Toddler

How to teach your toddler to share

As your toddler starts playing more with other children, the issue of sharing can come up. Here are some tips for encouraging sharing skills. Many toddlers have trouble sharing, and while it’s perfectly normal, there are things you can do to help them through this phase and discover the benefits of sharing with friends and […]

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A guide to caring for toddler skin

Toddler skin is more resilient than a newborn’s but still needs special care. Here are some tips for keeping your child’s skin healthy. As your toddler grows, their skin becomes more resilient, but it’s still much more delicate than an adult’s, meaning it needs special care.   Here are some tips for keeping your child’s […]

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How to get your baby into a routine

Having a routine can make life easier and more enjoyable for you and your baby. But how do you start getting your baby to follow a schedule? Here are a few ideas. When your baby is a newborn there probably won’t be much of a pattern to what he does and even if there is, […]

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Baby milestones: sitting up

Sitting up gives your baby a different view of the world. It’s a crucial stage in the journey to crawling and walking. When does sitting up happen? Your baby will be able to sit propped up or supported by cushions from birth. But he has to learn to be able to hold his head up […]

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Toddler milestones: Independence

It can be hard when your baby starts spending more time away from you. Equally, it can be worrying if your toddler won’t let you go.  Here’s what to expect from this development stage. What happens when my toddler starts becoming independent?   As your toddler grows, you’ll notice they want to do more things […]

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6 useful tips for tackling a fussy eater

Concerned about your toddler’s eating habits? Here are some useful tips to get poor or fussy eaters to try to enjoy their meals Avoid confrontation at the table If they reject their dinner, just take the food away without saying anything. Forcing your toddler to eat is likely to have the opposite reaction. If your […]

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Tummy Time

With your baby spending so much time on their back while they sleep, they need some tummy time while they’re awake! Most of your baby’s vital developments occur when they’re on their tummies.   Lying on their back is the safest position whilst they sleep, so during the day they need to spend some time […]

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5 common fears toddlers have and how to deal with them

Toddlers are starting to understand the concept of fear and becoming aware of dangers. Here are some tips to help you deal with 6 common toddler fears. Fear of the dark and monsters   Your toddler is at a stage in their development when they can’t yet separate reality from fantasy. In a dark room, […]

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How to keep your baby cool in hot weather

Your baby can’t communicate when they are too hot so it is your job to make sure they are at a comfortable temperature. Lots of problems can occur if your baby is too hot so we’ve got some tips on how you can keep your little one cool in high temperatures.   Clothing It might […]

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Baby milestones: walking

When does walking happen? It varies from baby to baby. Most will probably walk at between 12 and 15 months. But some may walk as early as 9 months, while late starters might not get on their feet unaided until they’re 17 or 18 months old. Your baby will do it at his own pace. […]

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