When selecting a car seat for your child, you’ll be faced with a dizzying array of colours, designs, features and prices. But rather than being swayed too heavily by appearance or cost, try to focus on the safety aspects of the seat. Here are just some of the questions worth asking about your child’s car seat:
Having Spoken to Paul on twitter, I asked him to write something about their cause and what they are doing. I hope you will read their story and support them.
If you have children could you ever imagine life with out them now?
We this year we decided we wanted something a little special to take the kids to see Father Christmas. With Oren now getting ready for his 4th Christmas and Willow her third, they really have got it this year. They are looking forward to it, it features in most conversations, and they have decided on presents they would like to ask Father Christmas for.
As some of you will know, amongst other things, I am quite a twitter addict. Recently I have been dealing with questions from some new dads that have surprised me. Especially when they have come from dads that had attended traditional antenatal classes.
End of the world as you knew it! No really life as you knew it has changed forever, but what an amazing change has taken place. For many of us it is a total (cliché alert) rollercoaster of emotions, forgive my use of that term but at this moment in time I can think of nothing that describes it more accurately.
I would like to introduce you all to Emma, Emma blogs at The Real Super Mum . I don’t often have guest blogs, in fact this is just the second I have done, but when Emma offered to write guest pieces on twitter I decided to talk to her about it. I am extremely glad I did, as she agreed to write about her experiences with Post Natal Depression (PND) and the effects it had on her family and husband.
Having taken time to reflect on what I saw on Saturday, I am still filled with an amazing warm feeling about what happened.
Saturday, saw me running a New Dads class. New Dads classes are for any dads with babies up to crawling stage. They are based around Developmental Baby Massage, whilst at the same time giving dads time to share and discuss their experiences with other dads. They also have the opportunity to ask me for specific advice on any subject relating to them and their baby.
I find the term birth plan misleading. It isn’t a plan of how you want your birth to go, writing one in that way can lead to disappointment, guilt and birth trauma. All births are different, choices made may change depending on how things progress, how your partner is feeling and circumstances beyond your control. I prefer to think of them as Birth Preferences. I find them a useful tool, especially for the birth partner.
Ok, as a family you have decided to breastfeed, so that’s it, dad’s job done… over to mum!
Absolutely not! If this is decision you have made, then you need to work together, this is a team activity and your support is crucial.
First up, lets myth bust! Breastfeeding is natural, easy and all women can do it!