Parenting

Conquer back to school chaos with collaboration and Kaizen

There are so many blogs, tips and checklists on how to cope with the back to school chaos – and most of them are targeted at mums. But this piece doesn’t just have women in mind (let’s face it, so often the burden of home organisation falls to the mother). Since I’m elite-trained in optimism […]

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Messy

From Chaos to Calm

If your home life is anything like ours, your mental to-do list may look a little like this: Where are my keys? The school holidays are nearly here and I just noticed an out-of-date passport It was Granny’s birthday two weeks ago and we haven’t even sent a card The front door no longer opens […]

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It’s Never Too Late to Sleep Train

Dear reader, This book is particularly personal to me as it has saved my sanity and finally got my toddler, husband and myself sleeping soundly through the night without disturbance (most of the time at least!). When this manuscript landed in my inbox I was intrigued to act as guinea pig. Broken from almost hourly […]

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sleeptrain

It’s Never too Late to Sleep Train: The low stress way to high quality sleep for babies, kids and parents

A revolutionary program that will have everyone – babies, toddler and pre-schoolers – in the house sleeping through the night. When Dr. Craig Canapari became a father, he realized that even three years of 36-hour hospital shifts didn’t prepare him for the extreme sleep deprivation that comes with parenthood. Sleepless nights for kids means sleepless […]

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How to Stop

How to Stop Losing Your Sh*t with Your Kids: Effective strategies for stressed out parents

So, you’re losing your sh*t with your kids. You scream, you shout, you snap at them. You’re cranky and irritable more often than you’d like to admit. You know how you want to parent; you want to be a calmer, more rational and intentional parent, but no matter how hard you try, you can’t help […]

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Children Gaming

A New Approach to Screen Time

I never play video games alone; I always sit on the sofa with my two boys, ten and twelve years old. We all thumb away at our gamepads together. Gaming is one way we bond — one way we engage in ‘family time.’ You would probably imagine that anyone who dedicates as much of his […]

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Clare Llewellyn

Scientist and Author of Baby Food Matters: A Day In The Life

Clare Llewellyn leads the Obesity research group at University College London (UCL) and is the director of the Gemini twin study, the largest of its kind to explore the origins of babies’ and children’s eating behaviour. In her new book Baby Food Matters, she and co-author Dr Hayley Syrad use scientific evidence to explore what […]

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Parenting the Sh*t out of Life – Papa Pukka

Mother Pukka and Papa Pukka offer you a book that will not help you grow or raise a human successfully, but a book that might, if you’re not too emotionally battered – and can see past the permanent eye twitch – help you laugh a little more than you cry. Papa Pukka told us his […]

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Mother Pukka

Parenting the Sh*t out of Life – Mother Pukka

From Mother Pukka and Papa Pukka, the minds behind highly popular parenting blog MotherPukka.com, comes Parenting the Sh*t Out of Life, the Sunday Times bestselling account of parenting told from both perspectives and a handy guide (kind of) on how to raise a small human. It’s the must-read for all parents and parents-to-be – and […]

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Weaning

7 Things I Learned Weaning A Baby

Introducing your baby to food is a fun, messy, exciting part of being a parent. Its also strange – your tiny dependent creature who has been doing well on his or her magical liquid diet is suddenly allowed to eat some of the same things as you do. But as with anything baby-related there are […]

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