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The Importance of Finding Your Tribe

Business editorial – The Nurtury – www.thenurtury.com.au It’s an all too common scenario on the Central Coast. New parents are inundated with family and friends visiting for the first 2–3 weeks after the birth. Their ‘great sleeper’ of a newborn is passed around, and people even bring food! Then Dad goes back to work. The steady stream of visitors dwindles …

The baby bubble

by Leanna McNeil Sometimes it takes more effort to tie up a loose end than to let it flap in the wind. If I had to choose a motto for my current life experience as a parent, that would be it. I find myself constantly holding multiple loops open in my head every day…the laundry I want to put away, …

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Helpful comments – not always so helpful

by Maryanne Sayers A Happy New Year to you all, and I hope you were able to take some time out and exhale from your busy lifestyles and spend some much-needed quality time with family, friends and loved ones. I hope 2016 brings you all that you wish for…and for many families with babies and young children – top of …

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Birth choices – your choice

by Janet Rourke I could not agree more with the words of January Harshe: “I do not care what kind of birth you have…a home birth, scheduled caesarean, epidural hospital birth, or if you birth alone in the woods next to baby deer.  I care that you had options, that you were supported in your choices and that you were …

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Common questions relating to sleep

by Maryanne Sayers I wanted to share some common questions that parents ask in relation to their baby or toddler’s sleep issues, and my responses to these. If we move our toddler into a big bed, will this solve the sleep issues? Moving a young toddler into a big bed simply transfers the sleep issues from a contained cot environment …