Parenting Advice

18 January 2021

Parenting: How to support your partner in the third trimester of pregnancy

In the third trimester, your partner might be getting a little anxious about the birth so be mindful of this when she reaches the final stage of pregnancy. If you ...
10 January 2021

Parenting: Seven must haves in the third trimester of pregnancy

As you enter the final phase of your pregnancy, there are certain things you might like to consider bringing into your life at this point. Some of these will offer ...
8 January 2021

Parenting: How to support your partner during the second trimester of pregnancy

Hopefully the second trimester is a little easier for your partner- she may be less nauseous and tired, however there are still things you can do to make her as ...
7 January 2021

Parenting: Seven ways you can support your partner in the first trimester of pregnancy

The first trimester can be a difficult time for women- whether the pregnancy is planned or not, there is a period of readjustment and acceptance, as well as some of ...
13 December 2020

Seven ways to prevent your toddler getting overwhelmed by gifts on Christmas Day

The truth is- children enjoy much more productive play with one toy or type of toy than many.  Too much choice means your child won’t engage in any meaningful play ...
9 December 2020

Feeling weary as a new mum? Here are seven ways to combat the tiredness

Being a new mum is exhausting, there is no other word for it and that fatigue can feel overwhelming at times. So if you are struggling to keep alert, here ...
29 November 2020

Seven things to consider before decorating your toddler’s bedroom

We are in the midst of decorating our little girl’s bedroom and there are a few things I’ve picked up along the journey that I thought were worth sharing with ...
19 November 2020

Seven simple ways to protect the health of your toddler

As a mum of two year old I know that toddlers can be little germ harbourers if you’re not careful. They are too young to firmly grasp the concept of ...
16 November 2020

Seven items lying around your house that could be a choking hazard for your toddler

We all leave things where they don’t belong from time to time and normally it’s not a problem, however when you have a toddler in the house, these small pieces ...
15 November 2020

How to introduce your toddler to potty training (even if they aren’t quite ready)

If you think your toddler is still too small to be potty trained (the general advice is from around two and a half years old) there are ways you can ...
10 November 2020

Seven ways to save money when buying Christmas presents for your toddler

I am the first to admit that I can get a bit carried away when it comes to buying things for my daughter. When I look back at last Christmas, ...
5 November 2020

Parenting: Seven ways to teach your toddler about money

If you want your child to respect money- to save it, spend it well and have a healthy, meaningful relationship with coins and notes, it’s important to start them early. ...
3 November 2020

Seven ways to help your toddler relax around the fireworks this Bonfire Night

Bonfire night can be scary for young children, especially when they don’t understand why there are loud bangs going off outside and why the night sky is lit up with ...
30 October 2020

Seven choking hazards for toddlers all parents should know about this Halloween

As we all celebrate Halloween at home, there is a good chance many of us will be serving a buffet to mark the occasion. While it’s important all parents and ...
28 October 2020

Seven things you might want to pack in your toddler's portable first aid kit

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional so for all the medicines I mention in this article, it’s always best to seek medical advice first before giving it to your ...
27 October 2020

Top tips for hosting a toddler friendly Halloween party in lockdown

While you may not be able to have people over this Halloween, you probably don’t want your toddler to miss out on all the fun. So, here are my top ...
25 October 2020

Seven things a doll can teach your toddler

The humble toy doll can have a number of benefits for your toddler, so whether you have a boy or a girl, a doll is one toy with the potential ...
22 October 2020

Seven ways to teach your toddler about colours

There are three key things your toddler should know (or at least have a good basic grasp of) before heading to school or nursery and these are numbers, letters and ...
21 October 2020

How to support the mum of a toddler during lockdown

Being the mum of a toddler in lockdown is not easy. I know from experience that it can be a challenge to say the least. So if you know a ...
19 October 2020

Seven ways to get your toddler to clean up after themselves

As a mum, I feel it’s important to teach my two year old daughter that her mess is her responsibility. I accept that it’s not an easy thing to teach ...
16 October 2020

Seven tips for helping your toddler to adjust when the clocks go back

The clocks will be going back on Sunday 25th October this year, which is something many adults look forward to but when you have a toddler, it can mean they ...
15 October 2020

Seven toddler toys that are worth spending your money on

Toddlers are experts at making a mess and making noise, but if you don’t want them to make either, here are a few toys that my daughter keeps going back ...
3 September 2020

Eight tips for parents if your baby or toddler fears bath time

Cath Ranson, Editor at ChannelMum.com said: “Bathtime should be a fun and bonding experience for both child and parents – but it doesn’t always work out that way! If bathtime ...
17 August 2020

Seven foods you should never give a baby

By Claire Baseley, Nutritionist at Ella’s Kitchen It’s important that little ones eat lots of variety, particularly a rainbow of vegetables and fruits as the more foods they try on ...