Playing Games With Your Young Child

Playing Games With Your Young Child (Not Your Everyday “Bored” Games)

I’ve asked a fellow mum to write a bit about games that are great for young children, and it just so happens that this mum reviews games with her children and has a website and podcast dedicated to these reviews! I’ll let her do all of the talking, and hopefully she can suggest some great games for your children that not only provoke imagination and learning AND don’t push you to the brink of insanity or boredom! Anitra Smith has been a stay-at-home mom since 2008, but she used to be a software engineer and a giant nerd. Now she Read More

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Panda Child Carrier: Lightweight for You, Comfortable For Them

Today, my hubs is taking over to do a review on the Panda Child Carrier. I happened upon the Panda Child Carrier when doing some searching for new things in the baby and toddler world, and thought it would be great to share with you! While I’m not much of a hiker, and I don’t do well with too much weight upsetting my balance (see: small people problems). The hubs agreed to do this one and give his input on this new and innovative (and pocket-filled) Carrier for babies (from 7 months old) toddlers up to around 4 years (20kg). Read More

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CPR Kids: Why Knowing First Aid & CPR Is Important For Parents

Mummy Inspiration: Learning first aid and CPR for kids is important especially when you are a parent!  This is a guest post written by Sarah Hunstead, a Paediatric Nurse, mother of 2, and Founding Director of CPR Kids. CPR Kids is an organisation that offers resources and training in CPR and first aid for babies (and children) either in hospital or privately. It is a great option for parents, family, carers, and anyone who may be working with children! Knowing even the basics of first aid and CPR can be crucial in helping your children and even saving a life. You Read More

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Inspirational Mamas: Courtney and Her Pregnancy Journeys

Welcome to another Inspirational Mamas post! Another mum I got to know through my pregnancy and babies communities is here to tell a little of her story. Courtney is a mum of three who has been kind enough to tell us a bit about her pregnancy journeys as well as some useful tips for mums with NICU bubbies. I am encouraged as I read her story, and hope you can find some inspiration here, too! I am a wife, a type 1 diabetic, a mom to 3 boys, and two of my children were preemies. When we got pregnant with our first child in Read More