Parenting should come Naturally

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We’re About The Little People…

The early days of parenting a new baby can be a very challenging and confusing time. We can often feel overwhelmed and unsure as life as we knew it has suddenly and dramatically changed.

Pregnancy is the beginning of one of life’s most wondrous journeys. As we watch our bodies change shape and experience the magic of growing new life, we can be confronted by a myriad of choices and decisions.

Parents of all types, blends and flavours are welcome here, with advice and support whatever your parenting journey.

Feeding your children in a world where we are subjected to an onslaught of misinformation about food can be overwhelming. We keep it simple with some creative healthy food ideas.

Kiddies Corner

Minestrone Soup

Winter is season to start stocking the digestive fire and soup is the perfect answer. One of my familys favourite is this easy 5 step minestrone. Minestrone comes from the word minestre - which means soup and -onemeaning big. And it is - a big, hearty sou

Sacred Passage – Woman in labour

“The profound mystery and spirituality of birth can never be understood with the mind; they are known through the heart.” Pam England and Rob Horowitz I will never forget the first time I heard a woman in labour. I was 37 weeks pregnant and si

Making Waves – Consumers vs The Hospital

Making Waves – Consumers vs The Hospital By Jodie Miller Warm water – the cheapest, safest, most effective natural therapy in existence – has become this years leading consumer debate at the Royal Brisbane and Womens Hospital. With the c

A Herbal Approach to Low Milk Supply

Low milk supply is associated with poor weight gain in babies and can be distressing for mothers. After latching or attachment difficulties and nipple damage, it is the third most common complaint of nursing mothers. There are many reasons why milk supply

My Baby Wakes Up Too Often

My baby is 9-months-old and she wakes to breastfeed every hour or so. She wakes up and cries, tosses, or just latches on. Our baby sleeps with us in our family bed. She has one nap during the day. I put her to sleep around 8pm and by 9pm she wakes up cryi