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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...

17 Dec2017December 17, 2017
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5 strategies to teach your angry child to calm down

5 strategies to teach your angry child to calm down

Everyone gets angry at times. But while as adults we can calm ourselves down, it can be harder for your child to manage his anger. It’s normal for your child to get angry – we all get angry sometimes. It’s important to teach your child to recognize his anger and learn to release it safely....

13 Dec2017December 13, 2017
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9 Activities to do with the kids when it’s snowing or raining

9 Activities to do with the kids when it’s snowing or raining

When it’s raining or snowing – and you’re stuck inside with the kids – it can be tricky to find ways to entertain them. Luckily, we’ve got 9 activities to do with the kids when it’s snowing or raining… On wet and snowy winter days it feels so much harder to entertain the children and...

12 Dec2017December 12, 2017
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The Importance of Imaginative Play

The Importance of Imaginative Play

When you were a child, you remember spending hours and hours “playing pretend” as we called it. Whether your sister and you were playing school, or playing with your doll house, or pretending to be adventurers exploring a cave (pillow fort) with flashlights, you were always building, creating, imagining and exploring your world. Now that you have...

05 Dec2017December 5, 2017
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7 ways Kids appear to be Naughty but Actually aren’t

7 ways Kids appear to be Naughty but Actually aren’t

Your child won’t stop jumping off the sofa or throwing her coat on the floor, even though she KNOWS how to hang it up. Sound familiar? Well it might surprise you to know your child isn’t actually being naughty … Instead, your child’s ‘bad’ behavior is often caused by lots of other factors – from...

04 Dec2017December 4, 2017
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9 Tips to Get Kids to Listen

9 Tips to Get Kids to Listen

Are you tired of asking your kids 1,000 times to do something? Feeling frustrated that even when they do seem to “hear” you, they forget to follow through? Demanding, nagging and yelling will not get your kids to listen. In fact, if your child seems to listen “only when you yell,” chances are that they...

29 Nov2017November 29, 2017
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Keep hand sanitisers away from your kids

Keep hand sanitisers away from your kids

It’s the hygiene savior that most mums own. A handy handbag- or changing bag-sized bottle of hand sanitiser that is perfect for keeping little (and big) hands germ-free. But you may want to keep it well out of little ones’ reach, after what happened to this toddler. According to a recent article published in the...