Tag Archives: Parenting Tips

Giving birth via a vaginal birth or Caesarean section

The moment you’ve been waiting for is almost here: the birth of your baby! Millions of women across the world deliver their babies into the world each year, soon forgetting the agonising pain when their tiny bundle of joy is … Continue reading

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Summertime ideas: Treasure Baskets.

The summer is a great time to introduce your little one to new object for them to explore; that’s the beauty of Treasure Baskets. In a world of commercial plastic noisy toys, the Treasure Basket is a real joy like … Continue reading

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The best swimming aids for toddlers

During your summer holiday there is nothing better than taking a dip in the pool or sea when the sun shines. But recent statistics show that a third of all UK children cannot swim, and so spending time around the water … Continue reading

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Baby Sensory – what is it and why it is good for your baby?

Small Steps Parenting members often ask us about baby sensory and for sensory activities. Did you know that babies learn more in the first year of life than at any other time? Baby sensory encompasses a whole range of activities that … Continue reading

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STOP, LOOK, LISTEN. Road safety for children

Teaching your child about road safety is an important learning stage in their lives, especially when they start walking to school. Showing your children about road safety can help them be safer when crossing the road and here at Small Steps Parenting, … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding advice – World Breastfeeding Week.

The annual World Breastfeeding Week is promoted by the Association of Breastfeeding Mothers and takes place this week, and here at Small Steps Parenting we’re pleased to be playing our part in raising awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding, as … Continue reading

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Summer tips for parents – Potty Training.

Potty training – an emotional time for you and your little one. Summer is a great 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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What to pack in your family travel bag.

It’s holiday season and even short journeys can be tricky if you aren’t properly organised; longer journeys can be a real nightmare! Are you looking for some top tips on how to make travelling with young children easier and less stressful? Check out our … Continue reading

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Best morning sickness tips.

Hurrah! You’re expecting a baby and over the moon, but dreading the morning sickness! At times, morning sickness can be mild. However, the pregnant mother may at other times feel so nauseous that she will vomit. Even though morning sickness can … Continue reading

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Bond with your child through play.

Children use play time as a way to experiment with new ideas, express their emotions and learn valuable social skills. Very young children bond with their parents through touch, affection, eye contact, by listening to their parents’ voices and by … Continue reading

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