What is skip counting? Skip counting is counting by the same number, other than 1. You can start counting at any number and then add the same number to get to the next number. Skip counting by 2 when you starting at 0 looks like this…..0,2,4,6,8,10……. all it is is adding the same number over and over. Benefits? Learning to skip count help kids count … Continue reading Play Time: Skip Counting
Last week we looked at the benefits of breastfeeding, but how easy is it to breastfeed? It’s supposed to be easy and natural, and for many new moms this is indeed the case, but just as many find it quite hard to get going. While a healthy newborn naturally has active sucking and rooting responses. For the infant this means they can start feeding immediately … Continue reading How Easy is it to Breastfeed?
The benefits of proper breathing techniques, not just for pregnancy, but also during labour. Continue reading Breathing During Pregnancy
The saying goes… “A mother’s job is never done” … words so true. I salute you, moms, for all that you do! Yet please (yes I am begging) if there is one thing you can do for yourself and even more importantly for the ones you love, then it’s this… “take care of yourself!” Any good working machine needs a recharge to run optimally mother! … Continue reading Take Care of Yourself Mommy
During pregnancy, the flow of blood from your heart to your toes needs not only to feed your own body, but also needs to supply all the good stuff to your growing baby. For this reason, you may experience circulation problems as your body now tries to navigate the new road map inside of you. A disruption in normal circulation can result in edema, dizziness, … Continue reading Why Circulation Is Important During Pregnancy
The changes to your body during pregnancy can be daunting, but some common ailments can be prevented by being aware and consciously taking care of the body parts that move you around all day- the feet. Let’s explore how to maintain happy feet during pregnancy. Over the 40 weeks of pregnancy as our bellies lovingly grow, and we lose sight of our feet, foot neglect … Continue reading Happy Feet During Pregnancy
Do you as a parent or as a child carer need some ‘you’ time during these extra long winter holidays? Or you just want a relaxing bath with an affordable facial mask. Try one of these homemade recipes which each help your skin in their own way. Continue reading Homemade ‘2 ingredient’ facials to De-stress this winter