Learning from Our Mistakes

Some time back I lost the iPad. Yes. Me. Not the boys. Every time I think about it, I run over the events in my head wondering how I should have done things differently. Now that I have completed the 5 stages of grief and accepted that the iPad is gone, I have been reviewing theContinue reading “Learning from Our Mistakes”

8 Tips for Bringing Out the Best in Your Child

From the Heguru Parents’ Seminar. Raise a child by developing his strengths. Raise a child based on his individuality, not by comparison to other children. Do not be caught in the dilemma of T-score education and academic snobbery in education. Nurture your children by adding points instead of deducting points. Nurture your children by observingContinue reading “8 Tips for Bringing Out the Best in Your Child”

Tandem Nursing – Reasons for Not Weaning the Toddler

Although there was a lot of protest when I said I was going to tandem breastfeed my two boys, it was pretty much accepted and I went on to nurse Gavin even after Gareth was born.  However, with Gavin’s declining behaviour in recent times, the discussion for me to wean Gavin has been revisited. HereContinue reading “Tandem Nursing – Reasons for Not Weaning the Toddler”

2nd Pregnancy Week 7

Based on my amateur calculations, I should be at the beginning of the 8th week of my pregnancy.  We should be able to confirm with the doctor on Wednesday what date I really am at. Some text books I remember reading say that the symptoms and experiences of the second pregnancy is usually not asContinue reading “2nd Pregnancy Week 7”

Choosing a Parenting Style

I was browsing through a blog by Casia Talbert called Healthy Moms recently and came across one of her older posts about the topic of Parenting in which she asked her readers to share their thoughts.  With Gavin demonstrating a more willful nature of late and melting down into more frequent temper tantrums, I findContinue reading “Choosing a Parenting Style”

5 Tips for a Happy Toddler in a Carseat

I saw a rather cute ad from Mothercare recently that goes like this: MICHAEL’S RIGHTS RELATING TO BUGGY RIDES/CAR TRAVEL I reserve the right to go as stiff as a board as you attempt to strap me in. I reserve the right to become uncontrollably excited by dogs or cats. I reserve the right toContinue reading “5 Tips for a Happy Toddler in a Carseat”