Monthly Archives: October 2016

  1. The joys of siblings

    The joys of siblings

    Our first born was the only child in the family for a long seven years before his nemesis, sorry I mean his much-loved younger sister, arrived. No doubt for him, this new baby came as a great shock, because even though its arrival was expected, he simply couldn’t conceive how he might no longer receive 100% of his parents attention at all times.
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  2. Top 10 baby shower gift ideas

    Top 10 baby shower gift ideas

    Have you got a baby on the way? Or know of a pregnant friend who is planning a baby shower very soon but are stuck on what to bring as a gift?
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  3. Everything you need to know about baby growth spurts

    Everything you need to know about baby growth spurts

    Growth spurts are one of those unpredictable things that happen with your baby - often just as you think you've got everything sorted.
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  4. Potty training tips and tricks

    Potty training tips and tricks

    Wondering when to start potty training? Most experts say that the best age to start potty training is 22 months. Here are some factors to help you decide if your toddler is ready to begin potty training.
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  5. Swimming with your baby

    Swimming with your baby

    Taking your baby swimming for the first time might seem like the most daunting task! I mean all you want to do is wrap them in bubble wrap to keep them out of harm’s way, but studies show the earlier you take your baby swimming and the faster they get used to water, the more confident they will be when learning to swim.
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  6. Safe driving with babies and children

    Safe driving with babies and children

    As a parent, it's essential to become a very safety conscious driver, but even so it's still worth reminding ourselves occasionally of the risks that driving with children brings, and what to do to minimise them.
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  7. Choosing your baby's name

    Choosing your baby's name

    If you are an expectant parent, then two questions that you are likely to hear over and over are “boy or girl?” and “What are you going to call him or her?”
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  8. Sensitive baby skin

    Sensitive baby skin

    From birth, baby's skin can be very fragile and new, therefore it’s necessary to take care to protect it from bacteria or anything which could cause harm.
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  9. Daylight saving

    Daylight saving

    With the clocks turning backwards on 6th November, it is worth taking a few moments to think about the effect it can have on babies and toddlers and how you can best prepare them for it. But don’t worry - with a few simple tricks, you can get your children ready for the time change.
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