“Last night, having a meal at 7 in a nice pub and a parent got their child to use the potty by their table,” she wrote on the forum. “Why not take the potty to the toilet and put the child there, they are learning to use the toilet, so parents should do that.
The moment your toddler has PM (that’s Public Meltdown) so epic you’re forced, or sometimes even asked to vacate the building. The presenter who now lives in France with her rugby player husband, Richie Myler, had initially shared a sweet snap of her little one walking into his new playgroup, admitting she was nervous about his first day.
Remember how upset the Internet was last year when parents cracked open their kids’ sippee cups to find them riddled with mould? Well prepare for mould gate part two because turns out your baby’s favourite teething toy might not be quite so hygienic either.
Whether it’s ever ok to discipline someone else’s child is one of the thorniest parenting topics around. So it’s no surprise that the debate has been reignited once again online by a mum seeking advice from other parents.
Scientists conducted experiments in which children aged around two were taught new words while hearing soft or loud background noise. Further tests, which were reported in the journal, Child Development, revealed that the toddlers were better at grasping the meaning of words that had earlier been learned in a quieter environment. This suggests that experience with the sounds of the words without distracting background noise subsequently helps children map those sounds to meaning.
With tears streaming down her cheeks, Mallory Bourn winced in pain as she struggled to get her newborn to latch onto her breast. Fast forward 14-months and Mallory has now become a breastfeeding advocate who wants to spread the empowering message that it’s not just ‘weirdos’ who believe breast is best beyond the first few months. Originally only intending to breastfeed her daughter, Blythe, for three to six months, the 24-year-old now claims to be ‘addicted’ and even though her tot is now 14-months Mallory has no intentions of stopping just yet.
A beautiful two-year-old girl with Down’s syndrome is well on her way to become a top child model – and it’s easy to see why. Connie-Rose Seabourne, from Morley, has been snapped up by a casting agency after they were bowled over by her “cheeky smile”. The 23-month-old has always been complimented on her lovely smile, prompting her mum Julie Britton to contact some modeling agencies to see if Connie-Rose has got what it takes – and she most certainly does.
The Australian mum has found a way to make sure her son, Jacob, finishes every meal – while giving herself an ongoing mini project, too. Mrs Mohmedi quite literally plays with her son’s food and arranges it into all of his favourite characters – in just 20 to 35 minutes. She then documents each of her efforts on her Instagram account, Jacobs Food Diaries.