Archive for February, 2013

Comforting a baby with nasal congestion

February 28th, 2013

It can be a pretty unpleasant experience for your child to be struck by baby flu, as it makes it harder for them to do what would otherwise be simple, routine things such as eating and sleeping. Some symptoms include a dry cough, runny nose, fatigue and loss of appetite – but you may also […]

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Celebrating the last days of Fruit and Veg Month

February 27th, 2013

This February has been Fruit and Veg Month in South Australia, with health professionals and organisations rallying around to encourage healthy food choices. In light of the fruit and vegetable celebrations, we've decided to gather some of our favourite baby food recipes rich in nutrients that you can prepare at home. Chicken and apple puree […]

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Planning a weekend getaway with the kids

February 26th, 2013

If you're making the most of the sun while it's around and heading out on a road trip or holiday with the kids, then there are a few things that you may want to prepare for. Some family time out at the beach or at the farm sure can be fun, but with young children […]

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Preparing baby for the new autumn season

February 25th, 2013

The change of seasons brings in a shift of weather, so you can expect to maybe add an extra layer of clothing on your child this autumn. The weather from March to May can be a little strange, with more wind and rain coming our way, yet some sun can still peek in every now […]

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Treating baby flu: Should I use spray or drops?

February 23rd, 2013

You may think it a little surprising to find your baby with the flu at this time of year, but it should be pointed out that the cooler season of autumn is fast approaching! Younger children – most particularly infants – are also more susceptible to baby flu as their immune is not yet built […]

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Seasonal autumn fruits for baby

February 22nd, 2013

The last rays of summer are quickly fading as we move into the cooler months of autumn from March to May. We say goodbye to summer fruits such as strawberries, rockmelon, raspberries and Valencia orange, to introduce a new batch of autumn sweet treats for our little ones. Some fruits coming into season include apples, […]

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Hollywood’s 2013 expectant mums

February 22nd, 2013

The year of the snake will be welcoming in a number of future trendsetters, with a rush of Hollywood's finest – and British royals of course – expecting a new member of the family this year. You won't be the only mum-to-be shopping for baby saline with the likes of Kim Kardashian, Jessica Simpson, Kristen […]

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Better sleeping tips for parents

February 20th, 2013

It's pretty easy to spot the parents of newborns while out shopping – they're usually the ones that are looking a little ruffled and in need of more than 12 hours worth of sleep! Lack of sleep is one of the challenges that come with being a parent to a newborn – as well as […]

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Smartphone nanny: Baby apps for first-time parents

February 20th, 2013

Parenthood and all the challenges that come with it – lack of sleep, baby flu and feeding tantrums – can be pretty scary for first-timers, but thanks to advances in technology you can have the 'nanny' guidance you need at the touch of your fingertips! Find the answers to your questions with the numerous baby […]

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New infant feeding guidelines to help parents give children the best start to life

February 19th, 2013

Becoming a parent can be one of the most challenging – but rewarding – experiences in life. It can be quite the task trying to figure out how you can help a baby with a blocked nose, or get through the day on minimal sleep, but all parents would agree that it is essential to […]

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