How to Stop Co-Sleeping – 6 Tips for Making the Transition Easy With Simba

How to Stop Co-Sleeping – 6 Tips for Making the Transition Easy With Simba

Ever since Dil was born he has slept right next to me. We first tried a swinging cot (for about 2 hours one night until we realised that nope, that will never work), then we used a side-carred IKEA cot…
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These Things Happen – Spilt Juice and Bigger Lessons

These Things Happen – Spilt Juice and Bigger Lessons

Crash. As I enter the room there’s apple juice everywhere. I feel anger bubbling up, part of me wants to shout. “This is why we don’t play with balls inside the house!!” “This is why I asked you …
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Savouring the Ordinary

Savouring the Ordinary

It’s not about extra special days and big exciting gestures.  It’s not about gifts and presents, or spending money and buying things. It’s not about huge plans, far away countries and extravagant experiences.  It’s …
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Tooth Brushing – 14 Ways to Get Your Child Brushing Their Teeth

Tooth Brushing – 14 Ways to Get Your Child Brushing Their Teeth

In general I would describe my parenting style as “picking my battles”. Don’t want to wear your coat? Okay. Don’t want to eat your dinner? That’s cool with me. I put a lot of faith in natural …
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How to Cure the Terrible Twos

How to Cure the Terrible Twos

I see lots of parents talking about the “terrible twos” and what awful little dictators their two year olds are. Parents asking “how do I get my two year old to behave?”, tales of huge tantrums over the colour of&…
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