Tag Archives: Baby

Claim a £40.00 voucher towards a Real Nappy Starter Kit!

Small Steps Parenting is helping to spread the word in an effort to make Real Nappies the ‘norm’ for future generations. Bexley Council offers a FREE £40 voucher to help you get started with your real nappy kit. You can … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from the Small Steps Parenting team!

The big day is finally here and we hope you are all having a wonderful day. Christmas Day holds many different traditions and the most popular one here at Small Steps Parenting is falling asleep on the sofa at 4pm because … Continue reading

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Baby milestones – birth to five year timeline.

A child’s development includes both physical and emotional stages. We frequently concentrate on the stages of our child’s physical development and have little insight or understanding about the importance of our child’s emotional development. Understanding the stages of your child’s … Continue reading

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Christmas Treasure Baskets

A Christmas Treasure Basket is a unique experience like no other item your child will have under the tree this year.  In a world of commercial plastic noisy toys, a Christmas Treasure Basket is like the cardboard box as opposed … Continue reading

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Messy Play Activity – Baby 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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10 Top Tips for a Successful Bedtime Routine

Sleeping and nap times are really important for both your baby and you! We hope these tips will give you the very best baby snoozes!! A warm bath and a relaxing massage before his or her bed time feed. Avoid … Continue reading

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Baby’s first Shoes – how to avoid baby and toddler foot problems

Footwear may not be the first thing you think of with a new born baby, but how to avoid baby foot problems 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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Nappy rash that won’t clear

Can you help with a question from one of our Small Steps Parenting members: Any advice for a Nappy rash that won’t clear? “DD2 is 6 months old and has had the most awful nappy rash for over a week now, … Continue reading

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Child Benefit – what do you do with yours?

One of our Small Steps mums has asked us to ask you for advice on Child Benefit – what do you do with yours? “I applied for child benefit and it has now come through. Ideally I’d like to use it … Continue reading

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Best car seat for a newborn baby?

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?  Which is the best car seat for a newborn baby? “I am expecting … Continue reading

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