Monthly Archives: September 2017

Keeping your baby up longer at night/between naps will encourage her to fall asleep faster and sleep better. This is definitely a myth. Keeping your baby up longer at night/between naps will result in an overtired child. An overtired child will be fussy, cranky, have trouble feeding and take much longer to settle into sleep. […]

Positive encouragement and engagement plays such a key role in your baby’s emotional development. The GoBabyClub app places strong emphasis on these elements. Here are the reasons why and some tips on how to.  Being a parent is doing the most important job in the world – raising a human being. A life is entrusted […]

Being a new parent is the most difficult, yet most important and satisfying work you will ever do.  I remember doing all the research before our child was born, reading all the parenting books and articles that I could get my hands on and asking friends with kids for their advice.  Unfortunately you only really […]

You may want to pay closer attention the next time your child wakes you up after he or she has experienced a nightmare. New research shows children can grind their teeth during a nightmare, or if they snore, and this can lead to them developing headaches. A study published in the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice, […]

The South African Demographic and Health Survey (SADHS) found that a third of SA children under the age of six months are now exclusively breastfed1. This statistic was highlighted as the world recently commemorated World Breastfeeding Week. The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund and the World Health Organisation both recommend that breastfeeding should start ‘within […]

Riaan Badenhorst, General Manager, Kaspersky Lab Africa Social platforms give many families the freedom to communicate with their loved ones, whenever and wherever they want – it is convenient and no doubt saves lots of time. Further to this, social media sites also give parents the opportunity to share their memories and moments with family […]

As parents, but especially mothers we tend to be so hard on ourselves. We easily compare ourselves to others and find fault with what we do. This causes so much guilt. We judge ourselves harshly if we are working moms for not spending more time with our kids, or if we stay at home we […]