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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

You Love Them More Than Me!

If you think back to when you were a young child growing up, did you think there was one brother or sister you thought your Mum or Dad favoured the most? Got away with everything? While you got away with nothing! For the majority of people, the answer is YES! If [...]

You Love Them More Than Me!2021-05-28T17:20:32+00:00

Security Blankets and Comforters!

Sometime between one and three years of age, your child may develop a special attachment to a blanket, teddy bear, or other cuddly objects. About 60% of toddlers in Western society develop such an attachment. By one year a child’s sense of self is beginning to develop. She is now old [...]

Security Blankets and Comforters!2021-04-16T16:51:44+00:00

The Great Outdoors

The clocks have just sprung forward, there’s a stretch in the evening and we are beginning to get an occasional glimpse of a strange yellow ball in the sky.  We have all been stuck indoors long enough. It is the perfect time to go out and enjoy that great fresh air [...]

The Great Outdoors2021-04-02T13:31:45+00:00

I can feed myself!

By the ninth month, feeding time is becoming a great time for your baby to learn to feed themselves.  Since your baby is interested in spoons and cups, give them extra ones to bang with while you feed him or her with another spoon. If you are anything like me you [...]

I can feed myself!2021-03-26T14:16:22+00:00
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