5 safe ways to treat a baby’s cold symptoms

tips for dealing with baby's cold symptoms

Last week my daughter woke up with the sniffles. I’ve always considered myself a levelheaded and rational person, so naturally I burst into floods of tears and declared myself a failure as a parent for allowing my little one to succumb to the common cold… Continue reading “5 safe ways to treat a baby’s cold symptoms”

The Crying Game

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My daughter didn’t cry when she was born. In fact, it took being poked and prodded by the midwife and pediatrician for her to let out her first yelp. The first few minutes after she came into the world felt like hours as I waited for her to open her little lungs, but eventually she produced an almighty howl. I instantly felt a rush of love, joy, gratitude, relief and excitement all at the same time. At that moment it was simply the best sound in the world. At that moment…

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The Ultimate Baby Shower Gift List

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Let’s not beat around the bush – one of the perks of being pregnant is that you get to have a baby shower. Obviously it’s not just the presents; it’s the ritual – the hesitant shaking to the friend what’s in there, that first pull on the ribbon, the uncontrolled joy of tearing through pretty paper in a whirl of delight and anticipation – it’s utter bliss. Until, that is, you open up your fourth baby thermometer and realise that for the next few weeks you won’t just be lugging round a belly the size of a watermelon, but also a bag of items that need to be returned to baby boutiques all over town. Suddenly that baby registry seems like an awfully good idea. To help avoid a burst of gifts you can’t use, I’ve picked some great items to include on your wish list (hint, hint to friends and family). Put them on your registry NOW and that way your baby won’t end up with a wardrobe full of ill-fitting onesies on baby shower day.

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