Clinical Psychologist Dr. Holly Symons shares her tools to help you and your children reframe from negative self-talk.
Nadim Saad, parenting coach and founder of The Happy Confident Company joins the show to share valuable insights and expert tips on raising self-assured, More
By questioning the idea that we need wine to be good mums, we can find healthier ways to navigate motherhood.
Are children born with empathy? Can we teach them? We discuss the science behind empathy, when children start to show empathy and why it’s so important to demonstrate empathetic behaviours to our kids.
The collection includes fiction books, self-help books, journals, and flashcards to help children of all ages navigate emotions, build resilience, and develop coping skills.
Is it possible to be a perfect parent? Mumologist Dr Emma Svanberg reveals how our own childhoods dictate our parenting styles.
Managing director and lead therapist of Headstuff ADHD Therapy Sarah Templeton joins the show to discuss ADHD in young children.
ADHD coach Leanne Maskell on how to help your child get off to the best start by using an ADHD-lens of parenting.
Here’s our collection of the best podcasts for mums, dads and parents in general that you need to download this year.
t is important as parents and caregivers that we can recognise these more subtle forms of bullying such as excessive “bantering” or “special friending”, as these behaviours may go unchecked and unrecognised for long enough that the victim internalises shame as a result of them.
When menopause hits, estrogen levels decrease, which can have an impact on your sexual function as it can lower desire and make it harder for you to become aroused.
Here are five quick tips to help you summon up your best parenting skills after a long day at work:
For those that are unsure of what the right thing is to say, a simple text that reads ‘I’m thinking of you’ can be of great comfort. It is better to say something than to say nothing.
Influencer Cat Sims AKA Not So Smug Now talkS about her brand new book, The First Time You Smiled, common misconceptions about parenting and getting sober.
In this podcast episode, we discuss Instagram’s new supervision tools and how we can make better use of our time.
If you’re struggling with a runny nose, itchy eyes, congestion and sneezing, check out this round-up of 14 great home remedies worth trying. Good luck!
It’s never easy to juggle a full-time job with your family, especially as a mother. Continue reading to learn how you can find a balance between your work and motherhood responsibilities
As a therapist to mothers, and a mother of three myself, I have become so aware of how, over the past few years, our More
My Baba’s Editor Ellie Thompson welcomes Guilty Mother blogger and tech entrepreneur Jo Wimble-Groves to the show to discuss mum-guilt and how best to More
It’s Children’s Mental Health Week, and Learning Resources offer up six simple ways to help look after your child’s mental health.
When it comes to your supporting your child’s mental health, communication is always key.
To commemorate Children’s Mental Health Week My Baba’s Editor Ellie Thompson welcomes shyness expert Nadia Finer to the show to talk about shy children.
Here’s everything you need to know about postpartum anxiety, according to Bupa’s Clinical Lead for Mental Health, Glenys Jackson.
From online wills and life insurance to appointing a guardian, My Baba outlines how to plan for your children’s future, in case the worst happens.
It’s important that in cases of miscarriage we do not forget to look at how men are emotionally impacted by this loss and to offer them the support they too, need.
Personal trainer and Crossfit Coach Carly Rowena stops by to share her advice on how to promote a positive body image to your children. More
Are you a new mum returning to work after maternity leave? Each person will feel differently about returning to work after having a baby. More
How to have more meaningful conversations with your kids, that also build key skills like creativity, critical thinking and communication.
Leonora interviews Cosmic Kids star Jaime Amor in this latest episode of Parental Control.
Is breathwork only for adults? Of course not! Regular breathwork leads to positive results for kids of all ages and aids physical, mental and emotional development.
My Baba’s Editor Ellie Thompson welcomes life coach and boundary expert Michelle Elman to the show to talk about making friends at the school gate.
Leonora welcomes Fast Change therapist James Hymers to the podcast to talk about everything from anxiety and stress to mental health and letting go of old fears and traumas.
Do you know how to check for what’s normal, and what’s not? The stats show that 1 in 3000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during pregnancy alone.
Motherkind’s Zoe Blaskey joins Leo in this latest episode of My Baba’s podcast Parental Control to talk about motherhood and identity.
It’s really important to recognise these warning signs so you can prevent burnout. Burnout is very serious and takes a long time to recover from – you don’t want to reach the point of burnout, prevention is key.
What’s the difference between the Baby Blues and postnatal depression? What makes somebody more vulnerable, and what can I do to manage PND?
You might be worried that your child can’t remember every rule or routine, or that friendships haven’t come as easily as you hoped.
