Parenting

2 February 2021

Parenting: Seven ways to keep your toddler grounded

While it may seem all too soon to encourage your little one to be sensible, humble and realistic- this is a gift you can bestow on your child from a ...
31 January 2021

Parenting: How to have a minimalist pregnancy

These words may seem like an odd pairing, but often pregnancy can result in bringing a lot of new and unnecessary things into the home, especially if it’s your first. ...
24 January 2021

Parenting: How to get your toddler to help you with laundry

While this may not seem like the most important thing to teach your child from a young age, it will certainly help to keep your house in order as they ...
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 ...
19 January 2021

Parenting: Seven ways to calm your worries while you're pregnant

If you’ve been pregnant or are currently, you will be familiar with the constant anxiety that comes with carrying a child. The worries are endless- are you eating right? Sleeping ...
18 January 2021

Parenting: How to support your partner in the third trimester of pregnancy

In the third trimester, your partner might be getting a little anxious about the birth so be mindful of this when she reaches the final stage of pregnancy. If you ...
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 ...
10 January 2021

Parenting: Seven must haves in the third trimester of pregnancy

As you enter the final phase of your pregnancy, there are certain things you might like to consider bringing into your life at this point. Some of these will offer ...
8 January 2021

Parenting: How to support your partner during the second trimester of pregnancy

Hopefully the second trimester is a little easier for your partner- she may be less nauseous and tired, however there are still things you can do to make her as ...
7 January 2021

Parenting: Seven ways you can support your partner in the first trimester of pregnancy

The first trimester can be a difficult time for women- whether the pregnancy is planned or not, there is a period of readjustment and acceptance, as well as some of ...
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 ...
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 ...

13 December 2020

Seven ways to prevent your toddler getting overwhelmed by gifts on Christmas Day

The truth is- children enjoy much more productive play with one toy or type of toy than many.  Too much choice means your child won’t engage in any meaningful play ...
9 December 2020

Feeling weary as a new mum? Here are seven ways to combat the tiredness

Being a new mum is exhausting, there is no other word for it and that fatigue can feel overwhelming at times. So if you are struggling to keep alert, here ...
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 ...