Tag: New parents

Help When Second Baby Born

Q&A: I’m due with my second child in 3 weeks and have a 3year old as well. My mum been very kind and has offered to come and help for a week. I’m wanting others experience on when they felt was the best time to have someone come and help?

cleaning cloth nappies

Considering Cloth Nappies? And the truth about poo!

Expert Tips: Learn about cleaning cloth nappies especially how to deal with poo

Nappy Stain Removal Suggestions

Q&A: What can i use other than preen to get breastmilk poop out of fabrics, the bright yellow curdled poop?

baby cpr

Assisting a Choking Baby & Baby CPR

Expert Tips: Learn how to assist a choking baby and about baby CPR for if your baby stops breathing.

surviving the newborn stage

Surviving the Newborn Stage

Today we share 9 ‘real mum’ tips on surviving the newborn stage. Organise your life so that you get through this period as smoothly as possible.

Being intimate when you have a newborn

Q&A: I am really struggling to be intimate with my OH now I’m a Mum. I still think he is amazing & nothing about him has changed, it’s how I see myself. I don’t see my body as sexual now even though I know my partner sees me that way. How can I overcome this?

Judgey McJudgerson

Ease up, Judgey McJudgerson. It’s only Mummy Wars if you buy into it.

Wondering how to avoid entering the mummy wars now you have a new bundle of joy? Lou Kenny has some hilarious tips to help you avoid accidentally committing a mummy atrocity.

Post-Partum Hair Loss

Im 4 months post baby and my hair is falling out in chunks! I know that while pregnant you don’t shed thats the reason for the loss, but is there …

Baby Inkless Print Kit

Mandy reviews the Baby Inkless Print Kit.

One Mummy’s reminder for other mums with Newborns

Parent Tips: Thanks, Eryn, for the wonderful reminder to all our mums with newborns.

Dealing with New Parent Anxiety

Dealing with New Parent Anxiety

Q&A: How did you deal with the anxiety of being a parent with your new baby?

Helpful hints for Mums with Multiples

Q&A: What helpful tips can you offer Mums who are currently pregnant with multiples?

The Walking Hour

Being a Mama is a tough job. It changes us, and challenges us and often leaves us feeling a little bit shell-shocked. Amy Taylor-Kabbaz shares what she has discovered and how important our sense of worth is.

6 Top Gift Ideas for New Mums

Everybody buys for baby, but what about the new mum? Kari has a great list of gift suggestions to remind mum you are thinking of her too.

Best Baby Shower Gift Ideas

Q&A: What was the best/ most useful presents you received for your baby shower? I’m a ftm and people keep asking me what I want- I haven’t got a clue!

must have baby items

Top 10 must haves for you and baby

There are so many products out there in baby shops and on line that it is not surprising many new parents are confused and unsure what to buy for their baby and what not to bother with. Here are 10 things that will make life with a newborn so much easier.

6 things being a teacher taught me about being a parent

“My first day as a teacher was a day I will never forget and I returned home to announce to my parents that teaching wasn’t the profession for me!  I knew that it wouldn’t be easy but I never really understood that my learning was only just beginning and that the four university years only gave me a foundation with which to start building on…The same can be said for parenting.”

Living Beyond Yourself

Becoming a parent is the biggest change most of us will go through in our lives. So what is it that turns our world on its head? It’s the knowledge that, from this moment on everything we do will impact upon this tiny little person for the rest of their lives; and that is absolutely terrifying…

10 things I have learned since having kids

10 things I was oblivious to in my child-free days

When I fell pregnant for the first time, I knew my life was going to change. When people told me that the change would be drastic I even believed them. Then the baby arrived and I realised that there was a whole new world of normal that I never knew existed. Here are ten of the things I had no idea about before having my kids.

Babies First Months: Our Mum shares her story.

“From day one of my pregnancy, I had every Tom, Dick and Harry enthusiastically pouring their heartfelt advice my way. I was told what to eat, what to wear, what to supplement, how my body was going to change, how to feel…what NOT to call my baby: the list was endless…”

What no-one tells you about being a first-time mum

It’s become a bit of a cliche, but it really is true that nothing prepares you for whirlwind that is motherhood, especially those first few months. Everything changes: your timetable, your identity, your hair… and it can come as a bit of a shock. Here are the five biggest lessons that I learnt.

Advice for new parents

Q&A: What is your best advice for new parents?

Getting the house ready for a new baby

Getting the house ready for a new baby

Getting a house ready before a baby’s arrival can seem very daunting! Janell from Baby Button shares how she and her husband got their (very full) study/junk room ready for their new baby, and all without creating a new junk area or losing any storage space.

bore your baby to sleep

Colic? Bore your baby to sleep!

Expert tips: Does colic actually exist? Dr Howard Chilton shares his expert opinion, and it might surprise you!

what you wish you knew before baby was born

What do you wish you had known before baby was born?

Parents share what they have learnt since having kids, that would have made the start of the journey easier.

Baby names

Q&A: Hello all…just for a bit of fun, if you each had a new baby boy and girl tomorrow (completely hypothetical obviously lol) what would you name them? Looking for lots of different name ideas 🙂

General Tips for Baby Sleep

General Tips for Baby Sleep

Q&A: General tips from other parents to help get your baby to sleep