Tag Archives: Parenting Tips

Top Tips for leaving your child at nursery

– Do introduce the idea a few weeks before – say how great it’s going to be to make lots of new friends and play with different toys etc – Do visit the nursery before the big day with your child for an hour or … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2016 from all at Small Steps Parenting.

Happy New Year everyone! What a year 2015 was! We have produced many fantastic new Small Steps Parenting Magazines, we have had some HUGE competition winners, found amazing offers and discount codes to save you money, added lots of recipes for your baby, toddler, and all the family, shared … 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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Toddlers say NO at Christmas!

Christmas is an exciting and sometimes overwhelming time for a toddler – this can lead to your toddler becoming overtired and ultimately ending up with them saying “NO” when they can’t get their own way especially when it comes to … Continue reading

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Advice on how to stop thumb sucking

Thumb sucking stops your baby from crying, soothes him or her to sleep and temporarily distracts your child from other matters such as hunger. You may find yourself quite grateful when your bundle of noise discovers their thumb; however if … Continue reading

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Stop, Look and Listen! It’s Road safety Week 2015

This week (23rd-29th November) is Road Safety Week 2015, the UK’s flagship event to promote safer road use. 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 … Continue reading

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Which are the best nappies for wriggly babies?

One of our Small Steps Parenting mums is seeking some advice: Which are the best nappies for wriggly babies?   “Help!  We’ve got a total wiggler! Changing his nappy is a nightmare! We used to use pre-folds with Mother-ease or … Continue reading

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Best Books for 3 – 5 year olds

The joy of sharing stories with children helps spark their imagination and opens minds. With Christmas approaching we have been looking for the best books aimed at different age groups; this week it’s 3 – 5 years olds. Leaving the toddler years behind … Continue reading

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Make sure you buy the perfect bike this Christmas

Riding trikes and bikes from an early age encourages strong motor and balancing skills in your little one, as well as being loads of fun! Bikes are popular Christmas presents for children, but with many different types available on the … Continue reading

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Best Books for Toddlers from 1 – 2 years old

Reading books with your little one is one of life’s most rewarding experiences. The joy of sharing stories with children helps spark their imagination and opens minds. At a very early age you’ll have fun introducing your baby to simple … Continue reading

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