One Mother Shares ‘Why I Vaccinate’
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So, I vaccinate my children. It wouldn’t occur to me to do otherwise. And frankly I’m baffled that we’re still debating whether vaccinations are necessary. It’s been proven time and again that vaccines are not the proverbial monsters that discredited quacks have suggested they are (Andrew Wakefield, anyone?). Rather, they are vital and revolutionary… I’m so glad that we live...
No Jab No Play: PM Pushes for Non-Vaccinated Kids To Be Banned From Childcare
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has written to state and territory leaders in a move towards introducing consistent laws to protect children across the country. Unvaccinated children could be banned from attending childcare centres and preschools across Australia as part of a renewed push by the federal government. "If you don't vaccinate your child you are not just putting their own life...
Buzz Off: 9 Ways to Protect Your Baby & Children from Mosquitoes
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It’s important to protect your little one from mosquito bites. Not only are they itchy and uncomfortable, they can lead to skin infections if scratched and can transmit illnesses. If you’ve despaired at your child covered in welts, worry no more! We’ve explored all the options and here’s our top tips and simple ways to be bite-free! The simplest way to...
Could My Child Have Autism? What to do When You are Worried
Not all children will display every textbook symptom of Autism. The medical community is still not able to completely understand it, but as a parent, you know your child best. If you’re noticing some signs that your child may have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) it’s best to act sooner rather than later. Early intervention can make a world of difference. I knew...
7 Top Tips for Raising Resilient Kids!
You want your kids to be healthy and happy but you know life has its ups and downs. So how do you teach your kids to thrive in the tough times?  Here's seven tried and true tips for building resilient children. Trust us, resilient children are resilient adults - this is a truly important life skill! Let your kids know you...
8 Steps to Successfully Introduce Your Baby to Your Dog
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Bringing a new baby into the world changes yours completely. What a lot of dog owners forget is that it also completely changes the pack dynamic of your household. This can lead to tension and boundary issues if not great problems with your dog if it is not tackled up front.  Preparing Your Dog Ready For Your Baby’s Arrival Sad...
The Not So Shitty Truth About Cloth Nappies
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I have to say it took me by surprise. A close friend had chosen to use cloth nappies. Amongst all my breeding friends it had simply never entered our minds or conversations to debate cloth versus disposable. And we had discussed all the choices. Knowing the gender or not. Caesarean or natural. Drug free or drug me. Boob or bottle....
Confessions of a Lazy Mum: Shortcuts to Household Bliss
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Being a mother is a job like no other. Don’t hide your shameful shortcuts. Celebrate getting shit done with a smile and a parenting hack. Surviving the day happily, easily and sane is what it’s all about. Lazy mummy for the win! There’s no judgement here...join us for our confessions of a lazy mum! The truth about parenting? It’s hard. Physically, emotionally,...
How to Save a Choking Baby. Share This 40-Sec Video With Everyone!
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If you've ever had an experience with a choking baby it's the most terrifying, panic-inducing moments of your life. Watching this short 'n sweet video could change a pivotal moment from desperate hopelessness to informed action. Yep, this is a video you can't afford not to watch! Share with your mother-in-law, share with your child's carers, share with your...
Help! My Baby Hates Bath Time! What Can I Do?
Pre-kids, we picture bath time as all fun and giggles; a sweet soothing time to bond with your baby; a happy splashy ritual to lovingly look forward to.... right? Well, some babies simply don’t get the memo, scream blue murder instead and it all turns into a horribly hellish exercise in just getting bubs clean. Yep, we’ve been there, and...