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How do I wean my 2-year-old?

If you've decided that it's time to wean your little one, you've already taken the first step in the right direction! But this will be a rather big transition for your toddler, so if they're going through any other major changes, it might be best to wait until everything else has settled down. If...

How can I find the perfect nanny for my child?

  You've been racking your brain for hours. Your work schedule has changed, and you can't pick the children up from school. Someone needs to look after them for at least 3 hours every day. You've decided to hire a nanny, but you don't know where to start.There are so many options to choose ...

How do I give my toddler intrinsic feedback instead of blank praise?

 Intrinsic feedback. More and more parents are getting behind this new form of communication. You may have heard this term before, but what's the meaning behind this buzzword that seems to have come out of nowhere? Isn't it enough to just praise your child? How do you give your toddler intrinsic...

What are some common sleep issues?

It's a Friday evening, and you're tiptoeing out of your two-year-old daughter's room, having just soothed her to sleep with a bedtime story. Tonight, you're feeling hopeful. This is the third night in a row your daughter hasn't woken up after you've put her to bed, and you're hoping this evening ...

What arts and crafts activities can my toddler do?

 Okay, it's time to get your toddler introduced to arts and crafts. But it's a big, big world of possibilities, where do you start? Already, you're nervous at the thought of mess and cleaning up. What if your toddler isn't good at drawing? What if they eat the paint? How can we set up these ...

How can my toddler help with daily activities?

As you go about the house, picking up toys, putting shoes in the shelf, sweeping and mopping the floor, you notice you have a little shadow following you about. Your little one is watching you as you tidy and sort the place, greatly intrigued by the many tasks you're engaged in. After a ...

My child hits themself when they're stressed. Is this normal?

You've noticed something odd about your child's behaviour. When they're stressed, or can't explain their problem, they've started to hit themselves. Not too hard, but it's concerning all the same. You wish that they could just tell you what the issue is, and how they're feeling. How do you stop...

My child keeps overreacting to trivial things. Is this normal?

You're in the supermarket, when your child accidentally bumps into a display. Suddenly they're on the floor screaming and crying- what an overreaction! This isn't the first time it's happened either. And good luck trying to say “no” to them - they'll act like the world is ending! You may ...

Why is salt important in my child’s diet?

Why is salt important in my child's diet?Properly understanding salt's function in our diets is essential to living a healthy life. And when it comes to our children's health, it's really important we gain the right knowledge on how salt affects their overall well-being and the ways in which we ...

What is a balanced baby diet?

Now that your little one is eating solid foods alongside breastfeeding or formula milk, you'll hopefully be enjoying their company at mealtimes. They may not always like the food that's put in front of them, and it might get a little messy at times, but when you get it right and they just devour the...