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Understanding Your Child’s Developmental Milestones From Age 0-24 Months

Developmental milestones are things most children can do by a certain age. How a child plays, learns, speaks, acts, and moves offer important clues about your child’s development. There are certain developmental stages that a child is expected to go through as he/she grows. These stages are important to mark various milestones a child is…

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Colic Symptoms in Babies

Colic is one of the most common problems in babies. In fact, it is so common that this is the kind of thing that you will be prepared for even before it occurs being a major topic in all baby books on your bookshelf. Colic begins as early as two to three weeks and reaches…

How to pack light when Travelling with Toddlers

It is almost Easter, and with most families being indoors for it last year due to the pandemic; surely we would be eager to pack our bags for a nice little trip this time around. But whether you’re packing to go for a walk to the park or your planning a trip across the country;…

How to Potty Train Your Baby

Potty training is an important skill for every new parent to teach their baby and get them used to. It is very important that you don’t make your baby feel self-conscious or fearful during potty training. It can be very difficult to potty train your baby so you have to be patient above all else.…

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How to Juggle Demands of Pregnancy and your Job

Pregnancy imposes a lot on an expectant mum, especially one trying to balance it with a work-life; but juggling the two is possible. As long as a woman is healthy and regularly sees her doctor; there is no reason why she should not continue to work while she is pregnant. This poses little or no…

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Motherhood and Marriage: Myths versus Realities

The journey of marriage and motherhood can be surprising and overwhelming at times for newlyweds and new parents, but we want to separate the myths from the realities. We will be sharing highlights on the topic as discussed in a relaunch of the ‘Abundant living for Mums series’; featuring host, Lagosmums founder and parenting coach…

How New Parents can deal with Separation Anxiety

For new parents, getting used to separation anxiety can be a huge challenge. No one wants to see their child burst into tears or throw a tantrum every time you want to go out. But did you know that it’s usually at about eight months that a baby first feels any separation anxiety? For most…

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Awareness on Toxic Heavy Metals in Baby Foods

From recent findings, reports have been made that found high levels of toxic heavy metals in baby foods; parents need to be aware of this development and learn how best to manage it, as this may leave us with a lot of questions. These toxic heavy metals present in baby foods include arsenic, lead, cadmium,…

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Bringing Up a Baby: Balancing Discipline and Love

As expectant and new parents, bringing up our children even from when they are babies in love and discipline is essential to their outturn in society. One of the essentials of baby care comes in the form of love. Apart from the obvious need for sustenance to survive, love comes at the top of a…

Importance of Self-care and how to maintain it

The Importance of Self-Care and How to Maintain it

As parents, we need to understand the importance of self-care and how to maintain it. The reality is that if we do not take proper care of ourselves, we cannot be the best parents we need to be.  At our 7th Annual Parenting Conference, we discussed the importance of self-care and how to maintain it.…

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