Category: Latest parenting news and trends

iPhone apps for mums

The age of technology has come to the ancient arena of baby-making, gender prediction and pregnancy.  Now you can work out when to conceive, how your baby is developing and even how often to feed your newborn, all from iPhone apps for mums. […]

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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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Using instinct as a parenting tool

Nothing prepares one for motherhood. Not books, not advice and not even maturity. Like many things in life, there is a massive discrepancy between head and heart. Perhaps one may know the ins and outs of motherhood intellectually and practically but one can only really come to a better understanding once the emotions that coincide […]

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Record baby milestones

A first smile, a first tooth, a first word: all memories that parents will want to record and look back on with joy in the heart and a tear in the eye. If there is anything that can sentimentalise the most indifferent of people, it will be having a baby – not always, but often. […]

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