Browsing Category: Navigating Babies and Toddlers

how to introduce a bottle

How to introduce a bottle to your breastfed baby

I think we would all agree that breastfeeding is a great start for our babies, but fed is best and it isn’t always possible for women to breastfeed or to continue to breastfeed for as long as their baby requires milk.  In my case I never had enough milk for exclusively breastfeeding and so I […]

Preparing for a Home Birth

Are you considering having a home birth? Giving birth at home is both natural and safe, but you need to make sure that you have the right advice and support in place and are connecting with the right professionals to ensure the birth goes as smoothly as possible.   This post is not about the medical […]

5 things you need to do when preparing for a newborn

Pregnancy is always going to be an exciting time. But it’s also going to be incredibly stressful. You need to make sure that you are thinking about everything that needs to be completed before the little one arrives. It’s easy for things to fall through the cracks here and there and get forgotten. Preparing the […]

How to tell if you are ready for another baby

Are you ready for another baby?  There is such a lot to think about when this question comes up and sometimes it is a mystery to us all whether we are ready.  Sometimes we all feel like that younger us trying to avoid getting pregnant before everything changed. It’s a thing that all girls do […]

Potty Training Regression

How to fix Potty Training Regression

Potty Training Regression why and what can you do to fix it? So you have cracked potty training… Your little one is consistently using the potty so you breathe a sigh of relief and then it comes; potty training regression. What can you do and how can you help solve potty training regression?  Read on […]

Potty Training Boys

The top tips you need for Potty Training Boys

The top tips you need for Potty Training Boys When your little boy gets to around 2 years old  you will one  day look around and notice that all the mummy chat has changed from poonamies, lack of sleep and weaning to when, how and when when when  should I potty train my child?   POST […]

Baby Nursery Furniture

The only baby nursery furniture you need

The only baby nursery furniture you need! Planning your baby’s nursery, decorating and getting all the baby nursery furniture can be such an amazing time in your life;  especially the first time.  Each time I had a baby I enjoyed the process of getting out the baby nursery furniture, deciding on paint colours and seeing […]

First Time Mom Quotes

23 Positive First Time Mom Quotes

Positive First Time Mom Quotes Being a first-time mum is amazing, but it is a shock to the system for certain!  There are so many different aspects to think about and all of a sudden you are responsible for another human. It can be overwhelming and there is just so much to learn and think […]

Get more vitamins for children

Ways to help fussy eaters get more vitamins

Two of my children are quite fussy eaters with one of them actually getting a bit ridiculous with the list of foods he won’t eat.  I really don’t like to make the eating vegetables thing a battleground, but sometimes I do worry that he doesn’t get all the vitamins that he needs.  I would of […]

reading with toddlers

The 5 best books to read to toddlers

The best books to read to Toddlers; these are ones you will both enjoy! I love to read and have gotten so much joy from books over the years.  Some of my fondest memories are of my dad enthusiastically playing all members of the Famous Five as he read to us at night. I wanted […]