babies, Blog, Interacting with baby, parenting

What a baby REALLY needs to thrive (and how simple it actually is)

I'm sure you don't go a day without hearing about the latest and best way to stimulate your baby, make them smart and turn them into baby Einsteins! From specialty classes to toys, gadgets and more, we are constantly being bombarded with information and "expert" advice on the latest and best way to help your… Continue reading What a baby REALLY needs to thrive (and how simple it actually is)

Blog, parenting, pregnancy

The Longest Month – Keeping My Chin up During the Last Month of Pregnancy

"So although I have been in the "latent phase" of labour now for over a week, and I am achy, tired and emotional, these techniques do really help!  They help bring some calmness to my day, some serenity to my mind, and grant me a bit more patience to continue on."

Blog, parenting, Uncategorized

6 Tips to Help Your Child Develop Positive Behaviour

Guest post by Miss J - The Child Whisperer - learn more about Miss J HERE It's easy to get caught in a cycle of telling our children what to do and how to behave.  It's how many of us were raised by our own parents. But there are ways we can involve our child… Continue reading 6 Tips to Help Your Child Develop Positive Behaviour

Blog, parenting, Toddlers

The “Terrible Twos” – Strategies for Supporting our Toddlers Through Tough Times

Being a two year old (or almost two year old!), is hard! Being a parent of a two year old is hard! When both parties are feeling overwhelmed, frustrated and in need of some sort of control, the struggle becomes even more challenging

Blog, Child Care, daycare, Early Childhood Education, nursery, parenting

10 Things to Consider When Choosing Daycare for your Baby

It can be very difficult leaving your child in the care of others.  You want to make sure they are safe, happy, well cared for, and learning!  It may be hard to know what to look for when visiting a child care setting, or what questions to ask. Babies need a lot of attention and love.  Finding the right child care, whether it be a centre or a home setting,  can make all the difference during their first year of life.  Here are some things to consider when choosing child care for your baby.