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Get the bassinet on long haul flights & an aisle seat at the front of the plane on shorter flights. This is number one for a reason, mostly the bassinet part. You’ll survive in any seat on a short flight, though an aisle is super preferable for getting up to walk or change the baby. […]

Why it’s OK for mums to holiday alone

I just bought a plane ticket for one. I have four children, ages 3 to 9, which makes this purchase noteworthy. A few weeks from now, I will pack a sensibly sized bag and fill it with things that belong only to me. Things that represent a life beyond motherhood: clothes that don’t double as […]

10 at-home date night ideas to try this weekend

A regular date night is one of those things that most couples have heard about, they know it would benefit their relationship, they really want to do it, but they just don’t get around to doing. Although getting out of the house on date night is always enjoyable, if you have kids, it’s not always […]

Why all couples need a date night and rules you should follow

Remember when your man’s smile could make you weak at the knees? No? Then maybe you need to pencil in a date night for just the two of you… Can a date night really help revive a weather-beaten relationship?  Well, research suggests that it could be the relationship cure-all for couples who have lost their […]


As any parent will know, whether it’s bed-time, a long car journey or a five-year-old’s birthday party with 20 of their closestfriends, maintaining the peace can often be a little bit tricky.  Which is why Spotifyhas compiled somefavourite go-to tips that may just save the day and your sanity.   On the Road Every good […]

Teaching Kids not to Bully

It can be shocking and upsetting to learn that your child has gotten in trouble for picking on others or been labeled a bully. As difficult as it may be to process this news, it’s important to deal with it right away. Whether the bullying is physical or verbal, if it’s not stopped it can […]

Taking the necessary measures to keep our children safe

As a parent the biggest accomplishment is to watch our children achieve the big milestones on their journey through life: watching your child take their first steps, speak their first words, their first drawing, sleep without wetting the bed, get their first certificate, their first medal and graduate from one grade to another. However, the […]

The Psychological Effects of Divorce on Children

Take steps to help kids bounce back faster As a marriage dissolves, some parents find themselves asking questions like, “Should we stay together for the kids?” Other parents find divorce is their only option. And while all parents may have many worries on their mind—from the future of their living situation to the uncertainty of […]

5 things you should know about cot death

Sudden infant death syndrome is the sudden and unexplainable death of an infant younger than 1 year old. Here’s everything you need to know to reduce the risk of it happening to your child. Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), also known as cot death, is the sudden and unexplained death of an infant younger than […]

Seven Activities to Instill Gratitude this Holiday Season

Create a culture of gratitude in your family by extending this theme throughout the year. Help your children remember what they have to be grateful for – a loving family, food on the table, caring teachers, music and art, sports and games – whatever brings them joy. Help them notice these things and find ways […]