Two weeks ago Kateryna was an ‘ordinary’ mum, going to the gym and having coffee with other mothers in her Ukraine home. Now, with her husband and babies, she has fled her home where bombs destroyed nearby apartments and a kindergarten to shelter with family.
All babies are different! How could a ‘one size fits all’ approach to baby sleep possibly work (particularly an approach that advocates separation of mother and baby)? In this insightful episode, Pinky interviews Carly Grubb, Founder and managing director of Australian charity, Little Sparklers, home of The Beyond Sleep Training Project and…
If your toddler (over one year) nurses at night and you are OK with this, go with the adage, ‘if it’s not a problem for us, it’s not a problem’. However, if you are feeling that you would like to stop night feeds or if your toddler is nursing what seems like ‘non-stop’ all night, there are kind ways to night wean, gradually, with love.
Thinking about how to approach weaning your little one off night feeds? Well, Pinky’s main message is ‘Gradually and with love’ :>) In this episode, Pinky reminds us to be empathic and look at it from baby’s side – how do we feel as adults if we wake up distressed, uncomfortable, thirsty, hungry or just really wired from the day’s activities.
Dr Caroline Howarth is a Mum of five and a Paediatric Dentist, she fielded a mouthful of questions from Pinky's Facebook page - everything from wee hours feeds and tooth decay to flossing and frenulums. It’s fascinating to hear the critical role that saliva plays in dental health. Although 'teething' can sometimes be a general explanation for…
Villages aren’t just for bringing up children. Sometimes we need them to help feed the babies too. Today, our Tits Up guest is GP, Dr Marina McPherson and we are discussing Breastfeeding with Insufficient Glandular Tissue.
Our Tits Up guest today is Turia Pitt and we are talking about ‘Hope, Happiness and Mindset’. Ultra marathon runner and coach, bushfire survivor, mining engineer and Mum… inspiring just doesn’t say enough!
Clinical terms for parenting styles can often be misunderstood and loaded with bias. ‘Elimination Communication’ is one of these harsh sounding descriptions that seems to come out of a science lab! It ‘really means’ paying attention to your infant or toddlers verbal and non-verbal cues, and Cindy has lived it and writes about it.