Category Archives: National

Dogs, babies and toddlers can co-exist.

Did you know that April is National Pet Month? Looking after a dog brings many benefits to the family such as increased exercise, teaching responsibilities and health benefits. If you already own a dog and are expecting a baby then … Continue reading

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Deal of the week. A FREE Baby Footprint Ceramic Tile.

Because they won’t be so little for long! Take your newborn along to The Codsall Hive, Telford before they are 6 months old and they will produce you a FREE ceramic tile featuring their tiny footprint whilst you find out … Continue reading

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Tips for Step Parents

Step families come in all different shapes and sizes; sometimes both partners have children from a previous relationship; sometimes just one has children; some couples then have their own children together as well; sometimes there are teenagers, and sometimes there … Continue reading

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What to eat after stomach flu?

There’s lots going on over on our baby and toddler forum with many like-minded mums & dads looking for parenting help, advice and information. Can you help with a problem post by one of our Small Steps mums? What to eat after stomach flu? … Continue reading

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Guess the name of the Second Royal Baby

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be welcoming their second baby to the world next month. He or she will be fourth in line to the throne, behind one-year-old Prince George, who was born in July 2013. What do … Continue reading

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Activity ideas and events for all the family.

Our Local Events Calendar is full of ideas for play and activities that your baby, toddler and all the family can enjoy doing together. Playing is an important activity for all children; it promotes their physical and mental health, behaviour and wellbeing.  … Continue reading

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Baby and toddler photo competition – A Mothers Love Special Cover Star winner announced

Congratulations to 8 month old Luke Winfield and his mum, Natalie, from Royston, for this fantastic winning photo. Luke and Natalie are both our ‘Mother’s Love Special’ Cover Star winners. It is always lovely to see so many wonderful pictures each month and this … Continue reading

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Perfect for the weekend – Easy Toddler Chicken Nuggets

Toddlers will love making these easy toddler chicken nuggets, just delicious when dunked in a sour cream and chive dip. Easy for toddlers and pre-school children to chew, with a great flavour and that familiar fast food chicken nugget texture, … Continue reading

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Local events and great ideas for days out with babies & toddlers.

Find upcoming family events, great ideas for days out and kids activities on our Local Events Calendar. We have listed a few handpicked local events below – simply click on the links to find out more information. If your area is not listed visit our Local … Continue reading

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The importance of play

We all want our children to grow up healthy and happy. Fortunately, one of the best ways to achieve this is to simply facilitate what children love the most:play time!   While we might think of play as just being … Continue reading

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