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April 2019

19/04/2019

Best ways to celebrate baby’s first Easter

Easter conjures up images of bunnies, chocolate eggs, and lambs grazing on grassland. But this year is different. Forget stuffed toys – you’ll have the cutest bunny of them all. Yes, this Easter you’ll be holding a very real, very adorable tiny human. And even though your little one is too wee for chocolate and sweets galore, you can still celebrate this holiday in a meaningful and memorable way. It’s the perfect occasion for gathering with family, starting traditions, capitalising on cute photo opportunities, or simply celebrating new life. Here... Read More

12/04/2019

How can parents alleviate bullying?

According to a shocking new survey conducted by the YMCA, over half of the children in England and Wales are bullied. Bullying has always been prevalent amongst young people, but since the dawn of the all-seeing, all-commenting, all-tweeting eagle eye of social media, this behaviour now has the capacity to be even more pernicious and harmful. The effects of bullying can be devastating; its known to affect school performance, cause low self-esteem, and trigger anxiety and depression. Needless to say, bulling can be immensely upsetting for child and parent alike.... Read More

05/04/2019

How to deal with a clingy toddler

Clinginess will blight most toddlers in varying degrees. Perhaps your little one is always firmly rooted in your lap, or follows your around the house 24/7, to the extent you can’t even do laundry alone, let alone use the bathroom? Oh, and play dates – you can forget them. She’s not fussed as long as you are there. Basically, if you’re not within eyesight, the waterworks are switched on pronto. So, what can you do if your tot suffers from separation anxiety? Fortunately, as with most developmental stages, your child’s... Read More