Parenting should come Naturally

www.naturalparenting.com.au provides you with new and informative articles about anything and everything related to making informed and sustainable parenting choices. We have extensive libraries covering your journey from preconception to adolescents and include topics such as breast feeding, sleep, birth, discipline, schooling and health.

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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

What Babies Want – and interview with Debby Takikawa

An interview with the writer, director and producer of the award winning documentary, What Babies Want, featuring Noah Wyle from the successful TV show ER as narrator. The film makes a social statement about the importance of early development in children

Birthing at Home – Homebirths

Birthing at Home By Phillip Thomson "Many more women want homebirths than are ever able to get them because massive obstacles are put in their way. They're made to feel guilty, as if it's a self indulgence that can harm their babies.&quot

Should I Write a Birth Plan?

Why should I write up a Birth Plan, you may ask. Why should you? Why shouldn't you write up a Birth Plan. Even if you don't use it, writing up your Birth Plan helps you to plan your birth, helps to set it out in your mind. You can write severa

A Step Mother’s Tale

When asked what I would like to be when I grew up, I can’t say I actually aspired to being a divorcée, however glamorous it sounded, or, for that matter, a wicked stepmother. I don’t know about you, but it’s not exactly every girl’s childhood fantasy, and