Parenting & Family

5 Signs That Baby Is Constipated

Constipated Baby

It is quite common for a baby to strain to make a poop, this does not necessarily mean that your baby is constipated. If your baby’s poop is soft it probably isn’t constipation and there shouldn’t be anything to worry about. Formula fed babies usually have a daily bowel movement, …

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Kids Activities: Make Your Own Paint

Girl with paint on face

Most kids love nothing better than painting, making a mess, and making things. So why not make your own paint? It’s cheaper than buying it in stores and it is made from only four ingredients that you will already have in your home. It is a fun activity that you …

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Should I Have A Baby?

Should I Have A Baby

For all Mother’s (including soon to be Mothers) – I found this online and found it really hit the spot with with, so I thought I would share it with you. Should I Have A Baby? We are sitting at lunch one day when my daughter casually mentions that she …

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5 Remedies For Constipation In Babies

remedies for constipation in babies

Having a baby with constipation is absolutely awful. Before you give your baby anything for constipation first make sure that your baby does in fact have constipation by looking for signs of constipation. It is also important to remember that breastfed babies can poop 10 times in one day or …

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Almost There – Potty Training

Almost There Potty Training

It has been just over a year since I wrote the blog on my daughter’s first potty achievement. I always assumed potty training was faster. I suppose it is all about the method you choose to use. When posting on my facebook page on this topic a lot of moms …

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Dealing With A Lying Toddler

lying toddler

I have now had my first experience of a lying toddler and as usual these things took me by surprise. It was a normal morning driving to work. Just as I was about to arrive at the day care to drop off my nearly 3 year old daughter I had …

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The Angry Toddler

angry toddler

Suddenly I have an angry toddler on my hands. I always thought the Terrible Two’s started at 2 years old. Much to my horror my daughter started with tantrums at about 1 year old and they have just been building in ferocity ever since and she is nearly 3 years …

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Witnessing A Little Person Develop


Witnessing a little person develop is one of the most amazing experiences in the world. I have written a lot of articles and a lot of them have been focused on being so tired and the struggles I face. However I do love being a mom and I often look …

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Potty Training Success!

Potty Training success

My girl is now just over 21 months and we have just had our first potty training success! I was planning on launching a full on potty training mission when the weather gets a bit warmer, but my girl decided she wanted to use the potty on her own. Don’t …

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What Is Baltic Amber And How Does It Work?

Baltic Amber Teething Necklaces

In recent years, Baltic amber has gained immense popularity among parents, especially moms, who seek natural remedies for their babies. But what exactly is Baltic amber, and why are so many moms turning to amber teething necklaces? What Is Baltic Amber? Baltic amber is the fossilised resin of ancient pine …

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Do Amber Teething Necklaces Work?

baby wearing amber teething necklace

Do amber teething necklaces work is a question I hear often, here is my personal experience: Up until my daughter was 3 months I had never heard of baltic amber teething necklaces. To be honest when I did hear about them I was sceptical and didn’t even think of buying …

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Enuresis – Better Known As Bedwetting

Enuresis Bedwetting

Enuresis is better known as bedwetting.  A diagnosis can only be made at the age of 5 years when a child should be toilet trained and is chronologically of the age where the child is able to control the bladder.  Provided by this age no diagnosis was made where any …

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A Mom Is Born

A Mom Is Born

When a baby is born a mom is born too. I am mommy to a nearly 2 year old girl and 13 weeks pregnant with another girl boy. The fact is that I am not the same person I was before I had my girl and I never will be again. …

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Our Experience With A Colic Baby

A colic baby

I stopped breastfeeding Zoë at 5 weeks as I just couldn’t cope with how vicious she was on the boob. I started loathing the fact that I had to feed her every 3 hours and just couldn’t wait to get her off me. Don’t get me wrong, I love my little …

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