Returning to Work & Daycare Hours



Question – I am about to return to work after 15 month leave after having my first baby. I am offered flexible work hours – either two long, 10 hour days or three shorter days. What suits a 15 month …
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Daycare Separation



My three year old has been in day care for nearly a year. She goes two days a week. Trouble is she still cries/is clingy/needs to be cuddled by a carer whenever I leave. She seems happy when I pick …
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Baby Rolling in their Sleep



As a parent of a baby it is so exciting to watch them grow and change, each new step is a milestone. Rolling over is one of these, much longed for but when it happens you can quickly become frustrated …
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Solving Accidential Co-sleeping



Question – How do I break the habit of co-sleeping with my three year old? I didn’t intent to allow my daughter to sleep in our bed but when she awoke at 4am I’d let her in and now she …
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Daycare Upset



Question: – After a long break from day care (four weeks) my three hours doesn’t want to go anymore. She has been going to daycare three days a week for nearly two years and has rarely caused a problem but …
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10 Steps for Solving Bottle Refusal



Is Your Baby Refusing A Bottle? 10 Steps for Solving Bottle Refusal I get so many emails from parents who for one reason or the other need to introduce a bottle to their baby and their baby simply flatly refuses …
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Demanding Children & What to do



My girls are 2 and 4 years old.  When they spend time with their grandparents, they are pleasant, agreeable little angels who easily heed instruction.  But when they’re around me, that facade disappears and they become demanding, whiny and tend …
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The Healthy Truth Behind Food Allergies



DR ANDREW ROCHFORD 7News – September 18, 2014, 6:29 pm THE HEALTHY TRUTH: In the last decade, the number of Australians admitted to hospital for severe allergic reactions to food has doubled. And for children under the age of four years old, …
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Car Seat Dramas



What can we do about our two-year-old who performs every time she has to go into the car seat? It’s getting to the stage where we avoid going out with her, limiting what we do as a family. Samantha’sparents Samantha …
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Bottle to Sippy Cup



My 15 month old refuses to use a sippy cup only drinking water from a bottle (that I hold for her). How do I get her to switch to a sippy cup and get her to use it on her …
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