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3 Steps to Potty Train Your Kid

From having potty trained two kids now, here are my top 3 tips for how to do it. 1. Make sure your kid is ready2. Show them what the potty/toilet is for3. Leave them to it If this doesn’t work, then your kid isn’t ready. Pack it all away and […]

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5 Benefits to Carrying During Pregnancy

I loved carrying during my second pregnancy and found the whole pregnancy much easier physically because I carried my then toddler son throughout. I had to stop wearing him on my front at 14 weeks, but I continued hip and back carrying until a week before my daughter was born. […]

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3 Signs Your Child Has Outgrown Their Carrier

Working out when your child has outgrown their buckled carrier and needs to move up to the next size can be confusing.  For example, the box says your buckled carrier goes up to 15kg/33lbs, a weight achieved (on average) once your child is 3. However, the maximum weight guidance doesn’t […]

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5 Reasons Slings DON’T Make Your Child Clingy

Our society places a great emphasis on making babies and children independent from us before they are developmentally ready for doing so.  The fear of “spoiling” your child and creating a “rod for your own back” crates turmoil in parents as it totally contradicts their instincts to support and comfort […]

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10 Reasons Your Carrier Isn’t Comfortable

1. It’s a fake The first thing to check for is whether or not the carrier you’ve got is real or fake. Check for proof of purchase from an authorised retailer (watch out for third party sellers), check the logo, the colour way, the stitching and the spelling on the […]

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7 Reasons You Need a Sling During a Global Pandemic

1. Calm your own anxiety When you’re feeling out of control or overwhelmed, slinging your baby can really help you to recentre and ground yourself.  When you hold your baby close to you, your body releases the hormone oxytocin.  Oxytocin has been proven to reduce the presence of stress and […]

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