Getting toddlers into the washing habit|
By Laura Lee Davies on 06/02/2007 in Your toddler
Babies and young toddlers get their cleaning done for them, so how do you get small children into the habit of washing their hands and keeping clean?
are sending your child.Getting into the habitYour child will still need you to do his cleaning for a while yet, but by about 18-24 months, you might find your toddler is ready to try mimicking this adult activity.Just as nappy changing times might have been
By Rachel Owen on 25/08/2005 in forum
habit! Not quite sure how to stop it as i don't think telling her off or hitting her hand (softly) is helping. Any advice? Hi Rachel,I would just try to ignore it 'cause you might find she's doing as she likes the reaction she gets or otherwise maybe
Have Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig dropped bad habits in a bid to start a family?|
By Sophie Westnedge on 19/09/2011 in Celebrity
The newlywed film stars cut out alcohol and nicotine fuelling rumours they’re planning to get pregnant
Rachel Weisz and her husband Daniel Craig are reported to have given up alcohol and nicotine in a bid to start a family together.The 41-year-old Mummy star is said to have stopped drinking, while the 43-year-old Bond star has apparently stopped smoking.The couple, who wed in June...
Junk food cravings could be inherited in pregnancy|
By Monica Stylli on 15/08/2007 in Your pregnancy
New animal tests show that mothers who eat junk food in pregnancy could pass on their bad habits to their unborn babies.
New animal research by the Royal Veterinary College suggests that eating too much of the wrong food in pregnancy can lead to bad and potentially harmful habits in unborn babies.Tests carried out on pregnant rats showed that when fed unhealthy food
Safe sleeping temperatures for babies|
By Laura Lee Davies on 10/11/2010 in Newborn sleep
When seasons become unexpectedly warmer or cooler, your habits can be caught out. But what is safe for sleeptime?
long), add an extra sheet or blanket if you feel it is neccessary.Gauging your baby's temperatureAfter a few weeks living with your newborn, you will begin to feel instinctive about your child's habits and way of communicating, If you are lucky, you
Do children need vitamin supplements?|
By Laura Lee Davies on 20/02/2009 in Newborn health & safety
When babies and toddlers are still developing their feeding habits, does their diet really need a supplement of vitamins?
. In the early months, simple meals of one or two vegetables or fruit mashed up serve as an important starting point, and any new baby will be open to all kinds of tastes without the prejudice of older eating habits, but because some key nutrients do not feature
Seven steps to getting your new baby to sleep|
By Maria Muennich on 31/03/2008 in Newborn baby
The sleeping habits of a new baby can seem frustratingly random, but you can help your baby get enough sleep with these simple tips
Even before you have had your first baby one of your biggest frets is probably the reputation early parenthood has for sleepless nights and exhausted days! There are many factors that affect good sleeping habits during the day and night. For a range
Sleep training real experiences: Part one|
By Maria Muennich on 18/10/2007 in Baby health and safety
It can be exhausting if your baby starts to rely on the breast to fall or stay asleep, here's how one mum tries to break the habit
Sleep training experiences: part one Sleep training theories can often sound deceptively easy, but how to real mums get on with adapting them to their own needs? In our first installment Maria tries to break the feeding to sleep habit
Recreational drug use in pregnancy|
By Maria Muennich on 14/08/2008 in Pregnancy health & safety
What are the risks posed to a developing baby by drug use in pregnancy, and what should you do if you have an illicit drug habit?
of the many health problems associated with drug use in pregnancy. If you make sure that your doctor is aware of your addiction or habit, s/he will be far better placed to give you the best, most tailored, antenatal care and support. If you find that your
New Mum: Getting into a Routine|
By Laura Lee Davies on 10/08/2009 in Your baby and you
Small new habits within your daily life with your new baby can help you both cope in the early weeks after birth
every task feeling like yet another chore.Any small daily or regular duties or habits you build up are a contract with yourself, no-one else, so don't feel you've let anyone down if a day or even a week goes by and you haven't ticked a box. Instead