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Tummy Time!

An expression you start to hear a lot about when you have a baby. My health visitor, midwives, parents and friends were all talking about ‘Tummy Time’. I used to dread it as my first child Lucia would scream every time I turned her on her stomach and I felt I [...]

Tummy Time!2020-07-10T12:23:59+00:00

The Naming Game

The summer months are here…at last. This year will be different with the kids as we have already spent such a long time at home. It’s a hard time but a wonderful time. When will we ever get time like this time again to spend with our families and watch our [...]

The Naming Game2020-06-26T11:21:03+00:00

Showing respect for our child’s feelings

Last week Sharleen looked at racism and discrimination.  Respect for others is a willingness to understand each other. Understanding of how others feel.  By respecting each other's feelings we can develop rich, meaningful relationships.  So when and how do we develop an understanding of feelings for others? It begins early in [...]

Showing respect for our child’s feelings2020-06-19T10:27:59+00:00

Discrimination and Racism

As you are all aware racism/discrimination is at the forefront of all news and social media at the minute. But have you ever really thought about it? Is it something we are born with or is it something we are taught? We would all like to believe that we are accepting [...]

Discrimination and Racism2020-06-14T12:02:52+00:00

Sleeping – And how to get some!

Good day all. Children’s sleep patterns change constantly during the early childhood years. In the first few weeks after birth, a baby seldom remains awake for more than 2 hours. They usually sleep for periods of four to five hours throughout the day and night. They normally spend a total of [...]

Sleeping – And how to get some!2020-05-30T10:56:18+00:00

Four Tips to Help Family Communication

Communication begins when babies are born as they start to communicate with their parents through movement, cries and facial expressions. Parents communicate to their babies by being responsive to those needs. This is the beginning of an ongoing communication process of giving and receiving messages that enables your child to develop [...]

Four Tips to Help Family Communication2020-05-16T10:19:25+00:00

How to be a Relaxed Parent?

Relaxed parenting is something we all strive for. We all worry about the mistakes we feel we are making.  I know I certainly did and still do!  Later I will share one of the many mistakes I made with my children.  This one was with my eldest a few years ago.  [...]

How to be a Relaxed Parent?2020-05-08T10:39:41+00:00