But your probably not Most days I wake up and think oh god I’m such a rubbish parent because I let me child stay up a bit later the night before or let them get away with not eating all their vegetables to avoid a tantrum. However what I’ve realised in a light bulb type moment is that actually no I’m not a rubbish parent and I’m not failing at parenting I’m just doing my best like millions of others out there. ...

Regardless of how many hours you’ve spent teaching your children how to be well behaved and have manners, there are still going to be times where bad behavior becomes an issue for both you and them. When this happens, it can be frustrating trying to understand why your child is misbehaving and what you can do to make sure this doesn’t happen again. While this isn’t always a possibility, there are things you can do to help minimize your child’s bad behavior and help instill good emotional habits. To show you how, here are three...

Do you know that even a busy and worried mother’s life can be quite happening if she lives it the right way? Yes, you heard me right! A mom’s daily stress of looking after her child and family can be reduced to a great extent if she indulges in something really exciting in her free time. ...

Pregnancy is an uncomfortable time all around. Some women absolutely love the process, others feel miserable throughout. It varies from pregnancy to pregnancy and woman to woman. Some women honestly just have better luck than others. At least everybody can celebrate the fact that sooner than later, the baby will be born and the uncomfortable alien that was growing in your belly will then be growing sans belly. ...

Having a child is always a wonderful thing, especially when it’s your first. You don’t love your subsequent children any differently, but the first one is where you and your partner delve into the unknown and set out into the wild woods of parenthood together, tripping and stumbling as you go, but ultimately raising a new little person into the world. It makes sense then to commemorate the birth of your first child (and its siblings in the same way, if you wish). Here are some ways you might like to do that. I’ve tried to cover a...

Whether you have changed your mind about being a stay-at-home mum or you have always had an eye for business and your only relatives have now moved too far away, or if you just need a little bit of extra help around the house, there could be any number of reasons you need a nanny. Choosing the perfect nanny for your children can be a lengthy process, particularly if you have a strict set of rules and specifications, but it will be extremely useful in the end. ...

Have you ever wondered where the other mums seem to find all of their undergarments for an affordable price? While it might not seem like the average lady would ponder where another finds their undergarments, its clear that every woman does use at least some undergarments. If you are wondering where to find the best deals, weve got an easy solution for you. ...

Aging is one of life’s inevitable stages and one that most of us ladies wish we could skip. Sadly, thats just not possible, like it or not we cant stay young forever. When it comes to aging, most of us stress about our skin and the fact that its starting to sag, but what about our eyesight? As we age, our eyes begin to deteriorate, often resulting in the need for glasses. The truth is, by the time we reach our late thirties, most of us will need glasses of some sort. The good news is that when it comes to bad vision, theres no need...

(Image Source: Flickr) Occupational Therapy is a dedicated form of support combining both physical and environmental aspects to focus upon achievement of a specific end goal. This goal is to enable people who suffer with a disability – either physical or mental – to safely carry out activities in the home, at school, or in the workplace that will help to contribute towards leading a healthy and normal lifestyle. Completion of these activities may prove to be difficult or painful without the support of occupational therapy....

It’s been mentioned before on this blog that when it comes to parenting, it would be a futile exercise to try and establish an explicitly defined right and wrong way of parenting. As the decades wore on and turned into centuries however, a general set of parenting techniques have come to be somewhat standardised and accepted as being normal. Generally, there is a mainstream way of parenting which is made of emergent conventions which would largely be accepted in most societal spheres. For instance the traditional family structure would...

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