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Confessions from the parenting room

Bubby is four weeks old. Hubby has returned to work. I have left the house to get away from the confines of my one bedroom apartment. I am trying to walk bub to sleep, but ...

August 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

6 Steps to calming a frustrated child

Does your child throw toys or lash out when he or she is frustrated? Mine does. He can pelt a mega block from one side of the lounge room to the other. He can throw a car so ...

July 4, 2015 // 7 Comments

Our weekend park crawl

Does this weekend scenario sound familiar? You’ve spent most of your weekend running your children around to their sporting activities, and dragging them through the ...

June 24, 2015 // 1 Comment

Responding to your child biting

Yesterday while perusing my Facebook news feed, a mother from a parenting forum sought help from other mums regarding how she should respond to her child biting. One mother ...

June 18, 2015 // 4 Comments

When someone else disciplines your child

Just when I thought I couldn’t get any more surprises as a parent, this happens to me. It was one of my most confronting experiences as a parent, and one that ...

June 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

12 Must read tips for mums of premature babies

My beautiful friend had a premature baby this week. It occurred to that while I know all about full term babies having had one myself, I didn’t know how the experience ...

January 20, 2015 // 3 Comments

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