Recent Posts by Maria Pyanov CPD, CCE

The Real Reason Your Kids Won’t Listen

Have you ever tried to work out the reason your kids won’t listen? There’s a link between movement, listening and concentration that might surprise you. Read More


Worried About Tearing During Childbirth? How To Reduce The Risk Of Severe Tears

Among women’s fears about their upcoming births, the top two are fear of pain and fear of tearing during childbirth. But there are ways to reduce the risks. Read More

5 Ways Your Birth Experience Can Affect Your Parenting

Birth has short and long term effects on both mother and baby. Here are 5 ways in which your birth experience can affect your parenting journey. Read More


Special Care Babies Sleep Better While Hearing Mama’s Voice

Babies in special care need lots of sleep to help them grow and develop. New research has found babies sleep better when they hear their mother's voice. Read More


Hiring A Cleaner Can Save Money, Sanity And Relationships

No one likes cleaning, but many of us think we can’t afford a cleaner. Find out how hiring a cleaner can save money, your sanity and your relationship. Read More

Mothers And Babies Synchronise Brainwaves When Making Eye Contact

Early interaction with babies leads to synchronising brainwaves. It improves bonding, learning and communication, with positive effects in later life. Read More


Germ Free Childhood Linked To Childhood Cancer, Research Finds

Parents will do anything to avoid the risk of cancer. Attempts to give children a germ free childhood, however, might be contributing to childhood cancer. Read More

Jaundice In Newborns – Is It Harmful Or Protective?

Many healthy babies have jaundice in the first month after birth. Is this condition actually harmful or does it offer protection to newborns? Read More


Mindfulness For Birth – How Mindfulness Preparation Improves The Birth Experience

Most pregnant women want to reduce their fear and have a more positive birth experience. Mindfulness for birth is a simple technique that could offer this. Read More

Sex Too Soon – New Mothers Forced Or Pressured Into Sex After Childbirth

A combination of societal norms and expectations means some women are pressured into sex after childbirth before they are physically or emotionally ready. Read More




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