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Have you had your talk yet?

We often joke about talking to our children about the birds and the bees.  Many of us dread these conversations as we think it is a difficult topic.  Well, my question for this blog is not about the birds and the bees!  The question I'd like to ask is, how often [...]

Have you had your talk yet?2022-01-27T16:42:08+00:00

Big Worries on Little Shoulders

When the weight of the world appears to be on little shoulders, is there anything we as parents can do?  Of course, there will be circumstances in life that we cannot control or protect our children from. For example, starting school, serious illness, or the death of a loved one. However, [...]

Big Worries on Little Shoulders2021-10-15T13:20:03+00:00

How Toddlers learn to Socialise

The 1st of October. Honestly, I can’t believe where this year has gone. I am glad to see playgroups, parent and toddler groups, breastfeeding groups, toddler mornings all opened again and the more I check social media the more groups seem to be appearing. I myself have missed them so much [...]

How Toddlers learn to Socialise2021-10-01T14:56:10+00:00

1st Day at School

The team here at Lifestart are all back in full swing after the summer holidays, September always seems to be such a busy time. I’m sure it has been a busy week for most families as well, whether it’s starting school for the first time or going back after the summer [...]

1st Day at School2021-09-04T12:42:42+00:00

One Language or Two?

I hope you are all keeping well, enjoying the summer holidays which seem to be flying this year. More so than ever before. Every shop I go into at the minute has all the new school uniform items. In my head, I’m not ready for that stage but I know if [...]

One Language or Two?2021-08-05T21:00:02+00:00

Let it grow, let it grow!

The benefits of making something grow Growing fruit, vegetables or plants is a great activity to keep your young child entertained during the summer holidays. Most young children will love growing their own food or plants as it is a way to get their hands dirty, have fun and create something [...]

Let it grow, let it grow!2021-07-26T13:37:54+00:00

I’m Bored!

Less than a week into the summer holidays, I don’t know if it is just my house, but the phrase most used at the minute is "I’m bored". But why does this have to be such a bad thing?  Why do we always need to have something to do? Children and [...]

I’m Bored!2021-07-09T16:43:25+00:00

Building Baby’s Brain

Understanding how a baby’s brain is built is without a doubt the most fascinating aspect of human development.  Well for me it is!  What happens to a child in mum’s womb and the 2 years following sets a child up for the rest of their life.  It will determine how they [...]

Building Baby’s Brain2021-06-23T14:57:55+00:00
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