Category: Baby tips

Helping your baby recognise family

Babies love faces. Michael Frank, an expert in brain and cognitive science research and currently Assistant Professor at Stanford, says that babies “like to look at anything that resembles a face, even something as abstract as an electric outlet” . I bought my baby girl a gorgeous maracas from Octopus – the one I chose, […]

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Newborn clothing essentials

As a first time mum and someone who hasn’t spent much time with babies, I was pretty clueless when it came to choosing clothes for my soon-to-be-born baby. The masses of clothing that would bombard my vision as I entered a baby store did nothing to appease my bewilderment. I guess that dressing a baby […]

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Introducing babies to solids early

I couldn’t wait to start feeding my baby girl solid food. Probably because I knew that it would add a new dimension to our day to day life as mum and baby, and the anticipation attached to observing my daughter experience food for the first time was just overwhelming. My happy bubble of excitement was […]

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A memory book for alternative families

In today’s world, the definition of family is no longer as generic as it used to be: single parent families, grandparents raising grandchildren and multi-ethnic families are common variations of the traditional stepford mom-dad-boy-girl set up. As families change in dynamic, the way in which family memories are recorded will naturally adapt to these changes. […]

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Best baby slings

When holidaying in Barcelona (I was 7 weeks pregnant) hubby and I saw a dad carrying his little baby in what looked like a giant scarf: it was patterned in brightly coloured stripes and the dad had it wrapped around his body. The little baby looked so snug and secure. Low and behold, following some […]

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