Q&A with Christina Gauci: Early Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder

 
The lovely Christina Gauci, Speech & Language Pathologist, talks about the early signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
 
The 'Triad of Impairment' is used to describe the three core areas that children with ASD have difficulties with to some degree. Watch on to learn what are the behaviours and developmental milestones to look out for, who we can resort to when we're concerned, and the numerous entities and programs in place that offer their services and support to families.
 
Thanks again Christina for sharing your knowledge with us mums and dads!
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Q&A with Gayle Cutajar: Postpartum Exercise

 
Getting back in shape after having a baby, whether to lose the baby weight or to rebuild our strength and increase energy levels, is not a task we should approach blindly.
 
Once we get the green light from our doctor at the six-week checkup, how can a fitness coach help?
 
Donna had a chat with the lovely Gayle Cutajar about postnatal fitness, how specific exercises can help resolve certain issues caused by pregnancy and birth, and how good nutrition should be at the basis of an effective exercise program.
 
(Should you like more info on how you can kick-start your exercise plan, Gayle can be contacted on Facebook page...
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Mother, Woman, I - brought to you by Multi-Mam

In the coming months, MyMama will be launching a number of initiatives to promote breastfeeding and, more importantly, provide support, practical information and tips to mums who embark on this journey. This article penned by Multi-Mam, reminds us of how multi-faceted motherhood is... and even when elbow-deep in daily challenges, to always remember to be true to ourselves.

 

Mother, Woman, I

 

Motherhood has always been treated like an umbrella term, as if one word could hold the meaning of all that it entails. Perhaps you will agree with us that in this case, it’s a rather ambitious feat that is doomed to fail. It is a...

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Mama Let's Talk: Lorinda Mamo

 

We're in awe of Lorinda - cancer survivor, mum to the gorgeous Henry, and creative extraordinaire at HappyPlay Company.

For this episode of Mama Let's Talk, Donna has a chat with Lorinda to learn about the period in her life when blogging was her therapy and how creativity gives her an outlet for those dark days. Through '3 Happy Things' and the way she approaches her own struggles, she teaches the rest of us how to find the positive in every day.

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Mama Let's Talk: Ira Losco

 

For the series MAMA LET'S TALK, Donna has a chat with Ira Losco about her off-stage role as mum to Harry and baby Gigi.

Who is mummy Ira? How does she find time for her art? What prompted her to be so vocal about the importance of perinatal mental health? Is Harry a fan of her singing? Be sure to check it out!

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Mama Let's Talk: Amy Camilleri Zahra

 

For the series MAMA LET'S TALK, Donna meets warrior mama Amy Camilleri Zahra, to talk about life as a parent with a disability, why lack of accessibility frustrates her, and how she advocates the importance of parental mental health.

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Q&A with Christina Gauci: Speech and Language Development in Early Childhood (Part 2)

 

Screen time - yay or nay? What about the importance of reading to our baby?

In the second part of our interview with Speech and Language Pathologist Christina Gauci, we also talk multilingual families where family members are speaking more than one language with the children - how does this change the process of speech and language development?

Donna also asks Christina the questions that our followers sent in. Thank you Christina for a super-informative session!

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Q&A with Christina Gauci: Speech and Language Development in Early Childhood (Part 1)

 

Donna chats with Speech and Language Pathologist Christina Gauci on the topic of speech and language development in early childhood.

In the first part of our interview, we have a look at the milestones that we should keep track of, how we can encourage speech and language development (since before birth!) and in which cases we should consult with a professional. We also discuss the link between chewing during weaning and speech development.

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Mama Let's Talk: Melissa Gatt

 

For the series MAMA LET'S TALK, Donna chats with Melissa from @theislandmumma to learn about her experience as a mum of three, the daily challenges and why she learnt to accept help.

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Pro-tip Series: How to cook ONE MONTH's worth of homemade dinners before baby's arrival

When we plan for the birth of our little one, we often put a lot of energy and focus into making sure we have all the baby clothes freshly washed, the crib set up, we stock up the nursery and start counting down the days to when we'll have baby in our arms. The postpartum period is nothing short of tough - your body is in recovery-mode, your little one is dependent on you 24/7 and the lack of sleep is doing you no favours.

But you still need to think about DINNER!

The last thing you'll feel like is worrying about what to feed yourself and your family - and unless you're blessed with an in-house chef, you need to get your act together...

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