Tricks of the Parenting Trade!

Monday has got you frazzled and in a panic about the week ahead and the million things only you can take care of otherwise the household falls apart.


Well, fear not, we are here to take one load off your shoulders with great tricks of the parenting trade!


1. Help! My baby is teething!


Here are the tell-tell signs:


Drool, irritability and sore or tender gums.


The remedy?


The following will help soothe the discomfort.


Use a clean finger to rub the gums, teething rings, over-the-counter remedies and then make sure to keeep it cool and dry the drool!




2. Baby’s first trip.


Whether you are driving or cruising through the clouds with the little one, ensure you start your planning by putting pen to paper and making a check list with all the necessities. Pack well in advance and be sure to double check your list… at least twice, especially if you have more than one little jetsetter. Lastly, ensure your child is comfortable and slip them into a pair of jogging pants or a cool onesie!





3. Off to School.


Their first day at school is never an easy ordeal for any parent although it forms part of memories that will be treasured forever and forms part of a collection of stories that will always be relevant in yours and your child’s life as you grow together. Send your little one off in style!



4. Outing with dad


Nothing is cuter than dad putting in the hours of quality time with his child! these are the moments little girls treasure and boys feel proud of when long-lasting bonds will be formed… Dad’s be warned, the gorgeous smiles and wide eyes of your children will have you wrapped around their little fingers!




5. Sleepless Nights.


Those nights when your little one decides to put you to the test against sleep… You pace the passage wishing and hoping with the last bit of energy left in you that the crying will stop, yet nothing seems to work… Among the many causes of the unrest, if you are unsure about why your baby won’t stop crying and go to sleep, the first step is to stay calm. Less stress helps your baby and less stress allows you to think clearer and faster so you can get to the bottom of the problem and back to the business of sleeping. Stay strong…




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