Month: November 2016

The Influence of Instagram on Preggie Mums

In a recent article in The Guardian, both a GP and a former Olympian weighed in on those magical disappearing postpartum belly shots on Instagram, and how the trend for touting a toned physique just weeks after giving birth is sending potentially dangerous messages to new mums – quite literally putting their health at risk. […]

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Och Aye! The Most Popular Baby Names in Scotland!

Parents looking for an uber-unique baby name will often look pretty far afield to find it; turns out, though, that inventive monikers are closer to home than one might think. Check out Scotland – yup – for their list of unusual, but no doubt soon-to-be-usurped (er, most of ’em, at least) trailblazing titles… […]

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Snoo: The Cot that Promises to Send Your Tot to Sleep in Minutes

Maximising the zzz’s is every sleep-deprived parent’s goal – albeit a rarely realised one. Check out this ingenious cot that promises to achieve just that, rocking your tot to lalaland within literal minutes… Developed by famed baby sleep whisperer and paediatrician, Dr Harvey Karp, along with MIT industrial design experts, the “smartest, and safest baby […]

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The Science Behind Why Your Kid Loves Elmo

It’s no secret that Muppets hold a special type of magic for tots; the motley crew of fuzzy critters are admittedly pretty adorable. One resident of Sesame Street in particular is a firm favourite amongst pint-sized Muppet fans, and it turns out there’s actual psychological reasons for his popularity – regardless of how downright inane […]

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Here’s How Kids Around the World do Chores

Chores are a brilliant way to introduce your child to the concept of responsibility – and reality. Inevitably, though, once the novelty of helping mum out wears off, your kid will probably try to shirk his workload; or at least whinge loudly enough about his plight for you to wish you’d simply stuck to doing […]

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