Emma Button

Emma Button

Mum to a preschooler and currently expecting a second child, due in April 2012. By day I lead a team of software developers to write banking software and by night I blog about parenting issues and products.

I run three blogs, Mellow Mummy is a personal blog where I tell the world about being a working mum and share my experiences of mother and baby products and health and beauty secrets for mums. I also write at ParentWheels which is a motoring blog for UK Mums and Dads, and more recently I started Family Tech where I blog about gadgets, games and gizmos for parents and children.
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  • Introducing an older sibling to your new baby
    When a new baby arrives in your household, older siblings can feel abandoned and disoriented by the change in routine. Emma Button shares her tips for how to avoid sibling rivalry and jealousy in the early days.
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  • 5 Preschool IPhone Apps We Couldn't Live Without
    Despite the huge choice of apps for play and education designed specifically for preschoolers and toddlers there are a few apps to which we come back time and time again – these are five apps for preschoolers that we couldn't live without.
  • Why I let my toddler play with tech
    Do you let your toddler play with your own gadgets? Have you provided them with gadgets of their own? Does modern technology have a place in the upbringing of your toddler? It certainly does in mine! Read on.
  • Mummy tips for planning a nursery
    How do I choose the right changing unit? How much storage do I need? Where will I keep my baby essentials? Ask yourself some practical questions when planning your dream nursery to help make parenthood that little bit easier.
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  • Cutting down on caffeine helped me conceive
    Three things to try in order to improve your fertility when trying to conceive.
  • Homemade sausage rolls recipe - a family favourite
    Homemade sausage rolls remind me of rainy afternoons as a child when my own Mum would teach me and my sister to cook. It is great to be able to pass on the lessons I learned to my own pre-schooler and know that I'm passing on a family favourite recipe.
  • Consider childcare costs when planning a second child
    On the eve of another break from my career to bring my second child into the world, Emma Button is questioning her own decisions both financially and emotionally due to the prohibitive costs of pre-school chilcare.
  • Top 10 tried and tested tips for relieving teething pain
    Mellow Mummy's top ten teething remedies to help your baby through the pain and frustration of teething.

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