beauty

Tips on Weaning Baby off their Dummy

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Weaning your baby off their dummy is much easier said than done. With our son we tried and failed a few times. So I have put together some simple suggestions to make the transition a bit smoother. See my previous post on The Dummy Debate for more information on dummy use and why we used […]

Toddlers

The Dummy Debate

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Deciding whether to give your baby a dummy, still remains a highly debated topic. There are good reasons both for and against, it mostly comes down to parents’ choice. Here’s some pros and cons: Pros Aside from some peace and quiet other pros include Giving your baby a dummy at bed/nap times can reduce the […]

Sleep

Night Terrors in Toddlers

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Lets Start with the Stages of sleep   There are 3 stages of sleep; light sleep, deep sleep and REM (rapid eye movement) sleep, which is when dreams occur. Night terrors or sleep terrors often occur when your toddler partially wakes during the deep, non-REM sleep phase, these night terrors usually happen during the earlier […]

Bloggers Linky

ParentingHQ Bloggers Linky – Week 3

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Welcome to the #ParentingHQ Bloggers Linky – Week 2 Hosted by The Unstoppable Mama   Featured Blogger of the Week: Before we start this weeks blog linky I would just like to congratulate[Name] from [Blog Name] on being our featured blogger of the week. Your post on [LINK] A truly amazing post, that we enjoyed […]

Bloggers Linky

ParentingHQ Bloggers Linky – Week 2

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Welcome to the #ParentingHQ Bloggers Linky – Week 2   Hosted by The Unstoppable Mama   Featured Blogger of the Week: Before we start this weeks blog linky I would just like to congratulate Karen from The Next Best Thing to Mummy on being our featured blogger of the week. Your post on Toys that […]

pregnancy

Pain in Pregnancy – My 30 Week Update

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Pregnancy – My 30 Week Update Pain in Pregnancy – My Experiences The last 5 weeks have dragged so much, I have been in a lot of pain over the last couple of weeks, which is what this update will be about. At around 26 weeks I started experiencing some typical pregnancy symptoms including, Braxton […]

weaning

Baby Lead Weaning – Our Journey

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Baby Lead Weaning From a mum who has successfully weaned two babies, using mostly baby lead weaning. My babies have been extra hungry since the hours following their births. By 4 months old milk just wasn’t satisfying them enough. I was a little apprehensive about weaning them so early, but they were becoming increasingly hungrier […]