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All new parents will have heard of swaddling and it’s absolutely your prerogative as to whether you choose to swaddle your newborn or not. For those who do want to swaddle, this blog is for you! I visit a lot of mummies who tell me their little one really does not like to be swaddled. Read more


First Day at School

For many of our mums, their baby’s first day at school is fast approaching. It’s a whole new chapter in their little lives and so, with tissues at the ready, we’ve come up with some ideas to make the transition a little bit easier. Warm Up Gently. In the week before term starts – and Read more


Stay Calm It’s Exam Results Day!

If, like me, you are a parent waiting on your child’s exam results tomorrow, you may well be feeling anxious at the moment. Hopefully on results day it will be smiles all round and you can celebrate with your child. What if they don’t get the results they were hoping for? Here are our Top Read more



If you are looking to start or restart your post-natal exercise regime then check out PedalHouse – Edinburgh’s newest indoor cycling (spinning studio). Located at 29A Beaverhall Road, PedalHouse has state of the art bikes, an edgy clubby vibe and a friendly team who want to welcome new and regular spinners alike, and help people Read more


Nipple Confusion

‘Nipple confusion’ is a term I hear a lot. For those of you who don’t know what it is means it is essentially a problem that may occur with a bottle-fed baby in which it forgets how to nurse on a mother’s nipple. I hear it a lot from exhausted nursing mothers with a desperate Read more


Art Attack

Art Attack Round 2! It started just after HTC’s first birthday and now, two years on, the boys can’t get enough of having fun with ceramic painting. With summer in full swing, I took the boys back to the amazing Potter Around to finish off AMC’s ceramic experience which started just after his first birthday Read more


Lessons Learnt

Edinburgh PR, writer and mother of one Sarah Howden reveals the lessons learnt with her first baby…and why second time around she is doing things very differently! Hindsight is a great thing and if I could do things differently, my correct list would be endless. You see, when I was pregnant with my first child, Read more


Happy Father’s Day

We normally give you a top ten hit list for gifts for Father’s Day but this year we thought we would mix things up. This blog is for the new daddies out there on how to get nurture that wonderful bond with your new bundle of joy. Here are our top ten tips for Dads: 1. Bath time. This Read more


It just keeps getting better

It just keeps getting better! I have never made a secret of the fact that I’m a fan of quite a few of the NUK products on offer for babies and children. So you can imagine my excitement when we were sent two products from their latest range! NUK have branched out with a fantastic Read more