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The Best Brain-Boosting Baby Food

Once your baby starts weaning and consuming more solids, it can be overwhelming trying to plan the menu for someone who can’t even speak. Babies need the right blend of nutrients daily to help them grow and develop properly, which is why planning is important. One of the most crucial things to consider is their

By |June 6th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How To Manage Nausea And Vomiting (Aka Morning Sickness) In Pregnancy

The majority of pregnant women experience morning sickness – nausea and vomiting. It usually affects women in the early stages of pregnancy during the first trimester from around 6 weeks (and up to 12 weeks).

It’s officially known as NVP (nausea and vomiting in pregnancy), although you will more often hear it called morning sickness. This

By |May 30th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Pushy Parents and Competitive Moms. Are YOU One Of These?

There is a fine line between being a supportive parent and a pushy parent. Are you guilty of crossing this line? Most of us probably are at some point during our parenting journey. Here at Easy Mom and Baby we’re feeling a bit uncomfortable as we can recognize ourselves in much of what follows.

If you

By |May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

6 Ideas For Healthy Kids’ Party Food (That They Will Love)

Planning food for a kid’s party doesn’t mean you have to go shopping for a mountain of wieners, potato chips and sugary junk.

We prefer real, natural food, especially for our kids. So we thought we’d share some of our favorite ways to make healthy party snacks.

They’re easy to make too!

Fruit Kebabs – just slice

By |May 16th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Which Essential Oils Can You Use In Pregnancy And Childbirth?

Essential oils are highly concentrated plant extracts which can be helpful to aid relaxation and reduce anxiety during both pregnancy and childbirth, provided you are generally healthy.

If you’re interested in using essential oils, it’s sensible to check with your midwife first, particularly if you have diabetes or high (or low) blood pressure or any other

By |May 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Wrapped in Swaddling Clothes Bamboo Style

The background to swaddling your baby
When you have a newborn baby, you are likely to be bombarded with advice. Do this, don’t do this! Do that, don’t do that! There are definitely trends in baby care – what your mother did with you, may not be what you choose to do with your baby.

One technique

By |May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

7 Top Toys for Playing Outside

We hear a lot about how important it is for children to get into the fresh air and play outside. But does that really mean you need to fill your back yard up with loads of plastic outdoor toys?

We prefer a more natural and simple approach to playing, and one that will inspire your children

By |April 25th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

What Is Gentle Parenting?

It can be easy to feel totally overwhelmed by the amount of conflicting advice you can get as a new parent. There are so many books and website forums recommending different approaches and you find people give you completely different opinions on the ‘right’ way to raise your child.

Every parent-child relationship is different and it

By |April 18th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Making Baby Food At Home Is Easier Than You Think

There is an enormous market for pre-prepared baby food. The convenience and availability of baby food pouches is very tempting but we believe in keeping your baby’s food as natural as possible.

Remember that commercially produced baby food can contain high amounts of salt and sugar, so be really vigilant with checking the labels if you

By |April 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

How To Spot The Signs Of Postnatal Depression

Having a baby is a time of immense change in your life. Being pregnant, preparing to be a parent and actually becoming a parent are new and unknown. It’s a time that can be very stressful and difficult to navigate.

When you become a new parent it can be hard to talk openly about having negative

By |April 4th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments