10 best baby weaning tips

Weaning a baby off the bottle or the breast can be more difficult than first anticipated by many parents. Since birth, a baby has been used to being fed and feeling full from just one source, it grow...

How to deal with temper tantrums

They don’t call them the “terrible twos” and the “gruesome twosomes” for no reason! Toddlers throwing tantrums is a common occurrence, simply because young children do not have the sense and...

What to look for when choosing a nursery

The time has arrived for your little one to start nursery. You are feeling slightly apprehensive about it anyway, but knowing which one to choose is quite simply a minefield. Knowing what to look for...

How to bath a baby safely

If you are a first time mum, then you probably endured the albeit embarrassing task of having to bath your baby in front of a midwife before you were allowed to leave the hospital. Given the pressure...

Mother and baby bonding tips

For some mothers, bonding with their baby is not immediate and takes a little longer than for other new mums. If you don’t feel an immediate ‘connection’ with your baby, it doesn’t make you a ...

What are the benefits of baby massage?

For centuries, societies of the east have been reaping the many benefits of baby massage on a daily basis. In western civilizations baby massage is a relatively new phenomenon, although in latter year...

Great advice on potty training

Children develop at different rates and the secret to successful potty training is knowing when your child is ready. If your toddler is struggling to get to grips with potty training, below is some g...

Post-pregnancy benefits of Pilates

Pilates was developed in the 1940s by a German nurse named Joseph Pilate who created the moves to help rehabilitate solders from World War II. This form of exercise that is based on the moves of yoga ...

Five essential habits toddlers must learn

Your toddler is not too young to learn good habits, and now is a great age to teach your little one some good lifestyle practices that they will require throughout their childhood years and into adult...