How to get bath time right!

Let’s face it – baths for children are not about getting clean; while being a highly desired outcome for the (at times frustrated) parent. Each bath comes with the promise of a makeshift waterpark-alike adventure, complete with squirt toys, inflatables and lots and lots of foam – and the mess that comes with the proverbial ...
Baby led weaning Q&A with an expert!

What is baby-led weaning and how is it different from regular weaning? Baby-led weaning is a way of introducing solid foods to baby without purees or spoon-feeding.  Parents offer baby chip or finger-shaped slices of food and baby feeds herself.  Baby sits at the table with the rest of the family and everyone eats together, often eating […]

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 ...
The Big Sleep, and how to get it!

For the first year or so, sleep is a huge focus for every Mum.  Babies and infants need quality sleep to grow, for their immune system to stay strong and to be contented and happy.  However, some little darlings need more help than others getting to sleep.  Here are some top ideas to send them ...
Top 10 toys for your Newborn Baby

Newborn babies need stimulating toys that engage and spark curiosity, these toys are perfect for using during tummy time and play time. Moulin Roty Mouse I will admit, I am a bit biased to any toy made my Moulin Roty - they really understand the toy market for new-born babies. This mouse has so many ...
Introducing Solids – the Basics You Need to Know

When you start to think about introducing solid food to your baby for the first time, there are lots of things to consider and often lots of questions. It’s something that new parents are never quite sure about, so read on, get informed and equip yourself with the information that you need. When? - Babies ...
Newborn Play, Why it’s Never too Early to Start

A lot of time with a newborn is spent engaged in routines together; sleeping, feeding and changing nappies and never-ending job lists seem to get longer. Society seems to think that babies can’t play games until they can sit and control their limbs better; however, you can play this easy game with your baby. You ...
Dressing post-partum – how to feel good and look good

  The time to make sartorial statements will come – in the days that follow giving birth your focus should (and automatically will steer towards) being comfortable. Having said that, we have always been firm believers that with a few simple techniques one does not negate the other and comfort and style indeed do go ...
How to make mixed feeding work for you

Mixed feeding means combining breastfeeding with bottle feeding. It's sometimes known as ‘combined feeding’ or ‘partial breastfeeding’ and involves replacing one or more breastfeeds with bottle feeds instead. And, while the prospect of an uninterrupted night’s sleep may be enough to convince you it's a good idea, mothers who opt to mixed feed do so ...