Monthly Archives: July 2015

In the first two weeks, babies generally feed on demand. Thereafter, the frequency of feeds may become less. You are producing enough breast milk , or giving the correct amount of formula milk,  if your baby is having at least six wet nappies a day, is generally feeding two- to four-hourly and is content and […]

Parenting doesn’t come with a manual – and yet it is arguable the most important job on earth.  Why then, do we get it wrong so often?  Is it because we don’t know any better?  At Contemporary Parenting we have devised a 4 module course to explore you as parent, and the challenges and opportunities […]

When I was 22 years old, I fell pregnant with Jamie, this was the biggest life changing moment, I knew everything was about to change. Little did I know that the effects of these changes were so drastic. Even though I had a relatively easy pregnancy, my body was not my own, I was swelling in […]

Jamie has always been an extremely ‘hyperactive’ child. At only a few months old I knew I was in for an undoubtedly rough time. When he was approaching the two year old mark, there were expectations of the dreaded “terrible twos” . Waiting for those moments, it never happened. There were uncontrollable outbursts of energy, but never tantrums and […]

Research shows children who have parents who are actively engaged in their educational lives, do better. This is especially true when talking about early childhood education. Yet many parents have no idea of how to get involved.  As a parent development specialist and a person well versed in Early childhood , I think there are […]

Protecting baby from unwanted infections, particularly in the early months, is of utmost importance to all moms and dads.  With Purity & Elizabeth Anne’s Disinfecting Solution it’s easy to safeguard your baby’s environment. Purity & Elizabeth Anne’s Disinfecting Solution is a highly effective and safe cleaning product that can be used to disinfect bottles, teats, […]

Mom ~noun ~  One who does whatever it takes to get whatever it is done. Period. Often I have to take a step back and remind myself that I am only 27 years old. I open my mouth, and suddenly I sound like my Mother. I find myself saying all of those stereotypical phrases I claimed I would never feel the […]

Ever had one of those uncomfortable experiences when a relationship with someone in your family that suddenly goes bad without warning? What about the incidents that catch you totally off guard when you receive an email, phone call or letter, informing you that they are ending the relationship because of something they claim you did […]