Tummy Time – What, Why, When and How?

Did you know that tummy time is really important for all babies and something that can impact their lives in the long term? What? Tummy time refers to the intentional time that your baby spends lying on their tummy facing the ground. Please note that tummy time is not safe practice if your baby is ...
How to Keep Babies and Children Safe in the Sun

Bright sunlight and heat will not only make babies ratty, but it could also seriously damage their skin. A good sunscreen will help protect your child from both UVA and UVB rays, but that's not the only thing which will keep them safe in the sun. Whether you're heading abroad this summer or holding out ...
Barefoot Babes, Support Brain Development by Ditching Shoes!

Did you know that young children have around 200,000 nerve endings in the sole of one foot alone? By allowing your baby, toddler and pre-schooler to spend time barefoot in different environments, you are helping their brain to develop. As your child’s feet feel different textures, they are building their brains sensory awareness, which leads ...
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 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 ...
What do you know about their first haircut?

What do you know about their first haircut? They’re your newborn baby, not more than a few months old, but their hair is growing fast and you can’t ignore it any longer. Do you know how to cut it yourself? Here are some helpful instructions. How Do You Cut Their Hair Yourself? Necessary Steps 1| ...
5 ways to soothe your baby’s eczema

Don’t let eczema be the bane of your little ones’ childhood. Here’s everything you need to know about soothing the skin condition permanently. It starts with a rash and turns into an itch that never quite goes away. Eczema - or ‘Atopic Dermatitis’, isn’t uncommon, as it affects 15 to 20 percent of children around ...
Common mistakes parents make while hiring a nanny

Hiring a nanny for your child is not a simple process and can be quite stressful. While you can contact reputable recruitment agencies through online platforms like ServiceMarket to employ a nanny, the hiring process does not end here. In order to employ the right person for your kids you need to not only interview ...
Summer hazards – 14 things you need to know

As the weather warms up, it's important to know how to protect children from the usual summer hazards - ie sunburn, camping stoves, wasp stings - but to be aware of specific heat dangers too The main risks during a heatwave are dehydration, overheating, heat exhaustion and heatstroke. 1. Stay hydrated Babies and infants are more ...