raising a spirited child - blocks
by Doctor Mummy | 20:00

How to choose a nursery – perks, pitfalls and which one to choose!

We are in the middle of Baby J’s settling in period at nursery. I feel quite emotional about him starting nursery. He’s eleven months old and still seems so little.   It’s been a

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getting angry with baby - tear
by Doctor Mummy | 20:00

Getting angry with a baby – when it all gets too much

Last week was a really tough week. My 11-month-old, J, had a cold and cough and the nights were terrible. It was really, really hard. Tonight’s article is a bit different than usual. To

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how to wean from breastfeeding
by Doctor Mummy | 19:00

How to wean from breastfeeding – tips and tricks to help your baby make the change!

Disclaimer: This article is intended for educational purposes and is not intended as medical advice, nor should it be considered as such.  If you have any concerns about your or your baby’s health then

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by Doctor Mummy | 19:00

The Snoo baby bed – What’s all the fuss about?

I was recently approached and offered the opportunity to affiliate with happiestbaby.com, who make the Snoo baby bed.  I hadn’t heard of the Snoo before this, so I decided to look in to it

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what makes a bad parent - despair
by Doctor Mummy | 19:10

What makes a bad parent – am I a bad mother?

In medicine, we sometimes talk about ‘imposter syndrome‘ – where a doctor (or other professional!) doubts his or her accomplishments, feels insecure and feels like she is just pretending to be accomplished at her

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hand, foot and mouth disease in babies - leg rash
by Doctor Mummy | 20:00

Hand, foot and mouth disease: symptoms, treatment, pregnancy and what to do when your baby has it!

Disclaimer: This article is intended for educational purposes only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be treated as such. If you are concerned about your child’s health then consult a

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parenting a stubborn child - crown
by Doctor Mummy | 19:00

Parenting a stubborn child – how to get their cooperation and why you might not always want to!

‘Why don’t you just make her?’  This is a phrase I quite often hear from people when it comes to my daughter, L.  If she doesn’t want to wear a coat, or she doesn’t

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the best Christmas toys for toddlers - playmobil
by Doctor Mummy | 19:39

Christmas gifts for toddlers – 5 presents that will stand the test of time!

It isn’t easy to buy Christmas gifts for toddlers. Last year my daughter, L, asked for ‘a pink balloon’. That was a fairly easy request to fulfill. This year her list has been a

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anger management for toddlers - shouting child
by Doctor Mummy | 08:46

Anger management techniques for children – how to put your kids back in control of their temper!

It’s not easy when your kid loses the plot and the younger the child, the harder it is to control. I’ve written before about the importance of teaching your child empathy and to recognise

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by Doctor Mummy | 08:46

Parenting tips for toddlers – how positive parenting skills can change your life!

I am immensely proud of my 3 year old daughter, L. She is smart and funny and resourceful. She is also stubborn, opinionated and spirited. When she makes up her mind it is near

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