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...
Small baby pulling funny face at mother

Daddy’s little angel, mommy’s little Slytherin!

Slytherin baby is gorgeous! She’s a teeny, tiny, adorable, female version of Himself (I just carried you for nine months, gave birth to you, sustain...
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Having toddlers is not all doom & gloom!

My son is turning three in two weeks. How can it be that my youngest is already three? I remember wishing for the day...
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Is “panda parenting” the key to a child’s success?

You’ve heard of helicopter moms, lawnmower moms and tiger moms. Now there’s a new mom on the block, the panda mom. Instead of pushing their...
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12 signs you’re dealing with a passive-aggressive person

Have you ever had an interaction with someone and afterwards you feel extremely frustrated and like you are completely crazy, but you can’t explain...
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