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These Australian photographers perfectly capture the moment newborns arrive

1/<p>River Bennett and Bel Pangburn both have freelance photography companies of their own.<p>Pangburn runs her own business called Trigger Happy Images, …

The Shitty Guilt Fairy

Not everybody knows this but when you give birth to your first child you also give birth to a little fairy. She’s kind of like Tinkerbell but WAY …

Maternity Leave

'The Toddler Whisperer' reveals the best thing to do when your child has a tantrum

David D/Flickr<p>Dr. Tovah Klein knows a thing or two about tantrums.<p>As the Director of the Barnard College Center for Toddler Development and author of …

I was overjoyed by the relaxing idea of being a stay-at-home dad. How foolish I was

If you'd asked me at 20 where I expected to be 30 years later, I'd probably have said deep-sea diving on Europa; my friends placed bets on Hendon …

Parenting

How Motherhood Changed the Way the World Sees Me

Before becoming a parent, I had always associated motherhood with being gentle, patient, relaxed, content. Mothers possessed an effortlessness that seemed both illogical and inherent. I don’t know where this perception came from; my own mother didn’t necessarily embody any of these traits all at …

Parenting

6 Parenting 'Fails' That Are Actually Wins

Good news: A "fail" on your part may actually lead to a great learning experience for your child. Experts weigh in on some common parenting missteps that, on the flip side, are really wins in disguise.<p>As a toddler, my son <i>loved</i> guns. In toy stores, he gravitated towards plastic pistols. On play …

Parenting

Toddler Chest Infections - Symptoms And Treatments

It’s never nice hearing your baby wheezing away and struggling to breathe, and chances are it could be a chest infection. Get familiar with the …

Babies

This is how many mothers in the UK still breastfeed their babies

‘Breast is best,’ as the saying goes, but what happens if you have difficulty breastfeeding, or feel it’s just not for you? We give you the …

Babies

Motherhood hit me hard. But now it feels like a lifetime promotion

At first, motherhood felt like a demotion – from working wife to human milk dispenser. But then I found my tribe, <b>Olivia Glauberzon</b> writes<p><i>Facts & Arguments is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide.</i><p>Mom. It’s a short word to …

Babies

To the mama preparing her heart for baby #2: You are ready

I was already so in love with this healthy, unborn baby girl kicking inside my belly, but I felt like I was mourning the future loss of my season as …

5 Myths About Breastfeeding

The ability to produce milk and breastfeed, along with body hair and live birth, is what makes mammals mammals and frequently what makes women …

Pregnancy

13 Habits of Highly Effective (and Sane) Stay-at-Home Moms

Staying at home with your children can be one of the best gifts you can get, and give, but it's easy to lose sight of how wonderful an experience it can be. Instead of falling into the complaining trap, adopt a few of these habits that highly effective (and sane) stay-at-home moms put into practice …

Parenting

5 Myths About Children and Sleep

Understanding baby sleep is challenging enough without all the old wives tales and uninformed public screeds. And there are plenty of both because, …

Babies

Warning signs of a toddler's language delay

Children learn language at different rates, but most follow a general timeline. If your child doesn't seem to be meeting communication milestones …

Babies

Cheesy Veggie Quinoa Cakes

<i>Lunchbox-perfect Cheesy Veggie Quinoa Cakes are gluten-free, whole grain, and filled with colorful, familiar veggies.</i>Here’s an irresistible way to …

Quinoa

I'll Never Be That Kind of Parent

Share<p>WhatsApp<p>Email<p>Pin<p>Tweet<p>You know who you are.<p>You’re that parent who once said, “I’ll never feed my kids fast food,” or, “I’ll never yell at my …

A day in the life of a one-year-old

by Clare Littler posted in Mum Stories Life with a one-year-old can only be described as hectic. My daughter is learning to walk, crawls very quick …

Midwifery

All you need to know about secondary and dry drowning

As you probably know already, drowning is the process by which water enters the lungs, causing difficulties breathing and eventually - if not stopped …

Health

The best stretch mark creams for bumps and beyond

For many women, stretch marks are part and parcel of being pregnant. As your body gets ready for your new arrival, stretch marks can appear anywhere …

Skin Care

Top 20 Finger Foods For Baby

My third baby is five months-old now, which means that in three or four short weeks, he’ll begin the journey of learning to eat solid foods. Because …

Recipes

Are you a Supermum

Are you a Supermum?<p>Here at Beagle Street, we know that mums are super! They organise the family and make sure that everything goes well, so in our …

Personal Assistants

Safety in your baby's bedroom

When you start thinking about where your baby is going to sleep at night or decorating your child's bedroom, you may find it useful to keep these …

Babies

Mini Chicken Balls with Apple and Carrot by Annabel Karmel

Put all the ingredients except the oil into a large mixing bowl and combine well. Shape into 20 walnut-size balls. Coat in a little extra flour.<p>Heat …

Dyspraxia: The Signs To Look Out For

This little known developmental disorder can affect people in different ways, but you can help your child handle it<p>What is dyspraxia?<p>Dyspraxia or …

Best and worst weaning foods for baby - Baby | Emma's Diary

<i>* Citrus and berry fruits like strawberries should be introduced with caution as they can cause sensitivities in some children. Foods from this group</i> …

Babies

We Need To Think Differently About Stay At Home Dads

There are over 250,000 stay at home dads now across the UK and nearly 2m in the US. As the dad-dynamic changes and more and more fathers become the primary care giver, why is there still such a stigma towards stay at home dads (SAHDs)?<p>In speaking to a few SAHDs across the UK, US and Australia, from …

Parenting

To The Mom Who Feels Unseen

I give my all to raising my children. But most days, no one really seems to notice.<p>It was one of those nights. One of those nights where I just could not mother for another moment. One of those nights where I completely lost it. And I was so done that I didn’t even care.<p>You know what I am talking …

Parenting

Tommy's - Yoga shown to keep pregnancy stress-free

<b>By Dr James Newham, Research Associate at Newcastle University</b><p>Although health professionals have long assumed that yoga helps with stress, the theory …

Pregnancy