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Helping Young Children Deal with Stress

Stress seems to be a word that is part and parcel of our modern fast paced world.  A world where everyone’s daily schedules are brimming with tasks and duties; including our young children’s. As a result, many young children are showing signs of stress that are negatively affecting them emotionally and [...]

Helping Young Children Deal with Stress2021-01-18T10:03:28+00:00

Learning Everyday in Every Way

New year new lockdown, but same old worries and uncertainties! No one ever said that parenting was easy but I think it is fair to say that over the past year we have been faced with a whole new set of fears and concerns. I myself am a mother of 3 [...]

Learning Everyday in Every Way2021-01-11T11:57:19+00:00

Fun on Wheels

Happy New Year everyone!  I have to say as I get older the New Years come rolling along just a little quicker than the previous one.  But in saying that I am more than happy to see the back of 2020. I wonder do you feel the same way. I really [...]

Fun on Wheels2021-01-01T17:10:41+00:00

Last blog of 2020

It’s the 18th December and the last blog of 2020. Firstly what a year. Full of ups and downs, sadness and happiness. I think most of us are glad to see the end of 2020 and we hope 2021 brings much more joy and happiness. If anything 2020 has taught us [...]

Last blog of 20202020-12-18T15:36:25+00:00

Your Child’s Brain Development

The most important development that is taking place in your child throughout the first five years is the development of the central nervous system, including the brain. Children’s brains are like sponges taking in everything around them. A reason for this is because the brain is developing faster than any other [...]

Your Child’s Brain Development2020-12-13T14:46:03+00:00

Special Time

Every minute we share with our children is special, but with the hustle and bustle of everyday life, how much of this time do we actually give our full commitment and attention. How many times has your child asked you to look at something like a wonderful Lego invention or a [...]

Special Time2020-12-04T13:34:47+00:00

Baby’s Feet

Baby’s Feet As you look at your child’s feet you may wonder if she has flat feet because you cannot see a long arch. In month 13 of the Growing Child booklets we look at your Baby’s Feet! Such an important part of a baby’s body. They can learn so much [...]

Baby’s Feet2020-11-20T16:30:06+00:00

2020 – A Year of Many Challenges!

Lifestart’s Partners and Shaping Ourselves and Our Children (SOOC) have adapted in so many ways to ensure that we can still work with parents and receive the support that Lifestart is renowned for.  We have captured some of our work through interviews and photos and would love to share this with [...]

2020 – A Year of Many Challenges!2020-12-07T11:33:57+00:00


How Labels can affect our Children                 There are many types of labels that we as parents/carers give our children, these can be terms of endearment or are said at times of huge frustration or stress. Nonetheless they can have a huge impact on a child, whether meant or not. Can you [...]


Lifestart’s Growing Child

We here at Lifestart love sharing some of the many wonderful topics covered in our Growing Child magazines.  These are the magazines we use in our Growing Child Programme which is part of our home visiting service.  This is certainly a service I  wished I had when I became a mother.  [...]

Lifestart’s Growing Child2020-10-30T17:29:05+00:00
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