Category: Advice

Taking Care of Your Newborn’s Skin
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Taking Care of Your Newborn’s Skin

Newborn babies have smooth, flawless skin right? Wrong! It can be dry, flaky, sensitive and even discoloured. In this article, we’ll share five tips on how to care for your little one’s skin and keep it protected.   Why do babies’ skin flake? If your little one’s skin is peeling, it’s usually a natural consequence...

Probiotics: The Gut Boosting Bacteria You Need
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Probiotics: The Gut Boosting Bacteria You Need

You’ve heard it everywhere — in magazines, at the grocery store and even on the TV. Probiotics seems to be all the rage these days but they’ve always had great health benefits for us. Read on to find out more about probiotics and how you can start incorporating it into your little one’s diet.  ...

The 8 Secrets to Happier, Healthier Kids This Winter
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The 8 Secrets to Happier, Healthier Kids This Winter

As parents, we’re always looking out for our kids’ happiness and health — especially during the winter time. No one said parenting was easy but here are eight secrets to help get your family through winter unscathed!   1 Fuel them with immune-boosting ingredients Start protecting your little ones from within. The stronger their immune...

Nutrition Becomes Extra Important in Winter — But Why?
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Nutrition Becomes Extra Important in Winter — But Why?

The winter months can prove a nutritional challenge for our little ones but with some planning, you can keep them happy and healthy all winter long. Food plays an understated role in winter but here are some reasons why you need to pay closer attention to what your kids are eating.   It strengthens the...

Winter food inspiration your kids will love
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Winter food inspiration your kids will love

With the mercury dropping fast, we tend to gravitate towards hearty, soul-warming food. Here are some ideas that will not only fill your little one’s belly, but also keep their immunity strong through the winter months.   Soups, stews and casseroles There’s virtually nothing bad to say about soups, stews and casseroles. They are filling...

Top 5 Foods Your Kids Need to Start Eating This Winter
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Top 5 Foods Your Kids Need to Start Eating This Winter

Winter is creeping up on us here in New Zealand — the dark chilly mornings are making it harder to get out of our warm, cosy bed. This time of the year can take a toll on your little one’s immune system, which is why us parents need to counter this by keeping them in...

Let your kids grow healthy going barefoot
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Let your kids grow healthy going barefoot

Summer is fast approaching in the Southern Hemisphere and that means more playtime out in the sunshine! Your little ones can’t wait to kick off their shoes to start crawling, running and jumping around freely. Have you given a thought to letting your child go barefoot?   No Shoes, No Problem! Your baby’s first steps...

7 Tips to Alleviate Your Baby’s Eczema
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7 Tips to Alleviate Your Baby’s Eczema

If your baby has eczema, you’ll notice that their skin is often dry, scaly and red. The itching and soreness can be uncomfortable for your little one so how can you take away their pain and soothe their inflamed skin? Here are our top 7 tips to alleviate your little one’s eczema the natural way....

10 Common Triggers of Baby Eczema
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10 Common Triggers of Baby Eczema

What is eczema? Eczema is the name of a group of conditions that cause the skin to become red, itchy and inflamed. There are two main types, atopic eczema and contact dermatitis. Atopic eczema is caused by problems from within the body. If you have this type of eczema, you are likely to have been...

10 Toxins You’re Applying On Your Baby’s skin
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10 Toxins You’re Applying On Your Baby’s skin

Most people forget that your skin is an organ. In fact, it’s the largest organ in your body! Our skin acts like a sponge, absorbing everything you put on it, even if it’s bad for you. Our skin has the same function at any stage of life. It protects us against illness, absorbs and sheds...