Tag Archives: Parenting Tips

Springtime Top Tips – Potty Training

Potty training – an emotional time for you and your little one! Spring 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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When is it time for a Time-Out?

What do you do when your adorable toddler behaves in a not-so-adorable way? One way to stop the naughtiness from getting worse is often to remove them from the activity and give them a chance to calm down. This technique … Continue reading

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Top Tips to get your children to love gardening and the great outdoors

Gardening is becoming a lost art, lost somewhere in the increased use of televisions, computers and the dreaded mobile phone. It might seem difficult to juggle growing your own food alongside a busy family life but it’s important we teach … Continue reading

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5 Top Tips on Trampoline Safety.

Did you know Trampolines are behind half of children’s injuries? They have become as much a standard feature in gardens nowadays as a shed or a greenhouse. FACT – 54.9% of A&E admissions of girls under 14 were due to … Continue reading

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Learning English Through Outdoor Play

There are now over 1.1 million non-native speakers in schools across the UK, none of whom use English as their first language. If your child communicates in another language at home, then it can be tricky for them to integrate … 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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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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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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