Small toddler biting his nails

How to stop children from biting their nails

As a parent, you will encounter loads of bizarre habits in your children. Some unnerve you, while others make for funny video clips. Be...
Amy Lalouette with Slytherin baby and grandfather

Travelling overseas with a baby? Best you have a sense of humour!

Himself and I were trying to take a tour of the Alcazar, one of Spain’s famous palaces. When we had first approached the castle,...
Cute baby posing in Christmas outfit

Posing for the perfect first Christmas photo

“Christmas!” I exclaimed. “Photoshoot!” “Albuquerque! Schnitzel!” Himself called back. After a long pause, he asked, “Why are we yelling out random words?” “No.” “Nice try,” I answered....
Birthday-cake-with-number-one-candle

Is it really necessary to plan a fancy birthday party for your child?

It was warm and windy in that particular Cape Town summer way, and my pregnant wife and I were rushing to a surprisingly important...
Candy left over from Halloween trick or treating

Surviving the post-Halloween candy fest

It’s 9pm and the kids have finally passed out in sugar-induced comas after a successful night of trick or treating – and by successful, I...
Two babies meeting for the first time

When small beings make big noises …

Before I had a baby, I had no idea how remarkably touching, tender and special the moment is when a baby stares in sheer...
Dad doing homework with his toddler son

Managing the parenting guilt that comes with kids & work

“Dad, I don’t want to go to school. I want to stay with you.” “My boy, Daddy needs to go to work.” “Why?” “So that we can...
Dad changing nappy of baby with diarrhoea

Choosing the right infant formula can help with diarrhoea

“Wet wipes!” I typed a WhatsApp to my husband who was at the shops using the knuckle of my pinkie, which was the only...
Children in car seats for travel safety

Car safety tips for little passengers

International Child Passenger Safety Week occurs every September, though every country selects different dates. The intention of Child Passenger Safety Week is to draw...
Baby toddler learning to crawl outside

How important is crawling for your baby’s development?

If you think crawling is just for babies, think again. Crawling can be used as a rehabilitative and restorative movement in adults to achieve...
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