first time – no yelling!

Imagine asking your child to do something once and they... just do it. Yes, as in: they actually listen and follow your instructions the...
Variety of vegetables

How to guarantee your children eat all their veggies

It’s natural to want to be the perfect parent who lovingly and thoughtfully provides their children with the healthiest homemade snacks and meals. We...
child sucking their thumb: how to stop a child from sucking their thumb

How to stop a child sucking his thumb

If your child has sucked their thumb from day one, chances are you even have an ultrasound of them doing it when they were...
father and baby: Restoring your child's gut health during antibiotic treatment

Restoring your child’s gut health during antibiotic treatment

Antibiotics are so useful in treating serious bacterial infections, but it can play havoc with your child's tummy. The reason? It doesn't only kill...
toe walking in children: child's feet in the grass

Toe-walking in children: should you be worried?

My child walks on his tip toes. Should I be worried? Toe walking is probably one of the most common reasons for a child to...
Boy with bicycle helment on

The importance of probiotic use in children

As parents we often catch ourselves deep in discussion with other parents about our children’s bodily functions. How many poops? Only once a week?...
the most stylish celebrity children

Most stylish celebrity kids

These celebrity offspring are little style icons in the making. Read on to see who made our 'Most Stylish' list. Kairo Forbes Parents: DJ Zinhle and...
cake with happy birthday topper on it: easy kids birthday cake decorating ideas

Easy cake decorating ideas for kids birthday parties

If it's your child's birthday party, you'll want to wow them (and your guests) with an impressive-looking cake. But what if you're a beginner...