Tag Archives: Parenting Tips

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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5 ways to cope with Toddler Tantrums on Mother’s Day.

Parenting a toddler is hard, especially on days like Mother’s Day where they may not get the attention they desire. Gone is your warm snuggly immobile baby bundle and in its place is a wilful bundle of curious energy fighting … Continue reading

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Make Reading Fun

Learning to read can be a challenging adventure for some children. It seems that everyone from a child’s teacher to Mum and Dad and even Grandma is excited and waiting for the child to learn to read. All the pressure … Continue reading

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Top 5 pitfalls of a family holiday with a baby

The beginning of the year is often the time when we think about booking our annual family holiday and the challenges of holidaying with children vary enormously, depending on the age of your children. One minute you’re into cots, high … Continue reading

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Top Tips on bonding with your new baby.

Bonding with your new baby may happen immediately, or it may take a while. Either way is just fine. Take it at your own pace as both mum and baby need to learn more about each other. Bonding with your … Continue reading

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Walking your child to nursery or school

Walking your child to nursery or school How often do you do it and how easy do you find it? Are you one of the majority of mums or dads who ends up stressed in her/his car whilst juggling the … Continue reading

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Top tips for going to nursery for the first time

Starting nursery is the beginning of a new and exciting stage in your child’s life. But it’s also the end of an era so feelings of sadness and anxiety are inevitable. When you’ve been by your baby’s side every waking moment from the second … Continue reading

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