The Best Solutions to 5 Common Health Conditions During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an amazing experience. However, it is often accompanied by some not so amazing side effects. From the uncomfortable to the downright embarrassing, these side effects take a lot of the joy out of motherhood. Here are 5 solutions for common pregnancy ailments to make pregnancy much more enjoyable. Solution #1: Water Down Constipation An expanding uterus, rampant hormones and pressure from internal organs create an uncomfortable condition during pregnancy: the inability to poop. Many Read more [...]

The Importance of Some Quality ‘Me Time’ in Parenting

Once you become a parent you all of a sudden find that everything in your life takes a back seat, and instead all of your time and attention is spent taking care of your little one. The activities you used to do, music you listened to, television you watched and more you will not have much time for, but for your own sake as well as for the kids it is hugely important that you still find time for yourself and your partner. This will help you to relax and alleviate some of the stress that comes with Read more [...]

Great Alternatives to the Classic Baby Shower

Baby showers are a very popular tradition amongst expectant moms, and they can be an intimate and very special affair. Understandably though some moms don't feel a complete affinity with the idea. It could be that they don't want to be the centre of attention or it might be that they've grown tiresome of the conventions of a classic baby shower. But whatever the reason, there are some really great alternatives to the traditional shower that should excite even the most skeptical mom-to-be.   The Read more [...]

How to Bring a Family Together

Although the divorce rate in the UK may have remained largely unchanged over the course of the last two years, this means that an estimated 42% of all marriages are likely to end in divorce. This is a daunting statistic, especially when you consider that 48% off all marital breakdowns impact directly on at least one child who is under the age of 16. It is therefore important that couples with children strive to put the needs of their children first at all times, regardless of whether their marriage Read more [...]

The Truth About Baby Jewellery and why it is Here to Stay

In many ways, the debate surrounding whether or not children should be allowed to wear jewellery has raged for generations. While some consider it to be little more than a expression of style, for example, critics believe that infant jewellery is often used to satisfy the vanity of parents who are inadvertently eroding their youngsters' childhood. Technology and innovation has also played a key role in influencing the debate in recent times, with the development of teething jewellery items that babies Read more [...]

Why you should Beauty Products as Gifts?

Beauty products play a fundamental role in our everyday life, and this is true for both male and female consumers in the modern age. The prevalence of beauty products and their popularity also make them ideal as a gift option, especially when you consider the sheer range and variety of goods available. With this in mind, however, what the primary features that distinguish beauty products as such excellent gifts, and why should you consider buying them for your close friends and beloved family members? Read more [...]

The Best Christening Gift Ideas for 2014

Whether or not the recent surge in UK consumer spending has been driven heavily by borrowing, it cannot be denied that British citizens are happy to splash the cash in the current economy. This is evident across a range of goods, from fundamental household staples to novelty gifts for friends and family members. In fact, the gift market is particularly strong in the current climate, especially in relation to the procurement of items for babies, toddlers and infant children. Christening Gift Trends Read more [...]

Teaching Your Kids to Swim: An Essential Guide

Swimming is an enjoyable and beneficial skill that someday your child will have the opportunity to learn. In fact, the earlier they start, the more beneficial it will be to them. Before they take the plunge though, there are some very important tips you should know as parent. Here are some of the essentials.   Water Awareness   Introducing your child to water may seem like a simple enough idea. But in fact, the way you approach it is vital for their safety. The very first step Read more [...]

How to Stay Close When Your Child Moves Away to University

Saying goodbye to your child when a new term begins is hard to bear for many parents, who may find that they are not quite ready to cut the apron strings just yet. Whilst pursuing an undergraduate course away from home is an exciting step towards independence for your child, you must do all you can to maintain your relationship from a distance and provide the support that they need to fulfil their educational goals. Long distance parenting is always difficult but with these top tips you can stay Read more [...]

5 Tips for Getting Kids to Eat and Enjoy Healthier Food

Kids need good nutrition in order to grow and develop. Unfortunately, they have a tendency to dislike the foods that are the best for them, making it very hard to ensure that your child is getting a well-balanced diet. Here are 5 of the best tips for getting your kids to eat and enjoy healthier foods. The first way to encourage your kids to eat better at meal time is to set a good example for them. If you don't eat well, but expect them to eat vegetables, they won't take you seriously! Make a Read more [...]