If you are wondering how you can help your child cope with grief, Winston’s Wish is our recommended go-to resource.
How we speak to ourselves – it matters. We welcome psychotherapist Emmy Brunner to the show to discuss how we can reevaluate the way we talk and treat ourselves and teach our children about self care.
Here are ten books recommended by Toppsta, the UK’s leading children’s book review site, to help boost children’s confidence.
Top tips for parents on managing their own emotions and as a result their triggers to their children’s blow-ups, meltdown and toddler tantrums.
Although damage to the skin from the sun cannot be reversed, you can take steps to prevent yourself from further damage.
Relationship expert and psychotherapist Neil Wilkie is on hand with some advice to help everybody keep their cool in the summer heat.
Today sees the launch of the Ladybird Books photo series Love Unfiltered, to celebrate love and families of all kinds.
Dr. John Wilson works with groups and individuals and trains other bereavement counsellors.
Ten ideas of how to get some social/emotional learning into your everyday routine
By now your children would have heard about the coronavirus. Here are some general tips from Dr Dawn Harper on how to support your child during this testing time.
We enlist the expertise of leading black female barrister Paula Rhone-Adrien for advice and help with domestic abuse.
Free, regular Covid-19 rapid testing for adults over 18 will come into effect on Friday 9th April 2021. Here’s everything you need to know.
The reality is that parenting is a really difficult and complex job, and whether you realise it or not, loads of people are faking it; some really well.
What is it you need? What support have you got? How is your mental health? Have you had trauma in your life? Are you really ok?
There are many steps that you can take during and after pregnancy that will boost your physical and mental health. Prenatal and postnatal exercise tips by Elizabeth Frost, from Mama Baba Fit.
What is long Covid and when will I recover? What are the symptoms of long Covid and what can I do to get better?
Dr Megan Jones Bell, Chief Science Officer at Headspace has shared some of her top tips on mindful activities that parents can do with children during lockdown to help them stay calm, occupied and entertained.
Psychotherapist Julia Samuels MBE shares her views on the impact the coronavirus pandemic might have on our children and our families, and how to move forward through the crisis.
Whilst it is normal for children to feel worried or anxious from time-to-time, it’s important to acknowledge when this anxiety impacts their behaviour and becomes more of a serious issue.
Internet Matters ambassador Dr Linda Papadopoulos gives her expert tips on how to ensure kids are getting their emotional five-a-day and how to reflect on 2020 to give kids a sense of control for 2021.
The first thing to do with this guilt is to name what you feel guilty about. Maybe find someone to talk it over with who hasn’t got an axe to grind
Have you ever cried in front of a small child or toddler? It is entirely natural for them to immediately respond by feeling sad themselves.
Here are a few tips to help your brain go from reactive to responsive mindset and by definition boost your resilience to tackle obstacles that come your way with higher levels of creativity.
What happens when an irrational fear of death begins to seep into our thoughts and takes over?
Dr. Rana Al-Falaki shares simple tips on how to regain your confidence after having children.
The key to managing this tricky time of day is to identify YOUR wine o’clock: when it is, what’s happening and how you are feeling.
To help guide parents through this time of uncertainty, sleep expert Colin Espie has provided his NHS-approved Top 5 Principles for improving you and your child’s sleep during the Coronavirus outbreak.
It’s really only recently scientific studies have begun to discuss the various health advantages of a weighted blanket for everyday use – and we’re excited to tell you more!
By the time your head hits the pillow, the exhaustion from a full day of parenting is usually enough to send you off to dreamland. But what happens when your child wakes you up in the middle of the night and you cannot get back to sleep?
We enlist the help of Amy Forbes-Robertson from It Happens Education for advice on how to broach this topic, and the detail we should be looking to include.
Dietitian and cordon bleu chef Jane Clarke shares her advice on how to keep healthy during the coronavirus outbreak in our most recent episode of Parental Control, My Baba’s new podcast.
Video tips by Naturedoc’s Lucinda Miller on how to boost your immunity to stay healthy during the pandemic, and important advice on what to do if you catch coronavirus.
Families who have children with special educational needs are used to adversity and rising above significant challenges. Here are my suggestions to help cut through the noise of panic many are feeling.
Nutritionist Jane Clarke stops by to chat to us about keeping healthy and what to eat and drink during the coronavirus pandemic.
What effect is all this worry going to have on our kids? How should we be speaking to them? Plus top tips for homeschooling as a family.
