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17th Dec 2018 | Posted by Baby Monster

How To Control Your Child's Behaviour During Christmas

Have a Merry Christmas! - a hollow greeting indeed if you are anything like the average parent of small children. This time of year seems to bring out the demands, crying and tantrums like no other - just when you have all that Christmas shopping to do!Fortunately, there are a number of simple strategies which can be implemented to reduce the stress and actually make preparing for Christmas fun for all the family.Shopping salvationWhen travelling to the shops with young children it pays to plan …
Travel Strollers That Are Ideal For Family Holidays
19th Nov 2018 | Posted by Baby Monsters

Travel Strollers That Are Ideal For Family Holidays

It’s crazy how much your life changes after the arrival of a few little people. The sacrifices, the adjustments - you soon won’t recognise your own life. But it’s no all bad! In fact it’s arguably when real life starts, and did we mention the fun that’s to be had on a family holiday? So now you are transitioning into family life, what’s one of the first investments that is on the list - a stroller. More specifically, a compact stroller. A compact stroller will be your best asset on a family holi …
Parenting in Stereo: How to Stay Calm When Raising Twins
1st Nov 2018 | Posted by Baby Monsters

Parenting in Stereo: How to Stay Calm When Raising Twins

It’s understood by many that the life of parents with twins and triplets is challenging to say the least. Expecting two or three for the price of one is an exciting time, but there is more to think about and a lot of planning to be done within those nine months and early years. Setting yourself up and knowing what is to come with give you your best shot at not only getting through this journey, but loving it. For the sake of your sanity, find out what parents before you have done to ensure …
Outnumbered: The Struggle of Multiples
26th Sep 2018 | Posted by Baby Monsters

Outnumbered: The Struggle of Multiples

Even if you haven’t been trying for all that long, discovering that you and your partner are having a baby is the most joyous day. Going to an ultrasound after around 10 weeks of this happiness and discovering that your one baby is actually two (or more!) should double the joy, but if you and your partner exchange a worried look and feel hesitation for the first time in the pregnancy, you are not alone. Twins are double the fun, but double the trouble too. If you think the prospect of raisi …
The First 5 Years of Child Development
1st Aug 2018 | Posted by Baby Monsters

The First 5 Years of Child Development

Research suggests that the first five years of a child's life can be pivotal in setting the groundwork for their later physical and emotional development. These fundamental years will be the framework from which their life is built.Understanding the incremental changes involved in these crucial developmental years, can equip us with the tools to foster positive patterns of behaviour and give them a good start in life.NewbornLearning development begins from the moment of birth. In the first few m …