Baby and Toddler Magazine: Autumn’s here, but the sun isn’t going anywhere

Don’t let these cooler Autumn mornings and shorter days fool you. As you head outside with your family over the Easter long weekend, it’s just as important to ensure your little ones – and you – stay safe in the sun as it is in the height of summer. Thanks in part to the popularContinue reading “Baby and Toddler Magazine: Autumn’s here, but the sun isn’t going anywhere”

Essential Baby: Life With Anxiety

Having anxiety isn’t a choice. For a while I resigned myself to it just being one of my characteristics, like my short stature and my freckles. But now I consider it to be something that I manage. To the outsider, sufferers of anxiety just look like worriers. We are taunted with well-meaning comments: “Look onContinue reading “Essential Baby: Life With Anxiety”

Baby and Toddler Magazine: 5 Ways to Spoil Your Child (and Why We Should)

Gosh there are so many rules these days, aren’t there? ‘No TV before two years of age.’ ‘Don’t praise your child too much, he will expect praise for every little thing.’ ‘Don’t be a helicopter parent – kids have to make their own mistakes.’ ‘Don’t let your kids call the shots.’ ‘Make sure your kidsContinue reading “Baby and Toddler Magazine: 5 Ways to Spoil Your Child (and Why We Should)”

Essential Baby: Five Reasons Why Toddlers Are Actually Pretty Awesome

‘I hate holidays!’ I moaned to my husband. It’s been a tough week. My nose still hurts where I got hit with a helicopter. Holidays are a scam. Who wants to spend more time with a difficult toddler? I’d rather drop him off at his Nanna’s so I can have some peace. However through the tantrums, theContinue reading “Essential Baby: Five Reasons Why Toddlers Are Actually Pretty Awesome”