Parenting Life & Style

23 January 2021

Seven reasons to find or sustain a hobby when you’re a new parent

As it’s National Hobby Month in January, we thought we would focus on the importance of having a hobby when you become a new mum or dad.  I remember when ...
22 January 2021

Parenting: Eight ways to observe Celebration of Life Day

Celebration of Life Day is a day to honour our children. While parenting might not be a joyful experience all the time, it’s important to remember that your little one ...
21 January 2021

Seven MORE activities to do with toddlers in lockdown

If you weren’t inspired by our last list of suggestions, here are some more that might make your toddler smile while you spend most of your time indoors together during ...
20 January 2021

Parenting: Seven cheesy meals toddlers will love

If it’s one thing I know- my two year old loves cheese, and thankfully it can be incorporated into a lot of meals that don’t require a lot of prep ...
17 January 2021

Parenting: Seven activities to do with toddlers in lockdown 3.0

If your little one is toddling but not yet in nursery, you might be looking for new things to do with them if you are taking care of them during ...
16 January 2021

Parenting: Why gift cards are the ultimate present for newborns

I’ve met my fair share of people over the years who think gift cards are a copout when it comes to gift giving. I personally found them a blessing when ...
6 January 2021

Parenting: Seven must haves for your second trimester of pregnancy

The second trimester sees a lot of pregnant ladies with a renewed sense of wellbeing as their body has become more familiar with the changes taking place. You may feel ...
5 January 2021

Parenting: Seven must haves for your first trimester of pregnancy

The first twelve weeks of pregnancy are mostly about managing sickness and extreme fatigue as best you can while awaiting your first scan, however there are some other things I ...
4 January 2021

Seven things you can declutter from your toddler’s bedroom post Christmas

Your toddler probably got a lot of stuff over the Christmas period and you may not have space for all the new items as well as the old. So if ...
1 January 2021

Seven New Year's Resolutions for parents in 2021

New Year’s Resolutions are generally about health, wealth and happiness, however what if you were to make ones for specific roles in your life such as a parent?  Here are ...
27 December 2020

Seven ways to celebrate New Year with a toddler

With the restrictions back in place, it means once again that we have to get creative within our homes for things to do to celebrate yet another milestone in the ...
15 December 2020

Numerology: Seven fun facts about babies born on the 15th of the month

According to the rules of numerology, the day you were born on can tell you a lot about the person you are going to be, so here are just a ...

14 December 2020

Female First's top books for toddlers about monkeys!

As it’s International Monkey Day, we thought we would bring together the best of the best board books about monkeys for your own little monkey at home! Here are our ...

8 December 2020

Preschool hit Hey Duggee treats us to a new song, episode and app this Christmas

If you have little ones, you are bound to be familiar with the theme tune of Hey Duggee. It’s without a doubt my two year old’s favourite programme to watch ...

7 December 2020

Seven fun facts about December babies

As we are now well into the last month of the year it’s now time to shine a light on December babies with a few fun facts about little ones ...
6 December 2020

Seven things to buy your toddler if they play rough

As parents, we all want to buy our toddlers toys that will last. The last thing we need is to have to keep throwing money away by binning toys that ...
2 December 2020

Why we all need to be more toddler at Christmastime

Toddlers love Christmas. Why? Because they are at the perfect age to understand what it’s all about- babies might appreciate the lights and the pretty colours but it’s all a ...
1 December 2020

A parenting advent calendar: 25 things you can do with your toddler in the run up to Christmas

If you know you will struggle to keep your little one entertained this festive period, especially as a lot of your activities will need to be home based this year- ...
30 November 2020

Seven things you need to buy before you start potty training your toddler

When we started potty training our daughter, there were a few things that were a given but others that weren’t so obvious so here are my top picks to stock ...
25 November 2020

Seven reasons to shop online as a parent

Parents don’t have any choice but to shop online right now, however when the shops reopen once again, here’s why it’s better to source the things you need via a ...
23 November 2020

Seven practical things you can buy for your toddler this Christmas

If you know your little one is going to get a lot of toys from other people this Christmas, it makes sense to get them something more practical rather than ...
22 November 2020

Female First's top practical stocking fillers for babies

A baby won’t remember what they got in their first Christmas stocking so their first year is an opportunity to buy some items that are useful rather than buying things ...
18 November 2020

Seven activities to do with your toddler that are free

If you are working to a budget, there are things you can do with your toddler to keep them entertained that won’t cost you any money. Here are my top ...
17 November 2020

Seven parent approved zero mess, no fuss toys for toddlers

As a mum of a two year old, I feel I spend most of my days picking up bits of plastic from the floor, hoovering up glitter and cleaning paint ...