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20 Ways To Get Closer To Your Child Today

Monday January 5th, 2015
by Dr Laura Markham


I watch their softly tousled heads slumbering on their pillows and sadness wells up in me Have I drunk in their smiles and laughter and hugged them or have I just checked things off my to-do list today They re ...

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Let Toys be Toys – by Georgie Budini

Friday December 5th, 2014
by Georgie Budini


Leading up to Christmas there s been some debate in my home about gender specific toys after Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters raised questions about the way that we market products to boys and girls This got me thinking about ...

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Sleep Easy

Thursday November 20th, 2014
by Wellington Apothecary


Growing children need a lot of deep quality sleep Adequate sleep is essential for balanced energy levels and repair the body after a physical day of play Dietary changes are an important factor to keep in mind if your child ...

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Lucy Brake

Lucy Brake

 

Lucy Brake is an experienced writer who has a passion for both environmental writing and, as a mother of two beautiful young children both born at home, for natural parenting. She specialises in writing for magazines, newspapers and websites about a range of 'green' living and parenting issues ...

 

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Banished! 'Natural' parents in exile

Banished! 'Natural' parents in exile

by Robin Grille


When parents are criticised for neglecting their children - one is at least not surprised. But when parents are denounced, dissuaded or even shamed for choosing to be more nurturing, this seems astonishing ...

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Gentle Parenting • Full time work and baby not sleeping

Sunday January 4th, 2015. 1:06am
by Suzybelle


Anyone have advice for me on how to deal with going back to work and having a month old baby that still wakes up frequently at night I'm worried I'm going to be a complete zombie and really not enjoy ...

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Winter babies 2014 - June, July, August • 4-5 month development

Friday December 12th, 2014. 9:59pm
by vmh2014


Hi anyone else having a hard time with frequent wakeups in the night commomly referred to at this stage as a sleep regression My lo has been waking up sometimes times in the night for the last few weeks and ...

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Gentle Parenting • Re: Managing a newborn & a toddler

Monday December 1st, 2014. 1:27am
by tubbles


Mum mum have you tried letting her have her own dummy My daughter regressed still does a lot a few times wanting to be a baby I read a book about attachment play playful parenting and if you allow them ...

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