Image courtesy of [image creator name] / FreeDigitalPhotos.net What is traditionally every parent’s nightmare – the long car journey with the kids – does not have to be an exercise in unrelenting boredom. Many now like to solve the problem by loading up hours’ worth of videos on the laptop and plugging their kids in to a screen. This guest post from Vivienne from Yellow Moon suggests some fabulously fun and favourite verbal games [...]
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.
Do you often find yourself nagging and pleading with your children to get things done? Simple things like getting ready for bed, tidying up, eating meals seem to take some children forever, which can drive parents potty! If this sounds familiar then the Quick Kids app could be a real help. Quick Kids was developed by Laura Gray, mum to Ethan (7) and Evie (11 months). After watching an episode of The Apprentice last summer [...]
We welcome the first in a series of guest posts from Kathleen at The Little Times Magazine, a local guide to pregnancy and 0-5 year olds in the city. I’ve been a full time mum for 7 years and a couple of years ago I realised that I needed some kind of a project that I could get my teeth into that was just about me, where I could put myself forward and channel my [...]
We welcome a guest post from James Christie, who writes for arts and crafts company Yellow Moon, ponders whether gaining a child can mean losing a friend? Three couples who I am friends with have had babies in the last couple of months – in each case becoming parents for the first time. All of them avoided finding out the sex of the baby in advance, all of them texted the news of the birth [...]
From day one of knowing I was pregnant I’ve always described my baby as purple. I’m not sure why in this generation it is still assumed girls are pink and boys are blue. I’m the same with gender specific toys. I don’t want my girl at 19 months to have babies and buggies since she is still a baby herself. That’s just my opinion. Hers however is that she loves playing with baby dolls, pushchairs [...]