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 ...
Why is Tummy Time important for babies?

Tummy time is crucial for all babies and an important step in babies developing the proper motor skills and muscle strength needed for crawling, moving and growing up. Tummy time helps: -  Develop back, neck and core strength -  Helps to prevent the flat head syndrome -  Babies explore movement in new ways -  Exposure ...
Is “no nappy” Time Really Worth it? Yes!

Letting your bub have time each day without a nappy (diaper) on, is becoming a big trend. However, no nappy time is nothing new; it’s been recommended by Early Childhood Specialists for many years.  A lot of people are getting hooked on ‘no nappy’ time because of the elimination communication method – an alternative toilet ...
Having a conversation with your newborn

In the first 5 months of life, your baby's brain is most active in developing sensory pathways and language. In other words, you don't want to miss this once in a lifetime opportunity. Even though your baby is not yet talking and responding, they are learning how sounds (phonics) work, how language works and how ...
Will my Baby’s eyes change colour?

Get your fill of gazing at those blue eyes now, mum, because there's a chance they could change colour to brown-green). Caucasian babies are very often born with dark blue or grey eyes that are likely to change several times before their first birthday.  What's responsible for this fascinating change in your little one's eye ...
Babies = 100% washable. Enjoy the outdoors with your baby

It is easy to get caught up by protecting your baby from everything, wrapping them in cotton wool and keeping them away from any mess. However, babies need exposure to nature and real-world germs to build their immune system and their sensory awareness. When playing outside with your baby or introducing nature inside, be careful ...
Crawling – Everything You Need to Know

Crawling is an exciting milestone for your baby, one of those special moments and ‘firsts’ that you hope to remember alongside the first smile, first time rolling over and what not. However, sometimes babies miss the crawling stage all together while others are reluctant to give it a try. So here is your go-to guide ...
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 ...