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What codewords can my toddler use to let me know how they're feeling?

Your toddler's in the middle of a full-blown tantrum, screaming, crying, throwing food – the works. And it was supposed to be such a happy day! It's their birthday and the whole family is there. But something's upset your little one and set them off. They cry and scream for a whole 45 ...

How do I turn toddler conflicts into teachable moments?

 Your toddler has their friend round for a play date. At first, it seems like everything is going smoothly, but suddenly one toddler yanks a toy away from the other. Then there's the calm before the storm, and you can see tears well up in their eyes. Then comes the crying and screaming, and ...

How can I encourage emotional security in my child?

As we move further and further along in our adult lives, we begin to learn so much more about ourselves; and come to understand why we are the way we are, and why we act the way we act. They say that everything stems from childhood, but what does this mean for us as parents when we bring our own ...

What are 8 easy lunch and dinner suggestions?

After a long day of work, energy and time are in short supply, and preparing and cooking an entire meal for your family can often feel like a big undertaking. When it feels like too much to handle there's no shame in ordering in the odd pizza, but don't give up on healthy meals! We've put ...

What is niacin, and how much does my child need?

If, by some chance, you've already stumbled across the word ‘niacin' and know what it means, hats off to you! But if not, don't worry. We recognise that it's hardly going to come up in everyday conversation. But with that being said, it is, in fact, a rather important vitamin that comes from a ...

What do I do if my toddler has gone back to baby talk and babbling?

What do I do if my toddler has gone back to baby talk and babbling?You were just beginning to see such huge developments in your little one's use of language; they were getting the hang of pointing out objects and naming them accordingly, and their level of communication was beginning to improve ...

What is pyridoxine, and how much does my child need?

While pyridoxine might sound like a harmful poisonous chemical, it's an essential vitamin required by our bodies for healthy and proper function. Now, there's absolutely no shame in admitting that you haven't heard of this word; after all, it's not a word that often comes up in conversation. So ...

What rules can I set up for my child’s bedtime?

What rules can I set up for my child's bedtime?It's 7pm on a weeknight in your family's household, which means bedtime for your tiny tot

What is folate, and how much does my child need?

You may have heard of the word ‘folate', and perhaps you already know it's a vitamin. But what exactly is it? And what is its function in the body? Let's go into more detail and discover why it's so important for your child's health.What is folate?Folate, or vitamin B9, is a vitamin that helps ...

What is cobalamin, and how much does my child need?

If by some chance you've already stumbled across the word ‘cobalamin' and know what on earth it means, hats off to you! If not, don't worry. We recognise that it's hardly going to come up in everyday conversation. But with that being said, it is, in fact, a rather important vitamin that comes ...