Parenting Blog Awards

How many talented Mums are there out there? I’m amazed that Mums who’ve been up in the night feeding their baby or tending to a wakeful toddler still have time and energy to write a blog! I guess it is also a great way to show off your latent ‘Mummy talents’  especially if you are woken up…

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Sleep and Pregnancy

Are you a shift worker trying to get pregnant month after month with no success? If you are perhaps a nurse on night shifts, emergency worker, or someone who works late into the night and has distrupted sleep patterns, it could be affecting your chances of getting pregnant. If your desire is to have a…

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Toddler Not Sleeping

If your toddler is waking up in the middle of the night it can be a real challenge to get them to re-settle. It is always best to go to them before they fully wake up and try to re-settle them especially if you have neighbour that can hear everything through the walls. I know…

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Cute Baby -Iron Rich Foods

Baby weaning can be a pretty messy time, here is a picture of a truly happy baby enjoying one her first meals with solids. I think the face says it all! It is amazing how some babies don’t enjoy their solids at first and prefer milk for longer than they really need it. If your baby…

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Children’s Death in Home Fire

Yesterday the news was that a 13 year old boy who had already lost his four brothers and one sister had also lost his life due to smoke from a fire in the family home. It i ssuch  a tragedy and the poor parents are now left to cope with the huge loss and emptiness. Dying…

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Family Photogragher- John Moore

You may think this blog is about going to the dentist however it’s not. Two Front Teeth is a photography company run by the talented John Moore who specializes in family photography. John is brilliant with kids of all ages from new borns right up to teenagers, he really makes them feel at ease and…

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New Baby Co-Sleeping in India

I always find it interesting hearing about other cultures and how they raise their new born babies. A lady called Minnie Gupta from West Bengal, India, describes what happens when a new infant arrives and  how an Indian family safely co-sleeps. Minnie says, “ we make special ‘beds’ just for the infants using special pillows which is then put right…

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Depression And Baby Sleep

Depression And Baby Sleep: Vicious Cycle There’s a fascinating new parenting study out that caught our eye at The Chart. It involves the sleep habits of babies and toddlers. Posted: 5:42 PM Apr 17, 2012 Reporter: CNN (Posted by Kion Hudson) Research suggests if mom is depressed, she’s more likely to wake her baby up…

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