Postnatal depression and postnatal anxiety have received plenty media attention—and rightly so—but there’s another condition acute to the maternal experience on the rise: postpartum psychosis. Here’s what you need to know.
Slimes are all the rage with the cool kiddy crowd; and if you haven’t yet succumbed to making some at home, you’ve probably surrendered to buying a pot of the stuff ready-made. While slime may be everywhere these days, recent reports are now questioning its safety—here’s what you should know.
Small humans are hardwired to revel in the prospect of getting dirty—perhaps it’s an evolutionary design to help build up defences, or it might simply be down to the enviable laissez-faire attitude only children can enjoy. Maybe it’s just to drive mums crazy. Whatever it is, it’s not as bad as you think—here’s the expert view on dirt + kids.
On average, parents shell out for up to five different car seats by the time their kid is 10 years old. Sounds like madness? It probably is; especially since you can actually stick to just one seat until your child is officially old enough to go without—here’s how.
That famous Marie Antoinette quote about cake and peasants was likely misconstrued, but this imperative for your own little plebeians isn’t—“Let them eat dirt!”, exhorts Dr. Jack Gilbert, director of the Microbiome Centre at the University of Chicago and coauthor of the book Dirt Is Good. Here—before you combust in sanitised indignation—is why.