Cats and Babies |Do They Get Along?

Whether planned or not, you have a baby on the way! But how will your fur babies cope with the change? This was one of the main anxieties we had prior to Arias arrival. Would the cats like her? Would they sit on her whilst she slept? These are all valid worries that many cat…

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Your Baby And The Fourth Trimester

Birth is a momentous occasion, and not just for the parents. Your baby faces some of the biggest changes they will face in their life time. Imagine how it feels. Going from a warm, safe sanctuary, where you can only hear a glimpse of the world beyond, to a bright world full of noises, textures…

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The Secrets Of Fatherhood | Pregnancy

The big day arrives, that moment you have been waiting 9 months for is just around the corner. Everyone has their own unique views fatherhood and how your life is going to change after having the baby. But, there is one thing that no one ever seems to mention. How the 9 months of pregnancy…

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Weaning Your Baby | Baby Lead vs Spoon Fed

  Weaning is a topic constantly open to debate. Which way is best? What method is the safest? When is the best time to start weaning? The questions are endless. The truth is, as long the method you practice is safe, then truly there is no correct method and you have to do what works…

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Product Review | Tommee Tippee Advanced Comfort Bottle

The Product The Tommee Tippee Advanced Comfort bottles claim to help prevent colic in babies due to their “unique tube and valve system”. These bottles are also designed with a “breast-like” teat to allow for an easier latch. However, the baby market is inundated with bottles that claim they are the best at preventing colic…

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The Fourth Trimester | The Honest Truth

“My body is full of life. My body is powerful. My body made me a mother.” – Author Unknown.   The official definition of the fourth trimester is the first twelve weeks postpartum. You and your new-born are learning about each other and your body is healing from birth. It’s a crucial time! There are…

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How to Co-Sleep Safely With Your Baby

“When babies sleep with or near their parents, they are not being spoiled, they are being made to feel secure and accepted” – Dr Lendon Smith Co-sleeping is a heated debate within the parenting world. You’re either for it or you aren’t. The main argument many use against co-sleeping with your baby is that it…

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Product Review | Sassy Bumble Bites Teether

  Teething can be a hard time for any parent. Your little one constantly seeks out the next thing to chomp down on, regardless of what that may be! With the market saturated in numerous teething toys for babies, it is easy to acquire an entire mountain of teething toys. So how do you know…

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My Birth Story | Always Expect The Unexpected

“Giving birth should be your greatest achievement, not your greatest fear.” – Jane Weideman The Build Up Travelling down the a12 it all became very real. This was it. The moment was here. We were going through those front doors and not coming out until we had our baby in our arms. I felt a…

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Mindfulness | How To Embrace Big Emotions In Our Children

Tantrums. Breakdowns. Overwhelming moments. There are many names for the times when our little ones experience strong emotions and many mothers feel like they don’t know where to turn. Anxiety and stress set in, causing that one instinct we have all felt. How do we get them to stop crying? How do we make them…

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