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5 Natural Ways for Dads to Bond With Their New-born

If you’re a dad, it might seem like you’re put aside when it comes to building a relationship with your newborn. For mothers as primary caregivers, bonding comes spontaneously as they were carrying the child for nine full months, gave birth to it...
by First Time Dad on Dec 5, 2016

A personal post – why I’ve been AWOL

So regular readers of Beauty Best Friend will know that […]...
by Beauty Best Friend on Nov 1, 2016

The Pictures Of My Day I’d Never Share On Instagram

It’s hard not to be lured in by the glitz and glamour that social media sites like Instagram and Facebook offer. It’s like your own private collection of soap operas and I, like everyone else find myself immersed in its shiny charms made of up se...
by First Time Dad on Oct 21, 2016

My Nightmare Flight With Our Baby

We were only flying for 3 hours, but my daughter and confined spaces don’t mix. She’s 7 months old and as alert as they get! She’s crawling and already trying to stand and simply will not stay still. On top of that, she’s teething and will no...
by First Time Dad on Oct 21, 2016

Unusually Fun Fall Activities to Try With Your Family

With the fall at our doorsteps, things are slowly turning from sweaty to moderate (climate-wise); and while we absolutely adore summer, fall is the season that hits closer to home, at least when it comes to planning family activities. … More Un...
by First Time Dad on Oct 12, 2016

Importance of Kids’ Bedtime Routine For A Good Sleep & How To Establish It

Sleep is crucial for child development and it ensures healthy brain functioning, good overall health, and balanced emotional well-being, as various studies have proven. It’s very important to establish a bedtime routine your kids will get used to.
by First Time Dad on Sep 10, 2016

30 Things Only People Without Kids Say

My best friend is not one of the most subtle or caring of characters to grace this earth. However I was a pleasantly surprised when he took the time to ask me about how I was finding fatherhood. I reluctantly found myself opening up about how the la...
by First Time Dad on Aug 1, 2016

Wonderful Women Interview with Nutritional Therapist & Co-Founder of Little Green Home, Gwyneth Archer

Gwyneth Archer is a nutritional therapist, model, Mum and co- founder of Little Green Home, an online store selling premium organic, natural and non-toxic products for baby, bump and home. She also blogs at gwynetharcher.com.
by Mummy's Got Style on Jul 25, 2016

Review: Slumberdown’s New Fresh & Healthy Bedding

They might be invisible to human the eye, but if you suffer from allergies then you’ll definitely know all about dust mites. These teeny tiny terrors are the bane of…...
by Mummy's Got Style on Jul 22, 2016

Would You Take Your Baby To A Festival?

One of my lasting memories from my last trip to Glastonbury was seeing a child being pushed through a crowd of ‘inebriated’ festival revellers in a wheelbarrow by his parents. He was pressing his ear defenders so tight to his little head and the...
by First Time Dad on Jul 15, 2016

10 Ways To Raise A Child Without Prejudice

Our daughter is the hybrid of a 2nd generation Pakistani Muslim father and an African born mother, who is half English and half Zimbabwean. As you can imagine, opening a joint bank account was a nightmare!… More 10 Ways To Raise A Child Without...
by First Time Dad on Jul 1, 2016

The Reality Of Being First Time Dad

I may have had better sleep, but I messed up the dream feed and struggled to settle the baby back to sleep. When I finally did get my head on the pillow and tagged Rambo in to look after Rambini, all I could smell was vomit and poo. I have some remin...
by First Time Dad on Jun 11, 2016

A Dad’s Post-Baby Body

The internet is full of articles about mothers and their post-baby weight, and it’s unsurprising really as women do all the hard work during pregnancy and labour. In fact women do all the easy and medium work as well! So, is it a bit selfish of me...
by First Time Dad on Jun 3, 2016

Open Letter To My Sons About Marriage

Obviously I am embarrassing at this point in your life regardless. But I have info for you. Real live info that I think will still be beneficial in the future.… More Open Letter To My Sons About Marriage...
by First Time Dad on May 31, 2016

I won’t allow Yunusa see my grandchild – Ese Oruru’s mum

Ese Oruru’s mother, Mrs. Rose Oruru, has said God forbid that she allows Yunusa Dahiru to see her grandchild, describing him as a bastard and an armed robber. Speaking to Saturday Telegraph on the telephone yesterday, Mrs. Oruru wondered who ga...
by Oh Zina on May 28, 2016

Being Honest: How I Veer Between Wanting to Be An Earth Mother & Beyoncé-Can You Relate?

Now Beyonce could be an 'earth mother' for all I know and what exactly is that anyway I hear you cry. To me it's a wade of days ahead of me filled with fun times with my kids. Which I know all full well never plays out like the movie based-daisy chai...
by Honest Mum on May 25, 2016

Product Review: LapBaby

LapBaby allows you to sit in comfort with your baby, remaining with both hands free, while you carryout everyday seated activities such as eating and working on your laptop. … More Product Review: LapBaby...
by First Time Dad on May 21, 2016

Tittertastic Saturday – Flat Stomach

bethere2day - Tittertastic Saturday - Flat Stomach - A little boy walks into his parents' room to see his mom on top of his dad bouncing up and down. Tittertastic Saturday – Flat Stomach...

The First Hour After Birth

Just after birth I remember thinking how amazing my wife was. I’ve always loved her, but the love I had for her in those few minutes after our daughter was born is hard to explain. I was so proud of her for doing so well and staying so strong throu...
by First Time Dad on May 20, 2016

Almost There…

I can’t believe that I am now 3 weeks away from completing my course! It’s been a really tough year completing a diploma in one year, juggling family life and working 18hrs a week but I did it…. Nearly! I have an exam on Tuesday and...
by daftmamma on May 15, 2016


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