Posts Tagged ‘child’

Activities to Keep Preschoolers Busy

Activities to Keep Preschoolers Busy

Let’s be honest: there has been a moment when you have looked down at your gorgeous preschooler, and thought: all I want to do is make this phone call! But preschoolers are that wonderful and slightly tiring age when they are mobile and alert, but perhaps without the concentration span to stick to one activity. […] Read more…

de proofing your house

De Baby Proofing Your House

You’ve done it: you have managed to get past the sleepless nights (hopefully!), the nappies (probably), and nursery. Your child is now approaching that wonderful age of enquiring about the world around them, and being old enough for you to start to tell them. Yes, milk comes from cows, and yes, the world is round, […] Read more…

Rainbow Scented Glitter Slime

Rainbow Scented Glitter Slime

Few things are more fun to play with than slippery, slimy, gooey slime. And when you make it rainbow colored, glittery, scented slime, it doesn’t get much better than that! I came across this brilliant DIY slime recipe over at Modern Parents, Messy Kids blog. All you need is some liquid starch, glue, glitter and […] Read more…

how to toilet train a toddler

Toilet Training Tips

Toilet Training Tips Children learn how to use a potty or toilet in their own time. Toilet Training can be a complicated process, so try and be calm and patient and avoid power struggles. Look for signs When they’re getting ready to learn children might: stop playing and make noises or faces take themselves away and […] Read more…

raising toddlers

Toddlers 2-5 years

Two to three years Between two and three toddlers begin to see themselves as separate and independent individuals. They’re starting to understand ownership and will use words like “mine”. They’re more aware of, and interested in, other children but learning how to play takes lots of practice. Increased physical skills see them enjoying and sometimes insisting […] Read more…

The Baby View

Six things children need

The SKIP approach is based around the Six Principles – six things children need to grow into happy, capable adults – as outlined by The Discipline and Guidance of Children research report. Love and warmth You can never spoil a child with too much love. Showing warmth and affection builds trust, positive self-esteem. and strengthens your […] Read more…

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