Category Archives: 6 months and older

Comfort Eating

Obesity is a huge problem throughout the civilized world. Every day we, the parents of the future generation, are fuelling this world wide problem. I know we all used ‘bribery and corruption’ when giving our children ‘rewards’ for good behaviour. … Continue reading

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Feeding Baby by Instinct

We all feed our babies using instinct. The most natural thing is to feed our own preferences, or foods that we were fed when we were young. If we refer more to common sense and avoid those foods to which … Continue reading

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Nappy Rashes

No matter how careful, many a baby has red buttocks at some time or other. If you have ever been a parent you will feel guilty, and attribute the red buttocks to something you did or didn’t do. There are several … Continue reading

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Socialising

From birth our little ones are exposed to people and the environment. Throughout life we feel obliged to heal relationships when something goes wrong. As parents, siblings and friends we all start out with good intentions. No parent can be … Continue reading

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More Discipline

Children are very clever; they can exploit the slightest weakness in any figure of authority. Even the little ones become very adept at knowing how far they can go. They usually know which parent will retreat from his/her word. Parents … Continue reading

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A Time To Play

Allow your little one a time to play. Not structured play, just natural, creative play. For many years I worked in an area where mothers competed with each other for the most extramural activities their little ones could attend. If … Continue reading

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Baby Outing

Just because you’ve had a baby is no reason why you must stay home. It is easier to go out with a small baby than maybe later when they are more mobile. If a baby is protected against the elements … Continue reading

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