5 Tips to Connect to your Child



There isn’t a parent I know that doesn’t start to count down the days leading to school holidays. As parents we are full of plans and love the change of routine that school holidays bring. Whether it be no more …
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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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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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Tips on Introducing a New Baby to your children



By Karen Torrisi This is always a tough one when introducing a new baby to your toddler or other children and it’s very important to plan ahead and keep them involved every step of the way. Below are a few …
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Winning & Losing



There is just so much to learn as a child!  And one of the most important lessons is winning and the other is losing.  These are certainly hard lessons to learn.  A lot of this learning takes place in childhood …
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Toddler Acting Like a Baby – Snippet



Ever since we had our second baby six months ago, our three-year-old has gone through long stretches of the day acting like a baby. She says things like gogo and gaga and has even started to wet herself (she has …
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Q&A: Toddler Acting Like a Baby



Ever since we had our second baby six months ago, our three-year-old has gone through long stretches of the day acting like a baby. She says things like gogo and gaga and has even started to wet herself (she has …
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Q&A: Daycare Drop off Tears



Question: My 17 month old has not taken to day care at all. She cries at drop off every single time for the past four months. She goes to day care two times a week. I need to continue with …
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Q&A: Dad Bonding with Baby



Q: We had our second child, a beautiful girl three months ago. Our first is an energetic two-year-boy, and being his father, he is the light of my eye. The problem is that when my daughter arrived, I did not have …
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Day Sleeps & Happy Wake Time



Day sleep Achieving good sleep during the day can be just as difficult as the night for parents with a tired infant. The advice about daytime sleep is similar to that for the night but with a couple of minor …
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