Tagged: babies

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Things I wish I knew before my Baby was born

Read books. Acquire the knowledge but most importantly arm yourself with the confidence that the parental instinct that bonds you with your baby is the most important thing and the basis for any parenting decisions. Take one last trip “à deux” before baby comes but plan it early enough if...

Sunset from plane

Flying with a Young Child

  If only flying with kids was as peaceful as it looks on this photo…! During a recent long flight with no food service and no personal TV screens, I sat next to a family of five and had plenty of time to be reminded of the challenges of flying...

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Baby Blues and Mummy’s Dreams

You did everything you thought you should do to prepare for the birth of your child. You read the parenting books, you ate healthy food, you rested, you exercised, you prepared the nursery, you even found names that you and your partner could both agree on. Then your life took...

What to Expect When You're Expecting

What to Expect When You’re Expecting

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING by Eisenberg, Murkoff and Hathaway This is an almost indispensable guide to pregnancy, packed with detailed answers to any questions you may have, from the initial symptoms of your pregnancy, to the various aches, pains and emotions you might be going through. The book...

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Babies on Airplanes

Parents flying with babies know how important it is to plan ahead and be prepared for every eventuality. It is essential to bring supplies of food and nappies, medicine and toys along with buggy and car seat. One traveling couple made the news with they innovative idea. They had apparently won...

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“iPad or no iPad for Babies” that is the Question

My response to a question about suitable applications for 1y+ child. Personally I would try and keep the iPad away for as long as possible (more difficult to do with child number 2 or 3 I admit). Having recently joined the club of iPad owners myself, I quickly discovered how...