Parenting Life & Style

18 June 2021

Seven ways to encourage your primary school child to love learning

As a parent, getting your young children motivated and wanting to learn can feel like a minefield. Gemma Berg, is a former Primary School teacher and now runs her own ...
3 June 2021

Parenting: Why repetition is good for toddlers

Repetition might seem like a laborious task, but when it comes to toddlers it’s invaluable in their learning process. Most parents will recognise that doing things over and over again ...
1 June 2021

Seven tips to help you depart for maternity leave with impact and a clear head

Finding an “effective” way to depart for your maternity leave is challenging, and few companies offer useful guidance. Yet leaving in a positive & proactive way, allows you to fully ...
19 May 2021

Eco-friendly ideas for families to enjoy a cleaner, greener way to wean

Weaning is a real adventure for the family and a key milestone in every baby’s development. As it’s a whole new skill for baby to learn, there’s lots to think ...

18 May 2021

Seven ways to get better sleep during pregnancy

Pregnancy creates a lot of challenges for women's sleep! There are feelings of excitement, anxieties, hormonal influences and physical comfort considerations to bear in mind with women during pregnancy. In ...
14 May 2021

Everything you need to know before breastfeeding if you're vegan

If you’re vegan and are planning to breastfeed or are already breastfeeding, there are several things you should bear in mind, to maintain both your health and that of your ...
12 May 2021

How lockdown inspired me to launch my own character brand by Anna Breese-Davies

After months of planning, bringing to life what started as an idea I had inspired by my daughter, we were ready to launch our new storybook and toy character brand, ...

12 May 2021

Parenting: How to celebrate the Eurovision Song Contest with a toddler

If you want to throw a (lockdown appropriate) party and you have a little one in tow, you might be thinking that it’s an impossible feat, given how long the ...
12 May 2021

What I wish I’d known about journaling during pregnancy and what it could do for you

Writing down your thoughts or journaling is known to help give you clarity and improve wellbeing. So what are the benefits to spending time journaling when you're pregnant and throughout ...
9 May 2021

I tried the Project 333 minimalist fashion challenge while pregnant- here are my thoughts & tips

Having recently finished Courtney Carver’s Project 333- I declared in my review that it wasn’t the best time to read the book given that I am pregnant.  After I posted ...
2 May 2021

Parenting: Seven things that always happen when you meet up for a play date with your mum friend

While playdates look a lot different for mums now, you can guarantee the same outcome when you do decide to arrange one. Now, they are less about soft plays and ...
28 April 2021

Parenting: Seven ways to use Alexa to engage your toddler

Our daughter has recently taken a shine to our Alexa, and now she knows how to get her to do things, she is always asking her questions and making her ...
27 April 2021

Parenting: Seven things you should always keep in your car when you have a toddler

When you have a toddler, you should be prepared for every eventuality- which is why the ‘mum bag’ is always bulging with stuff when you travel somewhere on foot. As ...
26 April 2021

Ola Pelo discusses how dangerous it is to put your kids on social media

Ola Pelo is a leading influencer, content creator and voice-over artist- her online presence centres on her relatable family life with ‘The Pelo Fam’, coupled with a focus on life ...
25 April 2021

Parenting: Seven places mums can go while their toddler is asleep

Some things are better done alone- while this may seem like a harsh statement, it can be easier not to take your toddler along with you to certain places you ...
22 April 2021

Parenting: Earth friendly swaps for your toddler

As we celebrate Earth Day- a day to do our bit to protect our planet- we turn our attention to what we can do as parents of toddlers to help ...
21 April 2021

Parenting: Seven tips for managing your toddler’s paperwork

Today is National Administrative Professionals’ Day, the perfect day to reflect on your paperwork practices where your toddler is concerned. If you’re a parent, there’s one thing you will know ...
20 April 2021

Parenting: Seven reasons to bake a cake with your toddler

Today is National Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day- and while this may be a little ambitious to make with your toddler- the act of baking a cake holds a lot ...
19 April 2021

Numerology: Seven fun facts about babies born on the 19th of the month

Babies born on the nineteenth of the month have specific traits that are synonymous with this date so if you’re wondering how your little one is going to turn out- ...
18 April 2021

Parenting: Seven things you don’t appreciate until you have a toddler

As Michael McIntyre once said in one of his famous parenting sketches- ‘things that you don’t even consider to be things will become impossible’. Never has a truer word been ...
16 April 2021

Parenting: Why the outdoors is the best medicine for sad or bored toddlers

One thing I’ve noticed about my little girl is that she is a different person when I take her into the great outdoors. While she enjoys watching TV and playing ...
15 April 2021

Numerology: Seven fun facts about babies born on the 15th of the month

According to the rules of numerology, the day you were born on can tell you a lot about the person you are going to be, so here are just a ...

14 April 2021

Numerology: Seven fun facts about babies born on the fourteenth of the month

As we’ve reached the fourteenth day of the month, it seems only fitting to showcase the traits of babies born on this day. So, if your child has a fourteen ...
13 April 2021

Numerology: Seven fun facts about babies born on the 13th of the month

The number thirteen is thought to be unlucky by some, however in numerology, no numbers are considered unlucky, some are just a better fit for people than others. So you ...