All posts by Rachel Brodrick

The simplicity of cloth nappies

Mother of two, HANNAH PORTER, looks at the advantages of ditching the disposables and opting for cloth nappies. When I had my first son we started using disposable nappies. They were brilliant, easy and I could grab a box at the supermarket. Like many families, …

Born at home

There are a lot of positives about having your baby in the comfort of your own surroundings, says RACHEL MCFEDRIES. If you’d asked me six years ago about home birthing then I would have laughed… no way! Isn’t that something that only hippies do? Yet …

Diet and your child’s smile

Diet has more influence than you might think on oral health, especially in the formative years. GRAHAME DUTTON of Duxton Dental explains. Many parents don’t realise just how much a healthy diet can help the development of a child’s jawline and teeth. I have recently …

Being a high-value parent

Whether you’re doing it on your own or together, these three ‘high value’ behaviours will help you be the best parent you can be, says KELLY EDEN-CALCOTT. As a newly solo parent, I’ve been thinking about co-parenting and how to make the most of shared …