I am the ultimate fussy eater. I grew up with mild eating problems which turned into bigger problems when I left home. I was determined to help my children enjoy healthy food, as this would contribute to my aim of them being happy. What is going on behind the mind of a fussy eater? WhatContinue reading “My Child is a Fussy Eater – Help Me Gently Encourage Healthier Eating Habits”
As a Mum you are excited to continue trying for a new baby to join your happy single child in the future world of adventures together. It took only 3 years to conceive our first baby, so we didn’t imagine I would fall pregnant very quickly this time either. Shocked, I fell pregnant whilst exclusivelyContinue reading “Prepare My Baby for the Arrival of Another Baby… or erm… Two More Babies”
They say it takes a village to raise a child. This saying does not help when you have young babies and no support network or visitors. Now with the Coronavirus isolating the World within the walls of their homes, every family will be able to relate to this isolated situation. There are many Mums whoContinue reading “Isolation and Postnatal Depression with a Young Family – COVID19 And Other Reasons”
Planning for a second child is not always an easy decision, especially if you are still breastfeeding another baby. When you discover you’re pregnant you are now already tandem feeding and this blog will help with some points to consider. If you discover you are pregnant with twins, you may wonder if it’s even possibleContinue reading “Breastfeeding – The Whole Truth Part 3: Tandem and Triandem Nursing”
Homeschooling Choices: Whether to homeschool or public school, benefits of homeschooling and types of homeschooling.
Good boundaries can help you and your child say ‘yes’ when you mean yes, and ‘no’ when you mean no. It helps them learn to be respectful and empathetic of others’ needs.
Most parents search for a better way of parenting because they do not feel connected to their children or they want to have the best connection possible, both in the short term and in the future. The benefits of a strong connection between mother / father and the baby will unfold throughout their childhood andContinue reading “How to Connect to your Children”
The health benefits and your child’s comfort from breastfeeding can motivate you to continue feeding longer term. By now, you and your child no doubt have the act of breastfeeding mastered. What you did not anticipate was the uneducated and demeaning societal pressures around extended breastfeeding, nursing aversion, or considering having another baby while stillContinue reading “Breastfeeding – The Whole Truth Part 2: Longterm Nursing”
Before having multiple children everyone’s dream is surely for loving children to bond and be close for the rest of their lives together. But what helps this goal to be achieved? This blog helps parents to set a positive approach to encourage their children grow up together with a respectful, loving and happy bond. WhenContinue reading “How to Help My Children Have Strong and Loving Sibling Bonds”
Breastfeeding evolves throughout the journey, as our newborn babies turn to toddlerhood, the different breastfeeding challenges, emotions and rewards unfold too. The newborn breastfeeding journey can sometimes start rocky and longterm breastfeeding can also turn taxing. Some mothers choose to have their babies close together in age and have the option of tandem or triandemContinue reading “Breastfeeding – The Whole Truth Part 1: The Newborn Stage”