Parenting

5 Ways To Ensure Your Family Gets A Good Sleep

November 20, 2015

As any parent will testify to, a good night’s sleep for the kids can help ensure a restful slumber for the entire household. Building a routine around sleep can be one of the best ways to ensure your home gets a consistent supply of shut-eye. As well as investing in a quality bed and comfortable bedding from suppliers such as MiniJumbuk, much of getting a …

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5 Ways to Help Your Child Avoid the Flu This Winter

September 20, 2015

Short of keeping your entire family in isolation through the winter months, it’s nearly impossible to avoid contact with someone who has the flu. But that doesn’t mean you can’t prepare for it. Below are some suggestions to help your child avoid the flu this winter. Sterilise your environment One of the simplest, yet often overlooked, ways of keeping your children and your family healthy …

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When to Take Your Child to the Doctor

August 23, 2015

Attention all parents: encourage your children to become familiar with doctors. Even if your child is not sick, “well-child” visits are important. By bringing your child to the doctor for regular checkups, immunizations, or even question and answer periods with their pediatrician, you will reduce the fear they may feel about the doctor’s office. Creating a healthy environment and debunking the myth that you only …

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6 Parenting Tips to Help Kids Avoid Injuries this Summer

July 3, 2015

It is common for there to be a rise in the number of children injured in the summer months. Kids are out of school and spending more time outside. Even though outdoor time is good for kids, it does also present some safety concerns. It is the parents’ job to understand why injuries are more common in the summer and learn what they can do …

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Confidence-Boosting Activities To Do With Your Daughters

June 26, 2015

Raising confident and stable girls is a tough ask in the modern age. On the one hand, they are expected to be a success in the workplace and cut through the male-centric world we live in. But, on the other, they will be bombarded with ideas about their body image. It all starts from a very early age, too – think Barbie for a good …

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Being a Supermom: How Work-From-Home Moms Can Stay Organized

June 11, 2015

Working from home while raising children has become a more popular option for women today. Every woman wants the luxury of continuing their career and having extra income while still being given the flexibility to be with their kids and be their sole caretaker every day. However, many women will realize very quickly that this lifestyle is not as perfect as it may seem. Working …

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6 Nesting Tips for First Time Moms

June 11, 2015

Becoming a mother is one of the most wonderful and intense experiences a woman can go through. For many women, the last few months of pregnancy are a whirlwind of emotions, planning and anxiety. Every mother just wants to create the best start for their new baby. ‘Nesting’ is the term many new mothers use to describe their process of creating a home and ideal …

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Healthy Food Hacks For Kids

May 11, 2015

Getting your kids to eat well can be a daily struggle. If you have a fussy eater or a child that straight-out refuses anything that looks like a vegetable, you’ll be familiar with the ongoing dinnertime battle to get healthy food into your child’s stomach. Try these simple swaps to get your child eating well today. Use sauce to disguise vegetables. If your kid avoids …

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Surviving A Meal Out With Toddlers

March 15, 2015

Going out to a restaurant with your family is a fun treat for everyone, but it can easily dissolve into chaos when a toddler is involved. Dealing with a restless child as well as disapproving looks from other childless diners can ruin the whole experience. Here are our quick tips to dining out stress-free with a toddler. Get your timing right. Heading out to eat …

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8 Ways to Stop Your Toddler’s Tantrum in its Tracks

March 8, 2015

Once your toddler starts showing signs of kicking off into tantrum mode, you might feel powerless to stop it. Think again! There are plenty of ways to halt your toddler’s bad behavior. Start with these today. Distract, distract, distract. Distraction is your number one weapon against tantrums. Make sure you have a favorite toy on hand at all times to quickly hand to your toddler …

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