Author: Baby Hints & Tips

2 month old baby sleep routine

2 month old routine – sleep and your 2 month old baby

Q&A: Tell us about your 2 month old’s day. Roughly what time are they awake, asleep. How often do they feed (if bottles – how much)? What do you do with them when they are awake?

3 month old baby routine

3 month old routine – sleep and your 3 month old baby

Parents Tips: parents share their 3 month olds routine. Including when baby sleeps, feeds and plays

Queensland man dies from diptheria - cases are on the rise

Queensland man dies from preventable disease

A 27 year old man in Queensland has died from diptheria contracted within Australia. There is concern that lack of immunisation is resulting in an increase in diphtheria cases.


Implantation Bleeding – The Facts You Need To Know

Q&A: Describe your implantation bleed -how soon into your cycle did you experience it?

smart trike recall

Australian Product Recalls

Toys R Us SmarTrike 700 8 in 1 folding trike Default: The product is not supplied with a mandatory tether strap and does not meet mandatory warning label requirements of …

Easter with kids


Make this Easter with kids extra fun with these Easter recipes, Easter craft and Easter activities to keep you busy all long weekend long

Australian childcare workers strike March 27 2018

Australian childcare workers strike March 27 2018

Australian childcare workers are set to strike on March 27, 2018 due to an inability to reach a deal on pay increases to address the existing low wages.

Kylie Jenners pregnancy

Kylie Jenner’s pregnancy and birth journey

Kylie Jenner announced the birth of her daughter on Feb 4 after a very secretive pregnancy.  This video shows the journey of their pregnancy and the birth of her daughter …

Active kids grant

Active Kids Grant

School aged children doing an approved sport in NSW may be eligible for a $100 active kids grant payment by the state government.

Free meningicoccal vaccine for Australian children under 5

A new meningicoccal vaccine that covers 4 strains to be made available for FREE for Australian children under 5 years old.

Feversmart Thermometer by Nurofen for Children

Taking baby’s temperature – A Rough Guide for Parents in a Rough Patch

When your child has a fever you want to know how to manage it. Here is a guide on choosing a thermometer and taking your child’s temperature.

Braxton HIcks - How to tell if it's braxton hicks or labour

Braxton hicks – how to tell if it’s real labour or just braxton hicks

Q&A: What did Braxton Hicks feel like for you? How do I tell the difference between Braxton Hicks and Real Labour?


Are people entitled to an opinion on the size of your family? Here are your thoughts.

So you’re having a big family. Should others get to have an opinion on the size of your tribe? Or do others opinions mean sweet F.A. when it comes to your procreation plans? You spoke up. Here’s what you said.

vanchi nappy bag

Nappy bag review

Are you looking for a nappy bag for yourself or another new mum? Tonight we have launched our Nappy Bag Review with the latest brands!

Losing a Mucus Plug - How long between losing your mucus plug and starting labour?

Mucus Plugs – How long after losing your mucus plug will labour start?

Q&A: I’m 37 weeks on Sunday and started to lose my mucus plug last night and again this morning. After seeing the doctor today he thinks bub will be arriving in the next week, how long after losing your plug did you go into labour?

Lisa and family from The Notorious Mum

What mums really want for Christmas

Sick of dropping hints to hubby for what you’d like to see under the tree this Christmas? Or dreading that he will hand over something that leaves you wondering if …

Emergency Caesarean: That moment you are told “You didn’t do it right”

While all experiences of pregnancy are different, most women hope for an uncomplicated birth. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. The gorgeous Belinda shares her story with us today of …

john deere trike

Amazon Australia has arrived

Amazon Australia is finally here and we have jumped to find some great products for you! Toys There are already a huge range of toys listed, including Lego, Arts and …

Gender Disappointment

Gender disappointment – what is it and what does it mean for new mums

Q&A: Had my scan today and was so excited to find out the sex. I was loving the ultrasound till they said looks like a girl then I felt so depressed and disappointed because I already have a girl. I feel awful about feeling this way. this isn’t our last baby but still. Hubby is over the moon but I am just not feeling it.

Elf on the Shelf positive behaviour

Promoting positive behaviour with Elf on The Shelf

Naughty and nice. Good and bad. Presents and coal. Christmas is the time of year when kids’ behaviour is thrown into the spotlight. Santa sends out the Elves to keep an …

5 no-nonsense tips for family organisation

Have you ever wondered how to manage family organisation in your home? By planning ahead, choosing the right planner, working as a team, keeping communication open and sticking to a …

5 ways to encourage kids giving back at Christmas

In this day and age of, ‘give me, give me, give me’ and ‘want, want, want’ it’s becoming all the more important to encourage our kids giving back at Christmas …

Baby Proof Your Christmas Tree!

Q&A: What are your best tips for keeping your Xmas tree child proof?

Christmas lights Australia

Christmas Lights Australia 2017

List of Christmas lights around Australia

Difficult Pregnancy: When things don’t go according to plan

Did you go through a difficult pregnancy? With health scares for her and bub along the way, Cathy shares her story for other mums to find hope!

Christmas gift ideas for kids under 5! The ULTIMATE list!

Lots of present ideas for babies through to preschoolers.

Christmas chocolate house

Christmas Chocolate House Tutorial

I made this chocolate house using gingerbread moulds. Put the pieces together with melted chocolate and decorate with sweets. Super easy but always gets an amazing response when given as a gift. The perfect gift for any chocolate lover!

Christmas Crafts For Toddlers

The Epic Guide To Easy Christmas Crafts for Toddlers

Get into the Christmas spirit with these Christmas crafts for toddlers and young children. Perfect to decorate the house or for homemade wrapping paper.

The Best Elf on the Shelf Ideas this Christmas

Get your Elf on the Shelf moving this Christmas season with some ideas that will have your children loving the magic of Christmas.  We don’t just have the biggest list, …

Christmas craft with jingle bells

Christmas Craft For Toddlers – Jingle Bell Painting

Get your kids in the Christmas spirit with this fun Christmas craft. Jingle bell painting will inspire creativity and get help develop fine motor skills.