Posts from the category: Parenting Babies

Tips for Flying With A Baby: The S.P.I.C.E Plan

Tips for Flying With A Baby: Pack with the very handy S.P.I.C.E Plan

I have travelled by air many times with each of my babies. Immy first flew at just seven weeks of age and by the time she was six months old AJ had travelled alone with me on four interstate work trips. And while it is never exactly easy,  I have learnt a lot of little tricks and tips along the way, … [Read more...]

The Thing About Parenting

The Thing About Parenting

I remember talking with a friend who had just had her third baby about this bizarre journey of parenting that we're both on. We were mulling over the realities of life as a parent, and indeed how much our lives had changed, as we sipped on McCoffees and made use of the free playground... as you do. … [Read more...]

Sleep is (Clearly) for the Weak

Toddler sleep

"Lay down. It’s time to be sleeping!" I say in a too gruff, overtired voice. I am just so very tired. Tired in the morning, the afternoon, the evening and all through night. Tired on the school run, during our time at home, as I work, as I rest. Always tired. I can honestly count the number … [Read more...]

3 Yummy Homemade Meals for Your Baby


This post is by guest contributor Arlee Greenwood of Small Potatoes. "We do children an enormous disservice when we assume they cannot appreciate anything beyond drive through fare and nutritionally marginal kid-targeted convenience foods. Our children are capable of consuming something that grew … [Read more...]

Zero to Two: A Book of Play

activities for babies and toddlers

Now you would imagine being an early childhood teacher that I have hundreds of fabulous activity ideas floating around in my head just perfect for babies and toddlers. In fact, there are days when I am home with just one little person scratching my head wondering what we should do next, and on … [Read more...]

Getting Ready for Baby: My 7 Must Have Baby Items

What do we need for our new baby

This post is sponsored by Fisher-Price and includes a great giveaway! Navigating a baby store as a expectant, first time parent can be daunting to say the least. As they are filled to overflowing with all manner of baby-related paraphernalia, determining what you will actually need can be quite the … [Read more...]

Introducing the Fisher-Price Grow with Me High Chair

Fisher-Price Grow with Me High Chair adjusting height

This post is sponsored by Fisher-Price and co-ordinated by Nuffnang.  Earlier this year I was lucky to score a sneak peek at some of the new products Fisher-Price had planned for release in Australia this year and I must confess that when I saw the Grow with Me High Chair I got more than a little … [Read more...]

Our Day in Pictures: Settling Into Life With Two Children


This post is by regular contributor Kylie Gardner of Octavia and Vicky. Our days are full and busy - and that's how we like them! Like most children, Pebble has a lot of energy to burn. She does not tolerate staying still for too long and boredom is the enemy. She will play on her own for little … [Read more...]