Before children, most of us have a nicely curated circle of friends with very solid backstories: we met them at school, university, work, play. But when our children come along, new people come into our lives and that little circle turns into more of a tribe. And thank goodness, because we can’t do this parenting […]
For a little person who’s best friends are typically called ‘Snuggly’ or ‘Broom Broom’, the first experience at a new daycare centre can be a mix of bewilderment, fear and uncertainty. This behaviour is often interpreted as ‘shyness’, a word that unfortunately carries somewhat negative connotations.
Blame it on baby brain. Or the lack of adult conversation since having kids. Or the sleep deprivation. Whatever the case, we’ve all put our foot in our mouth before and said something to someone without kids that we have probably regretted. And here are the ones that childless couples agree are the absolute worst.
Making mummy friends is not easy. Preparing to impress them by hosting the mother of all playdates at your place is even harder. But it can also be a fun way to spend the morning and provide both you and bub with some social stimulation. So here is our go-to-guide on how to get it […]