7 Tried and Tested Sleep Saving Tips for New Moms

Chances are if you are reading this, you are a sleep-deprived mamma. Maybe you are a friend or a family member supporting a new mom who is majorly sleep deprived. We hear you! Parenting is hard, perhaps the hardest job in the world. Sleep deprivation is grueling, and in the early days, it feels as if you will never sleep again. Even when you rationally know there is an end to this challenging time, that knowledge doesn’t help in the here and now.

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The secret tidying trick for a good night’s sleep

You know how you tuck your toddler into bed and they kiss you good night, then pass out 5 minutes later without a fight? Yeah, me either. What I am about to tell you are very simple ways to get your child to sleep easier while helping them sleep all night. As weird as this may seem, keeping the room clean is the best way to achieve the best sleep for your child. This subconsciously allows your body and brain to relax quicker and stay asleep longer. Here, I’ll explain a bit more.

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Baby Names Suggestions

William and Fanny Nightingale famously named their baby daughter Florence after the city of her birth. Parents today are still choosing pretty names of pretty places, particularly if they have some particular significance for them. In the recent past we’ve seen...

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Positive Parenting

There’s a new buzzword in parenting and it won’t be long before you start seeing it everywhere. It’s “positive parenting.” Even though it’s on-trend now, it’s actually been around for over 40 years. Personally, I think the style/philosophy/belief is gaining steam...

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22 Easy Steps To Potty Train Your Toddler

When it comes to potty training, every parent has a different way to approach it. Some swear by incentives like stickers, others let their kids roam naked in the yard while drinking unlimited glasses of juice until nature takes its course, while a brave few just...

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Are you becoming an OCD parent?

When you become a parent one thing becomes abundantly clear and it’s not the fact that you are now overwhelmed by an all-consuming love for someone you only just met. It’s that you now have absolutely no control over anything in your life. This small being holds the...

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10 Things Why I Get Jealous With My Toddler

This morning my toddler was running around the house with a pair of undies on his head, roaring with laughter. Meanwhile, I was losing my s@#t (in between hiding my giggles) because it’s kindy day. This meant the ‘getting out the door’ rigmarole of eating breakfast,...

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4 Tips To Help Your Child Develop Positive Social Skills

Learning how to get along with others, as well as express and manage feelings, are important life skills. They can help a child develop confidence in his or herself and determine how they fit into the world around them. Here are four tips that may be useful in helping...

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Parent’s Back-to-School Blues

Every year, as the summer starts to wind down, it happens like clockwork: The back-to-school ads start to work themselves into every commercial break; the get-me-my-pumpkin-spice-latte memes begin to roll in; and the viral photos of parents giddily shipping their kids...

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