Fun summer activity; Hand and Footprint Painting

For adults, messy play can be a lot of work and stressful. However, there are many benefits to messy play. Early childhood education experts say that play is the work of the child. This is true for all kids, but … Continue reading

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Win a Stagecoach Party worth up to £195

Princesses, pirates or detectives, there’s a Stagecoach Party for everyone, and for all occasions! Stagecoach Parties will take your child on a roller coaster ride through their imagination and land them safely back home with some amazing party memories. Stagecoach … Continue reading

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Summertime is the best time to start Potty Training

Potty training – an emotional time for you and your little one. Summer is a good time to start Potty Training, when washing dries better and there are fewer clothes to take off. It helps to remember that you can’t … Continue reading

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Celebrity birthdays in August – who do you share your birthday with?

Birthdays are GREAT! Especially at a younger age; you get all of the attention, as much of the cake as you want and most importantly you get all of the presents. The next time your little one is tearing through … Continue reading

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Healthy Vegetable Cakes.

Getting your little one to eat vegetables can be difficult at the best of times, but our Healthy Vegetable Cakes combine the goodness of vegetables in a way that toddlers will love to eat. This recipe can also be made … Continue reading

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Are our fussy children costing us £19bn a year in food waste?

Did you know, that currently, 15 million tonnes of food is wasted in our homes each year, most of which is still perfectly edible? On average, food waste is costing households £470 a year, increased to £700 for a larger … Continue reading

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Win a FREE month’s softplay at The Sports Village

Small Step Parenting has teamed up with The Sports Village, the home of Sutton soft play, to offer you the chance to win a FREE month of soft play. The Sports Village offers a wide range of activities; soft play … Continue reading

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See what you could win this week in our Summer Sizzler of Super Competitions.

It’s week nine in our Summer Sizzler of Super Competitions and this week we have 2 great giveaways for you from Easy2name and Packing Sorted. Don’t forget to check out our Competition page each Monday to see what new and exciting competitions … Continue reading

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18 Top Tips on how to stop toddlers saying NO!

Your toddler’s constant use of the word “no” stems from a strong desire to be independent. Your toddler’s desire for independence can mean that they display a lot of unreasonable negative behaviour that’s puzzling or, at worst, irritating. Common examples … Continue reading

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Get 25% OFF your first 3 months fees at The Co-operative Childcare

At The Co-operative Childcare nurseries, they never underestimate how difficult a decision it is to leave your child in the care of others and their aim is to ensure that you have all the information you need to make this … Continue reading

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