Daycare, or Day Hospital?

2020-01-22T09:46:12+00:00Family Health, Parenting, Toddlers|

Daycare, or day hospital?‘Daycare disease’ needs no explaining – every parent with a little one in crèche can relate!It’s a well-known fact that when a baby or toddler is cared for in a crèche or similar group facility, she is more prone to becoming ill often.When bugs aboundThere are [...]

Leaving babies to cry is cruel!

2019-08-19T09:08:06+00:00Baby, Child Behaviour, Parenting|

Leaving babies to cry is cruel! Quite honestly, I am exasperated by a number of mantras I constantly hear about how to deal with crying babies. Let’s be honest and see the bigger picture. “Self-soothing” is the idea that babies should learn to comfort themselves using another device [...]

3 Essential Tools In Every Mom’s Medicine Cabinet

2019-06-04T14:31:36+00:00Parenting|

3 Essential Tools In Every Mom’s Medicine Cabinet What if I told you that health doesn’t come from a bottle? In today’s quick-fix age, looking to medication for a cure to our family’s illnesses has become the norm for many. There are three must-haves in every mother’s medicine chest [...]

EQ tips for successful pregnancy and parenting 

2019-06-04T13:56:56+00:00Parenting, Pregnancy|

EQ tips for successful pregnancy and parenting  Whatever your reasons for deciding to have a baby, the realities of parenting often turn out to be quite a shock!  Ask yourself which qualities you need to cultivate in order to be a successful parent. Here are some EQ tips that [...]

5 Parenting Resolutions That Will Make Your Home Happier

2018-12-18T18:50:14+00:00Parenting|

5 Parenting Resolutions That Will Make Your Home Happier Resolution 1 I will not treat my children like a project to be completed as efficiently as possible. Parenting is about 'human resource management' and calls for EQ skills, not rigid rules, efficiency and deadlines. Resolution 2 I will remember [...]