Month: February 2020

Active play and exercise for children

Being active is important for everyone, children can have so much fun with exercising too! While most adults associate exercise with workouts, exercise for kids means playing and being physically active.     Some form of everyday physical exercise is important for healthy growth in babies, toddlers and young children. So, what kind of active […]

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The importance of giving your child a varied diet

From weaning, right through to teenage years, it’s important to allow your child the opportunity to enjoy a varied diet. Toddlers, in particular, are growing and developing quickly, eating well will give them the energy and nutrients they need for brainpower and physical activity.     It’s good to start teaching your child and allow […]

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Tips for helping your child learn to share

Sharing can often be a difficult concept for children to grasp. Particularly if they are the only child at home, where everything is theirs. Helping your child learn to share can be a bit of a challenge.     But don’t get disheartened. Like everything, it will come with time. Why not try some of […]

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Looking after your child’s teeth

Dental care is important for people of all ages and none more so that young children. Getting your children into the habit of brushing their teeth twice a day, as early on as you can, is essential for establishing a good routine. Although it might not always be easy, perseverance is the key!     […]

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Fun messy play for all the family!

As much as parents might not like it, kids LOVE messy play! Toddlers, in particular, can learn so much from messy play. Squishing, squelching, pouring and pushing are all wonderful experiments to get their little minds racing with excitement.     Brace yourself, ignore the carnage and indulge in some fun. You can worry about […]

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