5 Benefits Of Cutting Out Gluten And Dairy From Your Child’s Diet

Two very common food allergies that children suffer from are gluten intolerance and lactose (or dairy) intolerance. Gluten is a type of protein found in wheat and it doesn’t break down very easily in our gut. Protease enzymes in our gut are effective at breaking down other proteins, but gluten is resistant to protease. This […]

Guest Post: On Pregnancy & Riding The Wave

Note: this post was written by a friend of mine who has chosen to remain anonymous. I am a mother of two. My daughter is 5 and my son is 3 weeks old. My First Pregnancy My first pregnancy was a smooth one. I loved being pregnant; I was happy and felt positive throughout. I […]

Guest Post: “Help! My Child Is Not Communicating”

Speech, language and communication skills are one of the most vital skills we develop. We use language to understand what is said to us, problem solve, communicate our desires, thoughts, feelings, ideas and build and maintain relationships. According to The Communication Trust, “In the UK, over 1 million children and young people – that’s 2 […]

Guest Post: On Motherhood, Coronavirus & Mental Health

Note: This is a guest post from a family friend The phrase on everyone’s lips right now is Coronavirus or Covid-19, Miss Rona if you’re nasty. Over the last few months, Coronavirus has taken over the world. Impacting some physically, others psychologically. With the rise of mental health awareness thanks to charities promoting it as […]

Guest Post: How Kids Changed Me

A quick introduction first, I’m a dad to 2 kids, a 6 year old boy and a 3 year old girl. Here are a few words on how having children changed me. Time well spent When I was younger, I have realised that I just wasted time. Weekends? We could easily lose half a day […]

Guest Post: On Being An Aunt

Someone asked me, from an auntie’s perspective, is there anything I would recommend or advice? Well yes… get a job, be fun, be prepared, learn to love & learn to forget! A Job I’d definitely recommend getting a job (if you don’t have one already) these little people are expensive, even when they’re not your […]

Guest Post: My Post-Baby Body & Me

I gave birth to my first child at 35 years old. I was never sure if I would have children. It had always been a question mark for me. Was I too selfish? Will it be too hard? Am I ready to be responsible for another human? Will my body change too much? It wasn’t […]

Guest Post: Having Children With An Invisible Illness

During my 3 pregnancies, I would often talk to my bump and check in with them. I remember having conversations about how I was feeling, and always asked them “how are you today?” Almost as if I was waiting for their response, after giving them a gentle prod. I gave birth to 2 boys and […]

6 Fun Mum-Approved Craft Recipes

As parents, we want the best for our children. We want them to be in the best learning environment and to have everything they need to explore their creativity. That means having the right arts and crafts supplies available when they need them. If we are out of a particular craft material such as play […]