Author Archives: Andy Meears

When is the right time for a Time-Out?

What do you do when your adorable toddler behaves in a not-so-adorable way? One way to stop the naughtiness from getting worse is often to remove them from the activity and give them a chance to calm down. This technique … Continue reading

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Chat: How do you get an overtired child to sleep?

Can you help with a problem: How do you get an overtired child to sleep? “My little girl who’s 2 used to sleep really well but lately won’t stay asleep at all. It’s so frustrating and I really need some solutions. … Continue reading

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What’s on this weekend. Find local events to go to this weekend with your baby and toddler.

If you want to know what local baby and toddler events are on this weekend or where to go, then our Local Events Calendar is the place to visit. Did you know you can add your own local event for FREE? It’s quick and easy to do; why … Continue reading

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Super fun days out for toddlers and babies.

Are you looking for super local days out with the kids and local activities for children? We have lots of places to go with your baby and toddler on our Local Events Calendar. All About Owls: Bexley and Sidcup. If you visit Hall Place you’ll be able … Continue reading

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Libra Baby Horoscope

September 23 – October 22 Libra babies are ruled by Venus and the Air element. Libra babies are all about basking in the attention of others. There is nothing shy about your Libra baby. From birth, people will fall in … Continue reading

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Ideal versus Real: Coping strategies for new parents

Having a first baby is an exciting time for new parents. Magazines, blogs and advertising campaigns send a message that mums and dads should treasure every second of this new life stage, enjoy it while it lasts and that this … Continue reading

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What can children learn through cooking?

Cooking with children can provide many beneficial learning experiences covering a range of learning and development areas. Here’s what you can cover at home by encouraging your children to help you in the kitchen! Mathematics Cooking provides wonderful opportunities to … Continue reading

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Watch and make a Lemon and Cardamom Cake.

Watch Eric Lanlard makes delicious Lemon and Cardamom cakes with vanilla bean syrup. Eric Lanlard shows us step by step, how to make these beautiful mini cakes. Whether you are having afternoon tea, or just fancy a delectable treat, these … Continue reading

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Baby and Toddler Foot Problems

Footwear may not be the first thing you think of with a new born baby, but foot health is very important. First walking shoes are vitally important to your child’s foot health. Whilst your child is learning to move about, … Continue reading

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Can you help with a problem: How often do you play with your child?

We’ve received this question from one of our Small Steps mums – can you help? “I was just wandering how often on average a day do you sit and play with your child/children or have one on one time with … Continue reading

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