It’s raining, it’s pouring…. Your child won’t wear their raincoat…. Hmmm

There is nothing cuter than your child running around jumping in puddles and acting like an excited adventurer in winter, but when you have a toddler, dressing them becomes quite a battle. Not sure when they decide to like certain tops and hate others???
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Nappy Rash Disasters of Note!!!

We have been quite lucky with using normal & general bum creams for our little boy without any nappy rash issues. Until recently…. I am not even sure what happened to cause the nappy rash, though I am quite convinced that the nappies we used (note, past tense) for him caused it.
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Dads feeling left out? Mom’s do you think our “baby daddies” feel that it’s all about us & not about them?

I was chatting to my husband, thinking about what interesting blogs I could write, what I could share with other moms. I was thinking more along the lines of baby food or a great find… and my husband said “but, why is it always from the mom’s point of view and not the dad’s?
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Kidnapping in South Africa is on the rise, what can you do to protect your little one?

You go out the shops, put your baby in the pram, trolley or even let them walk next to you… You turn to the shelf to get a packet of sugar, turn around and your most precious bundle is gone… Even writing this gives me chills!
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Making your own baby food – Easy, Quick, Cheap & Super Yum!

Having a toddler and working from home, I decided to be a super-mom and make all our baby food – organic fruit & veg, free-range meats, healthy carbs….
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The ultimate nappy bag, do you have it? What is it?

The one thing that bothered me when I fell pregnant was the nappy bags. I mean, I would be trading in my designer handbag for a bag to hold nappies, snacks, clothes, wipes and who knows what else!
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Babalove to offer baby, toddler & mom product gift subscriptions & boxes? Or not?

One of the ideas a client came to us, asking us to do – is monthly/bi-monthly subscribe boxes for babies & mommies. There are already quite a few companies out there that do this & we have even subscribed to one for our son… However, we are in 2 minds about this & would love to know what you think?
 
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“Creating” a clever baby through…. books!

It’s fun spending time and playing with your baby, but one must also ensure that you spend enough time stimulating them intellectually… the best way to do this (we think) is with our collection of baby & toddler books.
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To inject your child with the flu or risk catching the virus….

This is such an important topic – and can be quite a controversial one. My son & I actually had the flu already this year & it was HORRIBLE! I am so glad that my husband didn’t get it – imagine ‘man flu’, sick toddler & me having to do everything…. Eeek!
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The Royal Princess is Born & Kate Looks FREAKING amazing, how did she do it?

Yes, it’s a girl! The #royalprincess was born this weekend & we at Babalove are thrilled for the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge on the arrival of their GORGEOUS little girl! Seeing that peaceful little girl has made quite a few of us broody in the office, oh dear….
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