Babies are such placid, peaceful little creatures. Well, according to Hallmark they are. Ask a new parent what babies are like and you’ll get a completely different picture: between the giggles and snuggles and exciting milestones there are also the sleepless nights, struggles with establishing feeding patterns and finding time for everything else in life, and not to mention the way they suddenly change when you have finally figured them out! Certain aspects of looking after a baby can be particularly hard, and each bub (and parent) will present their own challenges. We’ve asked parents to share their hints and tips on how they dealt with a whole range of aspects relating to babies; from sleep issues, to choosing a nappy to dealing with common health problems.

The baby books Australia loves! 5 of the best Aussie stories for little ones


There are some baby books Australia simply loves. We’ve compiled a list of 5 fabulous Australian titles guaranteed to foster learning with little ones.

Top first birthday present ideas


Q&A: My babies first birthday is coming up soon and I am after some present ideas aside from the normal toys and clothes as he got a lot at Xmas! Anything different or bit more special?

must have baby skin products

Must Have Baby Skin Products – Baby Skin Care Hints and Tips


Q&A: I am due to have my baby boy soon, wondering whats the best baby products to use on my newborns skin? (Bathwash,soap,Wipes,nappies,rashcream,lotion,etc)

Dear new mums

Dear new mums


A letter (to all new mums) straight from the heart.

Discouraging thumb sucking baby


Q&A: My month old baby has discovered her thumb and putting it in her mouth! Is there any way I can stop her and how can I gently discourage it. She does use a dummy.

When did you stop sterilising Dummies and Bottles


Q&A: When did you stop sterilizing bottles and dummies.

Baby Milestones


Q&A: What age did your baby reach milestones like rolling, crawling, walking, sleeping through the night, first tooth etc?