Being outdoors with your baby, might be just a little bit magical!

Being outdoors with your baby, might be just a little bit magical!

It’s funny, isn’t it, how mesmerising watching the clouds go by can be, or how captivating it is lying under a tree in the dappled sun watching the wind move the leaves. As you do these simple things, you find yourself calming down, slowing down, breathing differently, breathing deeper. Nature is actually quite magical!…

How do we change the world?

How do we change the world?

What if we all aimed to fill our baby's with a passion for learning, right from the very start... could that actually change the world? I think so...…

NEVER underestimate the power of a cardboard box!

NEVER underestimate the power of a cardboard box!

We’ve all heard it before, haven’t we: “I spent a fortune on that toy and the only thing my child is interested in is the box!” It’s so true though, isn’t it? We have boxes lying around the house most of the time, so why not make use of them?…

What makes a great parent?

What makes a great parent?

Well, if you Google that question, you come back with “About 565,000,000 results! ”So, this is something that clearly lots of people write about and have thoughts about, and it might even be something that you think about… Is it?…

The Power of Play

The Power of Play

It’s a sunny afternoon. As I write this I have three teenagers wrestling over a paddling pool and garden hose…. It will end in tears soon, but while it is fun it is just that - a whole heap of fun.…

Why simple isn’t simple.

Why simple isn’t simple.

“I’m wondering what everyone does with their babies. Today I found myself watching the clock all day praying for the time that my partner would finish work. There’s just nothing to do all day. Oh, how many times I've heard this from parents of babies.…

Your baby’s brain; It’s not really something you think about, is it?

Your baby’s brain;  It’s not really something you think about, is it?

Your baby’s brain; It’s not really something you think about, is it? I mean, when you are pregnant what you think about is the development of your baby, it’s exciting to think that they are getting bigger each day, that they now have hands and feet, or that they can hear. You don’t really think, ‘gosh, my baby is now building neural pathways and developing their spinal cord which will connect with their brain which is currently developing!’, do you?…