Tue, 10 June 2014
Nat & Jacqui are back in the studio, sharing their individual stories around deciding
to have (or have not) a third child. They cover things to consider including: time,
money, career plans, lifestyle plans, gut feelings and more.
41 Parenting Twins, Having Another Baby
87: Birth Control after baby
Mon, 26 May 2014
Sometimes as a parent life seems to throw a bit too much at us. Nat talks to friend and fellow mum in business, Maxine Shea about eczema, renovations & illness. Feeling overwhelmed & coming out the other side.
Tue, 25 February 2014
Ever wonder how to become a blogger? In this episode Nat talks with blogger newbie Sarah Wilson about her blog ‘Lattes laced with Grace’.
Why blog, how to start and a reading from one of her most popular blogs: "Singleness on Valentine’s Day”.
Sat, 15 February 2014
Nat & Jacqui are in the studio talking about ‘baby showers’.
They discuss: Do you or don’t you? Gifts, Games, Catering and the Dad.
Episode 25: Birthday party etiquette
Episode 57: Do’s & Don’ts for visiting a friend with a newborn baby
Mon, 3 February 2014
Nat & Jacqui candidly chat about 5 areas to consider when getting your child ready to go back to school after the summer holidays!
Mental prep, Physical prep, Routine & Responsibility, First day and after school activities.
Mon, 17 June 2013
It's a contentious subject! Nat & Jacqui chat about the signs, symptoms and implications of sending kids or keeping them home.
Related blog: http://www.ifonlytheytoldme.com/62
Direct download: 62_Can_your_child_attend_school_when_theyre_sick.mp3
Category:Parenting -- posted at: 9:15pm +12
Sun, 9 June 2013
If Only They'd Told Me is excited to welcome 'baby whisperer' Dorothy Waide back into the studio.
Today she talks to Nat about Toddlers: When to drop the nap, transitioning from a cot to a bed and when should you swap from a bottle to a sippy cup?
Dorothy Waide has decades of experience as a Karitane Nurse and baby whisperer. When she's not travelling around NZ to Oh Baby! coffee catch ups with mums and babies, she is giving guidance and support to families in person as well as via Skype and over the phone. Nat says,
For more, check out: http://www.babyhelp.co.nz
Related blogs & Podcasts:
Sleeping tips with Dorothy Waide: http://www.ifonlytheytoldme.com/baby-whisperer-dorothy-waide
Direct download: 61_Bottles_Big_Beds_and_Dropping_the_Nap_with_Dorothy_Waide.mp3
Category:Parenting -- posted at: 8:28pm +12
Tue, 4 June 2013
This week Nat and Jacqui share their 'top tips' for having a fabulous first year with baby. From the preggie and maternity stage through to newborn and baby stage, tips include things like: Taking a year off, letting go of 'supermum', cherishing the moments and keeping things positive with the grandparents.
What are your top tips?
Related blogs and podcasts:
For our full list check out skinny scoop: http://www.skinnyscoop.com/list/ncutlerwelsh/tips-for-having-a-fab-first-year-with-baby
Fri, 12 April 2013
Personalities: Managing Different Family Dynamics
Sue is passionate about how understanding personality types can help us to thrive as parents and partners.
Knowing who we are and who our kids are can help us travel the parenting path more smoothly. It's largely about where you get your energy from rather than being loud or shy.
Click the link, sit back and enjoy!
Related Podcasts and Blogs:
IOTTM facebook: http://bit.ly/WEtx2S
Direct download: Personalities_Introvert_Extrovert_with_Sue_Blair.mp3
Category:Parenting -- posted at: 10:42pm +12
Sun, 7 April 2013
Parenting and relationships in the early years. Babies, sex and a cup of tea.
Jacqui and Nat give their tips on 'things to ponder when preparing for another baby'.
These include everything from; age gap, quality time, getting into baby mode, breaking the news, finding out the gender, relationship changes, childcare, the birth and help.