There is so much to prepare when expecting a new baby – not least creating a space for your little one. One general piece of advice is to avoid going for a ‘nursery’ décor scheme, as the baby’s first years will speed by, quickly outgrowing an overly youthful theme. But what else should you consider when decorating a nursery room? The essentials Sufficient storage space is vital in a nursery. A chest of drawers will use the [...]
George Osbourne has just delivered his autumn statement with gloomy prospects for the U.K. economy. Child benefit has been cut in ‘real terms’ set to rise only 1% over the next 3 years. This and other measures changing income support can make some families consider the benefits of a primary care giver going back to work. But with costs of childcare being so high, is it worth it? The cost in childcare for the under [...]
I love Winter. It’s an excuse to wear chunky knitware and coats like cocoons plus wear the most outrageous party make-up. But it can be harsh on the skin, especially on your face. As busy mums we don’t have time to carry out intensive beauty routines, so here’s a few quick tricks that could save time & money. The mini-facial: treat yourself to a nice facial scrub and ask for 30 minutes in the bath. [...]
Big Sunday: An Event Designed By Mothers, For Mothers Mums spend a great deal of time occupied with the welfare of others. But when do they get to relax and spend some proper quality time doing things they enjoy? Big Sunday is a fully facilitated day of relaxation and self-expression uniquely for Mums. I’ve been helping to organise the day, so can vouch for day with Mums’ needs at the heart of every activity. The [...]
Being a parent can prove to be quite the challenge. You want to not only tackle bad habits and get rid of them but you also want to make sure you are doing so in a way that will benefit your child, not harm them. Sometimes it can be very tricky to decide the best way to approach each situation. While every child responds differently, here are a few habits that many parents struggle with [...]
Sarah from Parentskool will be going through session 1 of the popular and fun antenatal class which teaches you everything you need to know to prepare for when you get baby home “0 to 6 months a crash course in having a baby”.
In today’s guest post, Stacey from The Therapy Lounge discusses Postnatal Depression and alternative methods of treatment.