|10 Things You Ought To Know About The Lamaze Technique|
Forget what you know about Lamaze! It's not just about breathing, birthing balls and overly attentive spouses. The Lamaze technique relies on the mother understanding her body and the process of labour so she can make informed decisions about what she needs during birth...
|The Parenting Lie: What You Envision vs. What Actually Happens|
No one becomes a parent thinking it'll be a walk in the park, but all parents hold onto the belief that their children will be a little better than the brats we see on the daily. Unfortunately, that's not true...
|Elimination Communication: How To Potty Train Your Baby Before They Can Even Talk!|
Elimination communication is more than just potty training. It's about strengthening the attachment with your baby by truly understanding and responding to their needs.
|What Every Woman Needs To Know About Silent Or Missed Miscarriage|
A missed miscarriage or silent miscarriage is something that all women should be aware of. While everyone is aware of what a miscarriage is, silent or missed miscarriages are much less talked about, and that needs to change...
|20 Things You HAVE To Do Before You Have Kids|
Believe me - you'll be happy you got all of these things out of the way before you start making babies!
|Can Children See Ghosts? What Parents Need To Know|
An imaginary friend or a visitor from beyond the grave? You decide.
|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...
|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...
|Embarrassing Pregnancy Problems No One Talks About|
Being pregnant ain't a walk in a park. In fact, it kind of sucks. Yes, there are some ladies who love their pregnancy. And then there are some who will NEVER let their kids forget what hell they put their mum through! If you fall into the latter category, you're in trusted company...
|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...
|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...
|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...
|#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...
|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...
|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...
|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...
|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...
|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...
|'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...
|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...