Use privacy settings at the highest level, teach your children only to communicate with those they know in real life, don’t shy away from the difficult conversations about online risks, and make sure you stay engaged and have open conversations about what they do when they are online.
Rumours and misinformation have been circulating to such an extent that social media platforms have taken a stand to direct people towards reliable information rather than facilitate click-bait links to scaremongering fake articles.
Piccolo’s new support network, Family Club will provide members with monthly expert emails, hundreds of recipes and coupons towards Piccolo products. There are also 5,000 goodie bags available for the first parents to sign up!
We want to introduce you to the breakthrough treatment that works to tone and restore pelvic floor muscles. What’s more, it’s a non-surgical and non-invasive treatment which, let’s face it, sounds good, no? We think so.
Vitamin D is something we absorb when our skin is exposed to sunlight but during the winter months, most of us aren’t getting enough of it.
Remember, as a mum, taking five minutes to focus on some self-care can make sure a massive difference and self-care is not just getting your nails done, it can be anything that you consider an act of love towards yourself.
We’ve come up with a collection of the best children’s books to help you talk openly and gently about death with your child.
A relatively new form of Imposter Syndrome is the rise of perfectly good mums and dads who feel that they are secretly bad parents. Parents who never feel they are good enough, despite the obvious testaments to their efforts.
Research shows that children feel more secure when the family unit around them is stable and loving – and parents are better able to maintain that stability and love when they are receiving it themselves.
Well, I’d love to start off by saying that we can do better than survive the first year and can totally thrive in the first year of motherhood if you follow these top ten.
Mum and founder of Lobella Loves Jo Love talks about her battle with postnatal depression and advises how those suffering can move forward with their lives.
Being a parent is hard work so anything you can do to make your life a little easier must be a good idea.
Once your child is born, relaxation and time to yourself becomes a luxury. Here are five ways to make the most of your baby’s nap time.
I recently returned to work, as a creative in an ad agency, after taking 10 months maternity leave for my second son. I’m fortunate More
Keep things in perspective and prioritise – it can feel overwhelming when we are juggling so much, but taking a pause and putting the different aspects your life in order or priority can help in taking the pressure off.
Navigating pregnancy and parenting is a minefield at best. Yes, there’s always Google to give you a quick answer to whatever it is you’re going through, but can you always trust the information you read online (unless you’re on My Baba of course!)?
What would be your (honest) answer to the question “how long could you live off your savings/partners earnings if you no longer had an income?”
Here’s my latest pick of products, gifts and essentials for mamas or mamas-to-be. From the latest breast pumps, new bags, coolest clothing and ready made meals to a Vax that works wonders on puke – (yep, you read right!) you’ll find the necessities, some little luxuries the bizarre and the beautiful all right here!
Entrepreneurs are notorious for putting their business first whilst forgetting about their personal financial goals and the bigger picture. What happens to them if they cant work due to illness – is there an income protection policy in place? What about when they come to retire?
Motherhood these days is, let’s face it, a juggling act. Multi-tasking – a must! Most of us have probably had days where we feel completely overwhelmed. But how good are we at noticing when this is happening and taking preventative measures to stop it becoming too much?
An article by Leadership and Parenting Coach, Nina Farr on lone parent life hacks and the secrets to single parent success
A recent study, showed that working mums and stay at home mums experience the same amount of guilt. This isn’t about whether we work or don’t work. It seems we’re living in a guilt epidemic – a survey I completed last year revealed 80% mums feel some level of guilt every day.
I stopped complaining. I watched my language. If something negative slipped out, I would reframe it to find a positive or a ‘challenge’ rather than a struggle. I never expected what would happen next. I did this because I was desperate, and was willing to give it a go.
Founder of Motherkind Zoe Blaskey’s top ten tips on mindfulness; how to enjoy the benefits of feeling more calm, less anxious and guilty.
Aquatots have been swimming babies in the South East for over 20 years, and are proud to be one of the companies that can provide mums with a healthy work/mum balance. Aquatots teacher Laura explains first hand why she became a swimming teacher and exactly what that involved.
If you’re thinking about starting a small business, try reaching out to the mum community around you for a wealth of inspiration and talent.
Fancying a career change when you start working again? Some mums will return to the same job, but it’s a great excuse to do something different too!
Hiring childcare is something that every parent needs to take very seriously before they sign on the dotted line. This is somebody you’re entrusting More
Mental Health Awareness Week is all about talking about your mental health and the MumHood crew will be doing just that at their ‘Staying More
After you have given birth, it can feel like a minefield trying to work out what kind of exercise you can and can’t do. More