From the monthly archives:

March 2009

Baby Sleep Training – not crying themselves to sleep

Baby Sleep Training

Teaching your child to fall asleep by herself is one of the most challenging things you will come across in life. There are many accepted methods for this ‘training’ from the Ferber Method to Cry It Out (CIO). The Ferber Sleep Method is apparently not CIO, but it might as well be. These types of [...]

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Raising Angels – 20 Positive Methods for bringing up your child

Raising Angels

Raising Angels is the goal we all start out with when having children. We all want our children to be happy, confident, creative, imaginative and fun-loving. But how do we actually achieve this? It may be easier said than done, but definitely not impossible. How you parent your child and interact with them will influence [...]

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How to talk and listen to your child

How to talk and listen to your child

Communicating with your child is one of the most important aspects of parenting. Starting an effective form of communication right from birth is a must do, it is never too early to start. Not only will it make your life easier later on but it also gives your child confidence and a willingness to communicate [...]

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Toy Library

Toy Library

Toys everywhere, in cupboards, on the floor and on shelves. While my 2 year old tries her luck in the next room, where all the big outdoor toys are, I find this fantastic wooden train track on the top shelf. This is a kid’s seventh heaven, where would we be without our toy library!

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Are Video Games good for kids?

are video games good for kids?

What influence do video games really have on our children? Do they have any beneficial effects or do they just take away the child’s own ability to be creative and fun finding? Do they expose our children to mindless violence and mindless play? These and many other questions should be considered by every parent.

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Fathers – How you can help during birth

Giving Birth

Whether it’s your first or fifth (birth), being in that delivery room with your wife and watching her give birth, never gets easier. It’s said that nature ensures that mothers forget the birth process so that they’ll want to go through it again. I think it’s true for fathers too! However, there is a lot [...]

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Cough & Cold Medicine Warnings

Cough & Cold Medicines

It was reported in the UK yesterday that most over the counter cold and cough medicines do not actually work in children under the age of 12. Not only that, they have also been linked to adverse side effects and even death in some cases. The British authorities have now launched an investigation into 69 [...]

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Natural Childbirth – The Pink Kit way

Natural Childbirth - The Pink Kit Way

My heart leaps with joy when we stop in front of the little bakery. I’m ready for my second natural childbirth and I drag my 38 week pregnant body out of the car and ask my husband, mum, dad and 2 year old daughter if they would like a cream donut and a hot chocolate.
They [...]

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