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No, no, no! What children hear!

What to do when your young toddler who now has lots of words but just says NO, NO, NO!   It seems to be their new favourite word.  Well, this may be because to them it seems to be our favourite word.  I certainly remember when my daughter turned 2 going through [...]

No, no, no! What children hear!2020-01-18T01:41:47+00:00

Black Friday – Ideas for Santa!

Oh my isn't Christmas approaching so quickly. Christmas lights being turned on, Christmas Trees appearing at every window… and the sheer panic is starting to set in about presents and the shopping rush. You go into local supermarkets/toy shops – there is toy after toy in front of you – one [...]

Black Friday – Ideas for Santa!2019-11-26T17:28:06+00:00

Blogs for mums and dads!

We are delighted to let you know about our blog on Parenting Tips! Veronica, myself and Emma will be sharing this with input from other members of the Lifestart Team.  Lifestart has over 30 years’ experience in helping mums and dads (and others) understand how children develop. We think it is [...]

Blogs for mums and dads!2019-11-14T20:35:16+00:00

Watch this Space!

Sensory play - autumn leaves smell and feel amazing. Crunch and throw for some outdoor fun! We are delighted to let you know that the Lifestart team will soon start blogging on all things to do with child development.  Hopefully you are looking forward to this as much as we are!  [...]

Watch this Space!2019-10-29T12:01:17+00:00

Some myths about crying

Many parents feel helpless and frustrated when they are unable to comfort a crying baby. Babies generally have a reason for crying. It is their way of communicating when they are hungry, or in pain, or tired or when they experience some other kind of discomfort. But sometimes a baby will [...]

Some myths about crying2017-05-30T08:54:49+00:00

Nature or nurture?

There is an age-old argument about whether people are born with all their intelligence and abilities already there, or do they pick them up from the world around them. And the simple answer is: both. Before your baby can learn to do something, her muscles and nervous system must grow to [...]

Nature or nurture?2017-05-30T08:52:07+00:00