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Vintage Parenting Advice That Today's Parents Will Love
Parenting advice from centuries past tends to support pretty authoritarian practices. Typically kids didn't have childhoods. Once they could do heavy lifting, sew a hem, or pluck a chicken they were put to work...
22/09/2014
Would You Trust An App To Look After Your Baby?
The Sproutling baby monitor is an interesting new device that guarantees to make parenting a lot easier. It doesn't just alert you to your baby's cries - it actually predicts when your baby will wake up, what mood they'll be in, and when you should be quieter when going about your business...
18/09/2014
12 Ways Grandparents Undermine Your Parenting
The second you pop out a kid you become the recipient of unsolicited and unwanted advice from other parents! Sometimes you can politely smile while backing away, but when it comes to relatives - especially your child's grandparents - pretending to listen isn't so easy...
17/09/2014
Is Your Baby A Boy or Girl? Old Wives Tales For Gender Prediction
Before sonograms we resorted to strange and slightly absurd methods to find out the gender of a baby. Mixing pee with baking soda, placing necklaces over your heart, and analysing the shape of a pregnant woman's face are some popular old wives' tales for gender prediction...
10/09/2014
The Image From This Newborn Baby Photoshoot Will Make You Wonder If Kids Are Worth It
WARNING: If you're not down with the realities of the ins and outs of parenthood (literally) then you might not want to scroll down. When this Dad and his newborn son posed for a heartwarming family photoshoot, we can almost guarantee this photo is NOT what they had in mind...
04/09/2014
Advice For New Parents: Things Every Parent Needs To Know About Newborns
Yay! You're going to have a baby - an adorable, life-changing bundle of joy! However, as delicate and amazing as infants can be, weird stuff is going to happen during the first three months of their lives that could startle you...
01/09/2014
#MiniMeYoga: Parents Challenge Their Kids To Become Yoga Masters
Parents on Instagram and Facebook are turning their little ones into mini yogis! Check out these adorable and amazing photos of kids trying out basic and challenging yoga poses. Some of the moves these kids can do are mind blowing...
19/08/2014
New Baby Checklist: The Newborn Essentials Guide That's Budget-Friendly
Alright, mumma - you've read all the baby books, your due date is nearing, and we're sure you're panicking a little bit. The best way to ease your anxiety is to be as prepared as possible. This new baby checklist will make your first weeks home with your newborn smooth and problem-free...
18/08/2014
Why Do Kids Cut Themselves? Understanding Self-Harm In Children
Self-harm, or purposefully cutting, pulling hair, burning, and bruising one's body, can begin as early as 7 years old. It's difficult to fathom that your child could be deliberating hurting themselves but it's a shocking possibility...
15/08/2014
Why Do Kids Bully? What Every Parent Needs To Know
Over the last fifteen years, school bullying has become a national concern. It’s gotten so bad that many bullied kids change schools once the teasing turns emotionally and physically violent. Parents who find out their kids are bullies struggle to understand how that could happen...
10/08/2014
Pregnant Woman Refuses Photoshoot. Husband And Beer Belly Do It Instead
Yeah, yeah, we all know that 'pregnancy is beautiful' but getting your photo taken while you're tired, bloated and feeling like you're gonna spew isn't every pregnant gal's bag. So when his wife didn't want to pose for maternity pictures...
30/07/2014
The Most Awkward Baby Photos Of All Time
There are two reasons why we love Ellen Degeneres. One, because she's owner of Hollywood's most talented comedy brain contained in the most fabulous crop of all time. Two, because when she asked her viewers to send in their worst baby photos, this happened...
23/07/2014
Why Do Kids Lie? How To Get Your Kids To Start Telling The Truth
Is there anything more frustrating than watching your children lie their faces off while you stand there in disbelief? Once kids realise they can manipulate the truth, even over the tiniest things, a whole new world of possibilities opens up to them...
18/07/2014
'Can I Touch Your Belly?' & 'Wow You're Getting Big': 25 Things You Should Never Say To A Pregnant Woman
Nine months is a LONG time to put up with family and strangers rubbing your belly and asking you seriously personal questions. Talks of 'impending pain', 'piling on the pounds' and other 'pretty women', should be completely off limits, right? It would make life much simpler...
14/07/2014
15 Things Kids Do That Make Parents Go Crazy
There's no point in beating around the bush: kids are amazing at being annoying. Don't think for one second that your kids are angels because they're not. Yeah, they certainly teach us about unconditional love and all that sentimental stuff...
05/07/2014
The 15 Best Things About Being Pregnant
Besides, y'know, getting a brand new kid at the end of your journey, there are lots of other perks to being pregnant! Unfortunately, it can be difficult to remember these positives when you're trying...
02/07/2014
The Professional, The Chiller Or The Monster: 8 Types of Women We Turn Into When We Give Birth
Doesn't matter if you're having a home birth, natural birth or begging your midwife to give you pain meds, every woman has her own particular style when it comes to giving birth. Some of us have to scream our way through it, some of us like to make bargains with Mother Nature to get by...
25/06/2014
11 Things You Ought To Know About Attachment Parenting
We don’t blame you if you think Attachment Parenting is a little ridiculous. The image of the judgy granola chick, sporting tie-dyed baby slings, who is utterly devoted to sacrificial parenting rules isn’t that inviting...
24/06/2014
Cute Overload: Tiny Dog Teaches Baby How To Crawl
Living proof that dogs really ARE man's best friend comes in this teeny, tiny pair of BFFs. Every time someone wonders why you're so obsessed with stalking the Internet for cute videos of dogs and babies, THIS IS WHY MY FRIEND, THIS is why...
23/06/2014
9 WTF Birth Traditions From Around The World
Welcoming a lil' cutie into the world is an amazing experience that binds all women together, regardless of race or nationality. Yet, the customs surrounding a baby's birth differ across cultures. We've...
22/06/2014
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