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I was a nanny for 5 years — here are the only questions parents should ask during the interview

Shutterstock<p>When it comes to hiring someone to look after your children, there's no such thing as being too cautious. However, interviewing tons of …

27 Incredibly Stunning Moments Caught On Camera During Childbirth

The human body is just amazing.<p>Posted on June 28, 2017, 14:16 GMT<p>We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to share their most incredible birth photos. We were blown away by the results...<p>2.<p>Raydrealle Savage / Via Facebook<p>—Raydrealle Savage, Facebook<p>3.<p>"My son passed away three hours after …

Pregnancy

Baby Whispering: How to understand different baby cries [video]

We all know how frustrating and heartbreaking it is to listen to our baby cry and not understand what they need. But Australian mum Priscilla Dunstan …

Babies

16 ways to prepare your toddler for baby number two

Getting your toddler ready to welcome your new arrival is often a worry; how do you help your little one understand they’ll be sharing mummy’s time …

Babies

The car seat mistakes grandparents keep making

A new snapshot survey by consumer group Which? has revealed some worrying findings.<p>Over a fifth of grandparents confessed they don't use a car seat …

Babies

8 things women in their 30s need to know about menopause

Menopause is a dirty word for women of all ages, but women in their 30s often try to avoid thinking about it altogether.<p>Play the word association …

Health

Keep Your Flowers And Jewels, Because Sleep Is My Love Language

Everyone has a love language. That’s according to the best-selling book by Gary Chapman titled <i>The Five Love Languages</i>. He contends that there are …

Marriage

Why You Should Praise Less, Sleep More, And Tell One Key Lie To Raise Well-Adjusted Kids

<i>Crib Notes summarize all the parenting books you’d read if you weren’t too busy parenting. For great advice in chunks so small a toddler wouldn’t</i> …

Parenting

The No-Matter

Share464<p>WhatsApp<p>Email<p>Pin<p>Tweet<p>Our local library was asking for book donations. My wife and I approached Sebastian (our ten-year-old) with the idea of …

Harry Potter

11 things you need to know about growth spurts

Follow us<p>Getting pregnant<p>Topics<p>Before you begin<br>• Trying for a baby<br>• Trying for another<br>• Trouble conceiving<br>• All getting pregnant<p>TOP RESOURCES<p>Am I …

Babies

6 Ways To Help Your Child Learn To Share

"<p>Why teaching this essential social skill can bring happiness to your little one.<p>Learning to share is an important social skill for children. They will learn about compromise, how to take turns and negotiate and how to express their feelings. Toddlers and children need to learn how to share in …

Parenting

11 things your child’s nursery key worker wishes you wouldn’t do

As a parent, you always have your child’s best interests as your priority. This is especially true when it comes to choosing the right childcare for …

Parenting

The Weekend Events All Parents Recognise

From your toddler bundling into your bed to the Strictly Come Dancing take over, welcome to Saturday and Sunday... parent-style<p>Your weekends before …

Why We Need To Start Being Honest About Antenatal Depression

"From the day I found out I was pregnant, I felt like a failure because I didn't have that excitement that everybody says you'll have," says …

Pregnancy

How Much Sleep Do Kids Need? Parents' Guide To How Long Children Should Spend In The Land Of Nod

This handy chart tells you how long kids should nap for, too.<p>Parents know how important sleep is for children, but not everyone is aware how much kids need.<p>When children are young, naps are a crucial part of their day but these should be gradually reduced when they reach the toddler stage.<p>The NHS …

Parenting

Mum's heartbreaking plea as twin daughters fight for their lives

Australian mum-of-four Laura Wallis, 25, issued the warning after her newborn daughters, Harper and Harlow, contracted a deadly virus.<p>The …

First Aid

Toddler Health A-Z: How To Spot A Gluten Intolerance And Coeliac Disease

If your baby is fussing over food and having persistent tummy upsets, could it be about a reaction to certain foods? Find out all you need to know …

Gluten

Why I Need A Break From My Child

Motherhood is hard work – I don’t think you’d be able to find a single person willing to refute this point. But it is also the most amazing a …

Parenting

13 tips to help get through the night feed (from real mums)

Let’s talk about night feeds. As you all know, during the first few weeks, you can expect your new arrival to wake up every few hours to be fed. …

The 18 Top Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Pregnancy

Start your day the best way possible with a healthy energy-boosting breakfast that is perfect and safe to eat in any trimester<p>Wholewheat Pancakes …

Breakfast

This mum’s nappy wipes hack is taking the world by storm

Having a baby means travelling with everything: prams, wipes, bottles – the lot!<p>However, packing everything you could ever possibly need doesn’t mean …

Babies

Dads Hacks: Men Are Sharing The Ingenious Ways They Boss Parenthood

Using a recycling bin as a walker.<p>Parenting can be hard, so we’re always on the look out for a hack to make the job that bit easier (and maybe even give ourselves a break).<p>Thankfully, some generous dads are sharing their best innovations on Instagram, with everything from using dumbbells to help …

Hacking

Toddler Health A-Z: The signs of Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome in babies and toddlers

Find out how you can spot the early signs and symptoms of autism in babies and toddlers, and what you can do to manage the condition.<p>Autism is a …

Autism

7 things to look for on your bottle of sunscreen

Is it OK to go for the cheapest sunscreen we can find, or should we be looking out for particular features to make sure our children are …

Skin Care

Swimming with your baby | Lifestyle | Emma's Diary

Babies

This Chiropractor Mom Is on a Roll With Her Diaper-Changing Hack

You have to see this easy diaper-changing technique that will protect your baby's spine. Watch the video tutorial here.<p>A few weeks ago, we told you about Emily Puente's genius pain-free hack for carrying your infant's car seat. Now the chiropractor mom from Texas is at it again, with a cool …

Babies

Classic baby games to play - Baby | Emma's Diary

Babies

"I don't know how you do this every day."

“Maybe you’d be happier if you went back to work?”<p>I brushed a loose piece of hair back into my disheveled ponytail as a single tear rolled down my …

Parenting

The 2-To-3 Child Transition Was A Pleasant Surprise

Initially, my husband and I were apprehensive about adding a third kid to the mix. <i>How would it change our family dynamic? How would my husband and I</i> …

Parenting