Recent Posts by Maria Pyanov CPD, CCE

Excessive Video Gaming Now A Mental Disorder – What Parents Need To Know

We hear about the importance of limiting screen time for kids. A new diagnosis has prompted parents to look at just how much screen time their kids have. Read More


Don’t Want Your Child To Be A Picky Eater? Eat A Varied Diet, Research Says

Dealing with fussy kids and picky eating is part of parenting, right? But what if you could make this stage less painful? Research has found a way. Read More

3 Reasons Hospital Midwives Might Equal Fewer C-Sections

C-sections can save lives but high rates of surgical birth also carry high health risks. Here are 3 reasons hospital midwives can mean fewer c-sections. Read More


Probiotic Could Reduce Colic Crying, Research Says

Colic is the type of crying every new parent fears. New research hasn't found the cause but might have found a potential way to reduce colic crying. Read More


Smartphones And Teen Suicide – 5 Things Parents Need To Know

Thinking about getting a smartphone for your preteen? Check out these 5 things parents need to know about smartphones and teen suicide. Read More

The Most Stressed Mamas – Is A Newborn Or A Teen More Stressful?

A new survey says some mamas are swapping nappies and sleepless nights for stress about homework, relationships and independence, as their kids get older. Read More


The Goddess Myth – Why Do So Many Mothers Feel Bad?

We all have days when we feel we're failing this motherhood gig. But why do we feel so bad and what can be done to combat these negative feelings? Read More

Has An Australian Pharmacist Found The Colic Cure?

Infant colic can bring new parents to the brink of insanity. Now an Australian pharmacist might have found the cure, and parents are scrambling to get it. Read More


Is Our Infant Growth Chart Obsession Fuelling Childhood Obesity?

Nearly all new parents can spout off their baby’s weight and height. Is our obsession with infant growth charts contributing to childhood obesity? Read More

Why You Are Your Baby’s Best Advocate – 6 Things Every Mama Needs To Know

Mama knows best, but society often undermines a mother’s instincts. Here are 6 things you need to know about why you are your baby’s best advocate. Read More




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