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Sleep and children

Sleep and children

Sleep and children – the importance of sleep for growing children The dreaded bedtime. To a child,...

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What to pack in your Preschoolers lunch box

What to pack in your Preschoolers lunch box

At nursery, children tend to play a lot, take part in many activities and in general, are very active. To give them the ...

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What is Phonics

What is Phonics

In recent years, there has been a huge shift to Phonics, a method of teaching children how to read in which they are tau...

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What are Fine Motor Skills?

What are Fine Motor Skills?

Fine Motor Skills involve the use of small muscle movements and mainly includes the control of small movements of the ha...

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Setting House Rules

Setting House Rules

Quite often, setting a few solid House Rules can make the environment at home a lot less chaotic and a lot more relaxing...

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The Quiet Box

The Quiet Box

The Quiet Box - what to do when your child stops having nap time When children pass the age of takin...

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The important of routine for children

The important of routine for children

Usually, when the school year ends, so does the routine for many families. If you have let go of the routine, try to pic...

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Teaching your child good sportsmanship

Teaching your child good sportsmanship

Winning feels great, true. But that does not mean that losing should make us feel bad. In many insta...

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Sensory Play and Learning

Sensory Play and Learning

Sensory play is any activity that stimulates a child's senses. These senses include taste, touch, hearing, smell and sig...

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How much time should your child spend on the internet?

How much time should your child spend on the internet?

With the flourishing popularity of the world wide web, many parents are concerned about the amount of time their childre...

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Reading to your child

Reading to your child

Reading to your children from an early age can really set the stage for future learning by encouraging them to develop t...

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Tips for raising an only child

Tips for raising an only child

The single child family is the fastest growing family unit in many countries today....

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Questions to ask your child

Questions to ask your child

As you tuck your child into bed for some shut-eye, take some time out to enjoy some pillow talk and let your child refle...

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Preparing your child for nursery or preschool

Preparing your child for nursery or preschool

For many parents, sending their little one to nursery means the first time they are far away from them since the time th...

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Moving your child from a cot to a bed

Moving your child from a cot to a bed

There is no 'right time' for a cot to bed transition and parents usually base this on a number of factors such as the ch...

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Introducing your child to a second language

Introducing your child to a second language

In our increasingly global world, almost every city is cosmopolitan and an increasing number of parents are starting to ...

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How to leave a store without buying a toy

How to leave a store without buying a toy

Does every trip to the mall or toy store result in a meltdown or tantrum? Do you end up caving in and buying your child ...

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Habits that will strengthen your relationship with your child

Habits that will strengthen your relationship with your child

Having a close relationship with your child has a lot of benefits  so making time to bond with your child is crucial. C...

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How to encourage your child to eat healthy

How to encourage your child to eat healthy

You play a large role in helping your child to develop food preferences. According to research, many children become fus...

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How to encourage your child to be active

How to encourage your child to be active

As a parent, you play a significant role in helping your child become more physically active. Keeping your child active ...

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How to choose the right nanny for your family

How to choose the right nanny for your family

Choosing a dependable and attentive caregiver for your child can prove to be quite a challenge. Whether it's full-time, ...

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Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) explained

Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) explained

High quality early learning contributes to providing children with the foundation they need to make the most of their ab...

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Your role in developing your child’s curiosity

Your role in developing your child’s curiosity

Babies are born to learn. With everything being so new to them, they are curious by nature. Here are a few things you ca...

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Dental Care in Children

Dental Care in Children

It is important to start oral hygiene from a young age because it gets your child in the habit of taking care of their t...

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Dealing with toddler tantrums

Dealing with toddler tantrums

Toddler tantrums can be extremely fierce and sometimes very unexpected! Don’t lose your cool – m...

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Choosing a primary school

Choosing a primary school

Choosing a primary school can make many parents  suffer from anxiety about making the right decision and, while this is...

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Car Safety when traveling with children

Car Safety when traveling with children

Child car safety is not complicated. It is a matter of remembering to ensure that they are strapped in properly, adequat...

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Boosting your child’s confidence

Boosting your child’s confidence

Self-esteem and confidence are something we need for a lifetime and acquiring them at a young age is likely to set your ...

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Attention Seeking Behaviour

Attention Seeking Behaviour

Young children demand a great degree of care. The three kinds of attention are positive attention, negative attention...

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Activities to develop your toddler

Activities to develop your toddler

Little children can absorb a lot more than one would notice. With everything being so new to them, their curiosity keeps...

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Your child’s first day at nursery

Your child’s first day at nursery

Although nursery becomes an enjoyable experience for most kids, chances are your child will not settle in immediately. ...

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