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How do I raise confident and positive children?

How do I raise confident and positive children?If you could pass just one personality trait on to your child, is there anything better than confidence? A confident child is a happier, healthier child, better equipped to deal with any challenges and frustrations that life throws at them. It is the...
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How can the environment affect my child’s development?

How can the environment affect my child's development?As parents, we naturally do everything we can to ensure our kids have what they need to be happy and healthy little individuals. We put nutritious, delicious food on their plates every day, we tuck them up in a warm bed every night. We find ...
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How can I teach my child to bake healthy recipes?

Baking is one of life's most simple pleasures, no matter how old you get. It's therapeutic, it's satisfying, and it's also a fantastic way to bond with your preschool child, while teaching them valuable life skills. But baked goods do have a bit of a reputation for being full of sugar and fat, ...
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How do I effectively praise my child?

For them to grow up to be strong, proud, happy humans, full of confidence and healthy amounts of self-esteem, children need consistent and continual praise. As a parent, it's very easy to fall into the trap of generic praise, and spurt out the odd, ‘well done you' or ‘that's fantastic', but ...
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What can I learn from Hygge about parenting my child?

All around the world, kids are being raised within different cultures, and are growing up in different ways. Here at UNII, we believe that when it comes to parenting and ensuring our children's wellbeing, it's always useful to hear about the way that our neighbours across the globe are doing it!...
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What is wellbeing for kids and how do we achieve it?

What is wellbeing for kids and how do we achieve it?These days, we all recognise the importance of wellbeing. We know that everyone needs the odd holiday from work to relax and reset, that we must all eat a healthy and balanced diet, and that our bodies and minds should be treated with the ...
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How do I take care of my child's oral health?

How do I take care of my child's oral health?When we are children, the most we tend to think about our teeth is in relation to when the tooth fairy might arrive and deposit a few golden coins under our pillow! But as we get older, we begin to care much more about the health of our teeth, and ...
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What do I need to know about the different types of fats in relation to my child's health?

Having already spent some time learning about fats and their relationship to health, we know that dietary fats and their link to nutrition is far more complex than most people think, with scientists still having a lot to discover. However, we know that as humans, we need certain fats to be ...
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What role should nuts and seeds have in my preschooler’s diet?

What role should nuts and seeds have in my preschooler's diet? Finding meals for your little ones that are both healthy and tasty isn't always the easiest of tasks, we know just how picky our preschoolers can be! Therefore, sometimes it's necessary to get a little creative with how to make sure ...
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How can I keep my child’s environment sanitary?

How can I keep my child's environment sanitary?We know that it's important to keep our homes clean for the health of our family. It always has been and it always will be. But it's also important to remember that it's virtually impossible to spray, wipe and hoover away every single germ that ...
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