Six easy ways to boost your breast milk supply naturally – plus a fantastic lactation cookie recipe!

Are you wishing to breastfeed your baby as much as possible, for as long as possible, but finding that you’re having problems with your supply? Look no further than these handy tips. Drink up! Hydrate regularly with healthy, non-alcoholic, non-caffeinated drinks. I know this may seem like a no-brainer, but it’s really effective! Aim for […]

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2019’s Top 4 Interior Design Trends for Creating Your Delightful Home

This week’s guest blogger is Andrej Kovacevic, a dedicated freelance writer and digital evangelist. He contributes to a wide range of home decor-focused publications, where he may be found discussing everything from smart home innovations to home decor trends. If there’s a new and exciting way to make your interior space stand out, there’s a good […]

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The best Easter egg hunt hiding spots that will trick the most avid of hunters

In 2019, Easter will fall later in the calendar year than usual – April 20th. This means… more time to prepare for the big Easter Egg Hunt! Easter was almost three weeks earlier last year so I was caught unprepared. My last-minute Easter egg hiding efforts basically involved me throwing them up in the air […]

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How temperature affects your quality of sleep

The following information was provided by The Sleep Advisor. Need some more sleep education? Check out their blog here: www.sleepadvisor.org When we think of sleep quality, we put it down to factors such as timing, positioning, diet, mattress type and the presence or absence of a screaming baby. However, apart from really hot or really cold […]

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Things never to say to a new parent

It takes a village to raise a child. But sometimes villagers needs to learn when to shut their traps! Here are some things you should avoid saying to new parents. When’s your baby due? I had her 3 months ago *sniff* Treasure every moment. Lovely sentiment, but right now…? Gah! So when are you having […]

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Want to raise a kick-butt STEM chick? Here’s how!

Today is International Women’s Day. While it’s important to celebrate the amazing achievements that have brought us closer to achieving true gender equality, it is equally – if not more – important to reflect upon what still needs to be done. One area in which women are falling behind men is participation in STEM. So, […]

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When good names have bad meanings

In celebration of Learn What Your Name Means Day, we are bringing you a list of common names that have – to put it as diplomatically as possible – unusual meanings. Byron Of the shed (Old English). Calvin Bald (French). Cameron Crooked nose (Gaelic). Campbell  Crooked mouth (Scottish). Cecilia Blind (Latin). Claudia Lame (Latin). Courtney Short-nosed […]

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Things you should never say to a pregnant person

Pregnancy opens up a whole new exciting world. Unfortunately, that also includes perfect strangers feeling up your belly (please don’t!), having the way you look and behave under extra scrutiny, and even people making indirect enquiries about your sex life. Here are some things you should never say to a pregnant person – because they’re […]

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13 underrated milestones the parenting books don’t talk about

We celebrate many firsts in our children’s lives – first smiles, first words, first day at school… And yeah, all these are pretty cool. But what about the less conventional milestones that tend to go unnoticed but are just as momentous? Here is a list of hugely important milestones that the parenting books don’t talk […]

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11 easy ways to raise an eco-friendly child

Babies and toddlers are like sponges, soaking up information at full speed. Therefore, this is the perfect time to get them into the habit of caring for the earth so that they and future generations can enjoy it. While some of the following tips are not directly teaching young children specific lessons about the environment, […]

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