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Pregnancy

29 Beautiful Name Ideas for Summer Babies

Ah, sweet summertime. Once upon a time, the season brought the scent of tanning oil and feel of the hot sand under your feet. Now it brings always-hungry kids and a line around the block to get an iced coffee. For some of us, it also brings summer babies. Precious little bundles wrapped in muslin […]

Pregnancy

40 Fabulous Unisex Baby Middle Name Ideas

You and your partner finally settled on a baby name after months of negotiating. But have you chosen a middle name yet? Sometimes choosing the right middle name for a baby is even harder than deciding on a first name. It has to blend nicely with the first name, plus your want it to meaningful, […]

Parenting

5 Natural Ways to Get Rid of Cradle Cap

If you have noticed dry, flaky or scaly patches on your baby’s head, it may be a case of cradle cap (also referred to as seborrhoeic dermatitis or crib cap). There’s no reason to panic, though – cradle cap is very common among new babies and it isn’t harmful at all. It’s also important to […]

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Beach Babies: How to Train Your Little One to Love the Beach

A beach is a magical place, especially to kids. The glorious sound of waves washing up and whooshing back, the feeling of sand squishing between toes, and sun-kissed skin after spending a day outside exploring are the simple yet beautiful things that can make for the sweetest childhood memories. That’s why I try to get […]

Parenting

What To Expect During Baby Growth Spurts

Is your baby going through a growth spurt? If he’s eating non-stop, waking up more, displaying signs of fussiness and mastering new skills, then yes – there’s a growth spurt going on! One of your baby’s most important jobs his first year is to grow, and he’ll probably triple his body weight by the time […]

Your Pregnancy

Childbirth Really Was Harder On My Husband

It bugs the crap out of me when anyone refers to men who’ve impregnated a woman as somehow earning any kind of pregnancy stripes themselves. My kind of ladies are the ones who won’t ever say “We’re expecting!”  or even worse “We’re pregnant!” Nope. It’s all you, mums who have been pregnant. You endured the […]

Parenting

I Wish I Didn’t Love the Baby Stage So Much

I really wish I didn’t love the baby stage so much. My second (and please, not my last) baby turns one this week. Everyone who asks and finds out she’s approaching her first birthday is so excited. Family and friends gathered this past weekend to celebrate her first year. My mum made lavender tinted whipped […]

Starting Solids

DIY Baby Food for A Balanced Diet and Happy Taste Buds

My mother-in-law once marveled at what great eaters my three children are. She just couldn’t believe that my toddler was excited about eating chickpeas and Brussels sprouts. The thing is, he never knew any other way of eating because instead of feeding him store-bought baby food, which is perfectly good and often the best option […]