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01 Feb2018February 1, 2018
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Parents seriously misjudge how much sleep their children need

Parents seriously misjudge how much sleep their children need

A new study has found that many parents have a poor understanding of how much sleep their children need. We look into what it found, including how much sleep your child should be getting. What does the study show? The study from the University of Otago, New Zealand, revealed that one in four parents think their children...

31 Jan2018January 31, 2018
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13 Fascinating Facts About Early Childhood Development

13 Fascinating Facts About Early Childhood Development

Science continues to unravel a world of surprises regarding early childhood development; these 13 facts are among the most awe-inspiring of all! Your little one is constantly growing and changing. Every time you look their direction they seem to be a little bit taller and wiser, well maybe not always wiser… but you get what...

25 Jan2018January 25, 2018
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Nightmares and night terrors

Nightmares and night terrors

Nightmares and night terrors are common in children. But what’s the difference between the two – and how can you help comfort your child when they experience them? Nightmares happen when children are in REM sleep, or dream sleep. Your child might wake up knowing that he’s had a bad dream, and be able to describe it to...

24 Jan2018January 24, 2018
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THE BENEFITS OF BUILDING TOYS

THE BENEFITS OF BUILDING TOYS

Kids are curious little creatures, they love to explore the world around them. They are constantly touching, evaluating, guessing what is this, why does this happen, how do I do that? And the all time favorite- “but why?” questions. This curiosity and zeal for life can be curated to build natural learners – kids that...

22 Jan2018January 22, 2018
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Benefits of Cooking in Early Childhood

Benefits of Cooking in Early Childhood

The kitchen has provided an extremely rich learning environment for our family, and it’s not just about how measuring cups teach fractions. There are huge benefits of cooking with kids in early childhood. Parents who want to teach their kids to cook face challenges though – whether it’s feeling fearful about knives and the hot stove, or...

21 Jan2018January 21, 2018
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Benefits of Physical Play in the Early Years

Benefits of Physical Play in the Early Years

Physical activity for children can greatly enhance their growth and development and helps lead to a healthy body in adulthood. Young children do not need strenuous training, exercising, or trips to the gym. Such activities are intended for adults and they are not suitable for children who are still developing. Physical activity in early childhood...

15 Jan2018January 15, 2018
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Potty Training Tips

Potty Training Tips

When you decide to finally start potty training, you’ll be inundated with top tips from fellow mums. To save you sifting through, we’ve chosen some of our favorite mum tips to help you through this much talked about parenting stage. Good luck! Reference https://www.netmums.com/child/potty-training-tips

11 Jan2018January 14, 2018
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Why we should steal Japanese parenting tips

Why we should steal Japanese parenting tips

Japanese children are the healthiest kids in the world, according to a study. And because healthy kids means happy kids, it might be time to borrow a few Japanese parenting secrets to use on your own children. While the Japanese style of parenting is very different to how we raise our kids there are a few...

02 Jan2018January 2, 2018
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7 Tips for Transitioning from Crib to Bed

7 Tips for Transitioning from Crib to Bed

Transitioning from a crib to a big kid bed is a big milestone in any child’s life. It can be a time of real excitement and a sense of growing up, or it can be a scary and hard change for some kids. And as a parent, it may feel overwhelming trying to determine when...

28 Dec2017December 28, 2017
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Sleepwalking

Sleepwalking

It’s thought that at least 20% of children will sleepwalk at least once. Here’s all you need to know about sleepwalking – also referred to as somnambulism … What is sleepwalking? According to the NHS: ‘Sleepwalking is when someone walks or carries out complex activities while not fully awake. It usually occurs during a period...