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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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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 are the safety checks for my 1 - 2-year-old?

As a parent to a little toddler, you'll know all too well the fears that can arise surrounding their safety. Suddenly, every knife in the kitchen feels a lot more dangerous, and every wire poking out from underneath the utility cupboard door feels a lot more imposing. When you have a very small chil...
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How do I breastfeed? And other rules?

How do I breastfeed? And other rulesOnce your baby arrives, you'll likely be keen to begin breastfeeding as soon as possible. But despite the fact that it's a natural process, breastfeeding isn't necessarily instinctive. It's a learned skill. You may try several times and, while your baby gets some ...
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How can I ensure my child gets the iron they need?

How can I ensure my child gets the iron they need?When you think of iron, perhaps you imagine swords, shields and antique helmets, or maybe you're reminded of the pile of crumpled washing sat waiting on the ironing board. What probably doesn't spring to mind is the wellbeing and health of your child...
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How do I introduce my baby to strangers?

How should I introduce my baby to strangers?You're on the way to see some friends of yours, friends you haven't seen in a long while, and you're super excited for them to meet your 6-month old baby! After a long drive, you've finally arrived, so you hurry out of the car, your little one in your...
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413 How can I help my other siblings get along with my toddler?

How can I help other siblings get along with my toddler?Your eldest child runs into your bedroom complaining that their younger sister has stolen their favourite Barbie doll – again. And you know that she's doing it just to be antagonistic. Why? Because she's a toddler!Remember, toddlers are self-...
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Are teething necklaces an actual thing?

Are there benefits to using teething necklaces?Your little one has recently begun teething, and it just breaks your heart to see them so uncomfortable. There's a whole lot of crying, and even screaming, and they're barely getting any sleep. You lie with them crying in your arms, wondering, what can...
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Is it okay to use teething numbing gels?

Ever since the moment you gave birth to your baby, you haven't been able to take your eyes off them, and have utterly relished in watching how they change and develop from one day to the next. Because as any parent will tell you, the first few days and weeks fly by, and you don't want to miss one mo...
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How to deal with my 1 -2-year-old's temper tantrums

How to deal with my 1 - 2-year-old's temper tantrumsYou're hurrying down the aisles of your local supermarket, busy doing the weekly shop with your one-year-old toddler. As you're in a bit of a hurry, you grab their hand and walk briskly past the sweet aisle on your way to pick up some bread. You're...
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