Developing Motor Skills

We all know the importance of developing fine and gross motor skills in children at a young age. Having good motor control can not only be important for a child’s growth but it can also promote independence and aid in cognitive development. So as a parent, what can we do to help our little ones ...
The Importance of Reading

Reading is a fantastic way to calm the mind and seeing as our little ones can at times be extremely active, it is particularly important to cultivate the early habit of reading. Sitting down with your children and their favourite books forces them to slow down and relax. Hugely beneficial for their cognitive development, reading ...
Navigating Child’s Play

If you research the topic of child’s play, the internet is a myriad of conflicting opinions. There are so many articles with differing viewpoints regarding the amount of involvement parents should have. Some experts tell us we need to play with our children all the time, to establish stronger connections and security. Others state we ...
10 ways to reduce Plastic in your household.

It is estimated that globally, eight million tonnes of plastic ends up in our oceans. Single-use plastics contribute massively to landfills and waterways, with disastrous effects.  Small changes in our routine can make a difference in the fight against single-use plastic! Check out these easy top 10 ways your family can reduce plastic at home:   ...
Parenting a Special Needs Child

When you are the mother of a child with special or additional needs, it’s easy to judge your own parenting skills at a much higher level. You are no doubt doing your best, but sometimes you feel that is not enough. Every aspect of parenting is amplified, and everything needs to be planned, organised and ...
Why Choose Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products?

You may already be buying organic produce for when you prepare nutrient-rich meals for your family. What about cleaning products and cosmetics?  If you choose to ''go green'' in this area of your household,  chemicals will no longer be absorbed into the skin or inhaled in by the person cleaning. Studies have recently shown that ...
How to swaddle a baby

Becoming a new mother is no easy feat! Some mothers find swaddling a baby difficult when their little one first arrives. Did you know that swaddling correctly ensures babies to sleep longer and sounder?  Mimicking a mother's cuddle, swaddling also prevents unnecessary wake-ups due to startle reflex and helps maintain the back sleeping position. Watch ...
Love Coconut Oil? We Tell You Why it’s Good for Your Health

Coconut oil – aside from being delicious (and may we suggest that you google a ‘’Healthy Bounty Bar’’ recipe asap) comes with a multitude of health benefits. It’s widely available in most supermarkets and as usual, budget permitting we suggest that you opt for organic wherever you can. Coconut oil is known to increase our ...
How to Choose the Right Yoga Mat

Yoga helps build strength and flexibility, can help relieve stress and can improve overall mental and physical wellness – and us mums can truly benefit from all of the above. Compared to other fitness activities, yoga requires minimal gear to get started. Whilst most studios provide everything a beginner needs, investing in your own personal ...