• 11 winter skincare tips for babies with eczema 

    Babies can be more prone to nasty breakouts of eczema during the winter months. Keeping eczema under control can be difficult and stressful at the best of times, but as winter hits you have new challenges you come up against.  Not only can winter clothing cause eczema to flare-up at this time of year, but

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  • 11 ways to treat chicken pox

    Do you think your child has chicken pox? Are you looking for ways to stop them from scratching and help them sleep through the night? Although you might feel powerless, there are actually quite a few things you can do and remedies, including natural ones, that can help. Both of my kids have come down

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  • How to help a teething baby

    A teething baby can be a heartbreaking thing to witness. The grumbling, the pain and the endless gnawing on their little chubby fists. As parents you’re desperate to help and it totally stresses you out at the same time. It’s frustrating that nothing you do seems to help and how this can go on for

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  • The trials of teething

    Just when you thought parenting a baby couldn’t get any more “fun”, along comes teething. There’s a reason why so many jokes and memes are created about babies and sleep in the first year. It’s because if we didn’t laugh we would cry. A lot. When teething strikes you know about it. The signs are

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  • How to treat baby’s cradle cap

    Cradle cap is nothing to panic about, but it isn’t pleasant and as parents we just want it to go away. It drove me crazy trying to get rid of my daughter’s cradle cap. At its worst it covered her head with big, chunky yellow flakes. The cradle cap extended down her forehead to near

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  • How to survive family outbreaks of cold and flu

    What’s worse than feeling poorly? Feeling poorly when you have kids who are also ill. It’s nothing too serious but when a cold or flu bug takes hold of your home you wish everyone could just look after themselves. Unfortunately small kids need you even more when they’re poorly. And chances are, if your child

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  • Treating baby eczema

    Witnessing a baby scratching frantically at already red and raw skin is awful. As a parent eczema makes you feel completely powerless, like you’re doing something wrong. I’ve been so frustrated these last eight months as the bottles of cream on the shelf of the nursery have steadily increased but none have made an impact.

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