Category: Parenting

  • Six Kids – Budget hacks for big family

    Six Kids – Budget hacks for big family

    Got a big family, but a small budget? You’re not alone! With lots of people under one roof, it can be hard to prepare a budget plan and stick to it. When you have a big family, the money left over (after tax) needs to be spent a little thoughtfully.  But, does life with a big family mean it’s all…

  • Benefits of Mirror Play for Babies

    Benefits of Mirror Play for Babies

    Mirror play offers more than just a reflection—it’s a profound journey of self-awareness and delight for babies. As your little one interacts with their mirrored image, they begin to recognize themselves and experiment with expressions and sounds, fostering early communication skills and exploring their expressions. Mirror play also fosters early language development, encourages social connection,…

  • Is Your Baby Fast Breathing Normal?

    Is Your Baby Fast Breathing Normal?

    Most of these come down to a baby’s physiology. Babies have smaller lungs, weaker muscles, and breathe mostly through their noses. As newborns, babies are just learning to breathe, since the umbilical cord delivers all of their oxygen straight to their body by way of their blood while in the womb. Newborns often display a…

  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) in Children

    Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) in Children

    Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common infection affecting the lungs and respiratory tract, often experienced by children before the age of 2. This virus can also affect adults. RSV can lead to severe infection in certain individuals, particularly babies aged 12 months and younger, especially premature infants, older adults, individuals with heart and lung…

  • Your Baby is Choking?  What to Know, When to Worry, How to Prevent, and Prepare

    Your Baby is Choking? What to Know, When to Worry, How to Prevent, and Prepare

    Choking in babies is scary. As your baby reaches key milestones like starting solid foods or learning to crawl and walk, it’s an exciting time! However, it’s also crucial to be extra cautious as this period marks increased vulnerability to choke. Wondering, why babies are more vulnerable to choking? Discover more below for answers. What…

  • How do I know if my baby has colic symptoms?

    Babies with colic symptomatic symptoms cry excessively at the same time each day, usually at night or late afternoon, and are usually less than 3 months of age. In babies, colitis affects one in five. The exact cause of colic is unknown, but some possible factors that may contribute to it include digestive issues, overstimulation,…

  • 5 Most Effective Ways to Protect Baby’s Hip Joint

    Protecting a baby’s hip joint is essential for proper hip development and to avoid developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH), which causes faulty hip formation. Sometimes the condition starts before the baby is born, and sometimes it happens after birth, as the child grows. It can affect one hip or both. What Are the Signs…

  • Baby Ring Sling FAQs

    Baby Ring Sling FAQs

    Babywearing in a baby ring sling makes life easier from newborn up to toddler. Before embarking on this journey, ensure you learn the correct way of babywearing and explore its benefits. Q1: Can I use the ring sling to carry newborn babies? Yes, babywearing helps recreate a womb-like environment, making the baby feel safe. We…

  • How to Read Baby Growth Chart

    How to Read Baby Growth Chart

    Babies come in all shapes and sizes, each growing at their own pace. During regular health checkups, healthcare providers take specific measurements to ensure your baby is developing well. But do you know how to interpret the numbers on the baby growth chart? What is the Baby Growth Chart? It’s an important tool to check…

  • Tips to Enjoy Your Life Under Lockdown

    Tips to Enjoy Your Life Under Lockdown

    Mum Dressing VS Dad Dressing Mums usually do the dressing up, they make sure their baby wears comfortable yet nice-looking outfits. Whereas dads… let’s take a look at how Brooke’s husband Jeremy dressed up their baby.  It’s time to do a mum versus dad dressing competition, take the photos, make your family members vote! This…