Mean Girls are Real, even in the adult world
Apr11

Mean Girls are Real, even in the adult world

Mommy bullies are the worst of the bunch! Just when you thought people could not be any more repulsive, along comes a gem like this. I belong to a mother’s group on social media and today one of my fellow mothers put this on the wall. A friend of hers, who is a new mother, was sent this horrifying letter by a mean girl (and a few of her cronies if we believe that she is representing a group of mothers as she claims). At first...

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Top Tips That Will Help You To Teach Your Child To Swim
Apr08

Top Tips That Will Help You To Teach Your Child To Swim

Teach your Child to Swim with these tips Every child should learn to swim so that they are safe around water. If you have yet to teach your children the basic principles of Click here for information on some pool games that you could play with your little one. If you make the entire event into an exciting activity, you will find that your child learns fast. Worry about technique later You might think that you need to start teaching...

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How To Help Your Baby Stop Scratching
Mar06

How To Help Your Baby Stop Scratching

Having a baby takes a lot out of you. It is not just the physical exertion of dealing with a newborn, but also the mental and emotional tolls that are the challenge. Mentally, you are having to learn as you go, mostly through trial and error, how to soothe your little one and keep him happy. As every baby is a unique little personality, it doesn’t get much easier with second or third children either. The emotional part of being a new...

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16 Sanity Saving Toddler Activities at Home
Feb27

16 Sanity Saving Toddler Activities at Home

With the cold wet weather encouraging us to stay warm and indoors it is no wonder the youngest among us complain of being bored. Now usually I don’t allow that word in my home  as can be seen in this post from the past, but when you have just given birth, are still recovering and stuck home alone in inclement weather, what can you do to save your sanity? I joined in a discussion on social media recently about just this topic and...

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If I have to say it one more time, I’m going to scream!!
Nov26

If I have to say it one more time, I’m going to scream!!

I am sure I’m not alone in this. Some days are better than others and some days are downright awful. Depending on the level of listening skills my children decide to display, I can find myself  endlessly repeating certain sentences and phrases. I’ve decided to categorise them according to the areas they pertain to. So without further ado; here are the things that make me want to scream! Personal Hygiene: You’d think...

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Why don’t you listen?
Nov19

Why don’t you listen?

Do you think your child doesn’t listen? Recently a plea for help was made on social media by a mother who had been told her 2 and a half year old didn’t listen. Her preschool teachers were saying she was naughty and needed discipline. They had called the mother in a few times to discuss the poor behaviour and poor listening of this little girl. Really? An under 3 is labelled naughty? How could a professional, working with...

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