Tag Archives: Parenting Tips

Top 10 Tips to Engage your Child with Music

A recent study has shown that a quarter of parents never sing with their children, which we think is very surprising.  Signing (and dancing) with your child brings with it many psychological and neurological benefits. We’ve teamed up with Developmental … Continue reading

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Flat Head Syndrome (Plagiocephaly). What is it?

In broad terms Plagiocephaly or Flat Head Syndrome is a condition characterised by a flattening on one side of the back of the head. It may also involve bulging of the forehead, fullness of the cheek and ear misalignment on the same … Continue reading

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What to pack in a travel bag – mums must haves

Looking for some top tips on how to make travelling with young children easier and less stressful? Even short journeys can be tricky if you aren’t properly organised; longer journeys can be a real nightmare! During the sunny summer months it is important to … Continue reading

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Summertime tips – travelling with babies and toddlers

Looking for Top Tips on how to make travelling with young children easier and less stressful? Even short journeys can be tricky if you aren’t properly organised; longer journeys can be a real nightmare! By planning ahead, being prepared and … Continue reading

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Babies and pets can co-exist!

Just as your new baby will turn your life upside down, it will do the same for your pet! Our pets thrive on their routine and previously may have thrived on being the centre of your attention. Now they may … Continue reading

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Baby’s first food and which is best? Homemade or shop bought?

Did you know that baby food jars have half the goodness of homemade meals? According to a new study, almost all baby foods purchased in the shops have far fewer nutrients than homemade meals.  Many even contain high levels of … Continue reading

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Bottle feeding your baby.

Breastfeeding is the healthiest way to feed your baby and benefits your health too. However, if you do bottle feed your baby, then there are some important guidelines to follow. A key thing to remember is that a close & … Continue reading

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When to call an ambulance

It is incredibly difficult to judge whether the medical emergency in front of us, is sufficiently life threatening to warrant an ambulance, or if we would be better to drive them to A&E, or to go to the GP. To … Continue reading

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Pretend play is good for emotional growth

Playing pretend is a natural part of growing up. Most children show the first signs of playing pretend at around 18 – 24 months old. Have you seen your toddler speaking gobbledygook into the phone? Maybe your little one has … Continue reading

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Top Tips on Potty Training.

Potty training – an emotional time for you and your little one. Spring or 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 … Continue reading

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