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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

Emotional Ups and Downs!

We all experience emotional up and downs from time to time, throw in family life, work commitments and a pandemic, then it can change from one minute to the next. It is difficult to understand why we feel the way we do at times, and if this is true of us [...]

Emotional Ups and Downs!2021-03-05T15:48:48+00:00

Quality Child Care

Just as you're settling into life with your new little 4 month old bundle of love, you start to think/worry about returning to work. You could be returning at 6 – 9 months or maybe you are privileged enough to take one year of work. Thoughts start to race through your [...]

Quality Child Care2021-03-26T14:14:59+00:00

The Sound of Music

Music and song have so many benefits for children of all ages. Not only is it lots of fun, it can help… soothe or calm a baby when upset accelerate brain development support language development encourage co-ordination and motor skills increase social and emotional abilities promote relaxation and sleep Issues 36 [...]

The Sound of Music2021-02-05T13:49:34+00:00

Ground Hog Day!

The majority of people we talk to this weather seem to be finding this lock-down much more difficult.  People are tired, and there seems to be no end in sight.  This time of year we are usually looking at where we could go for a wee break or even planning summer [...]

Ground Hog Day!2021-01-29T15:40:31+00:00
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