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Overcoming the challenges of parenting in the 21st century

As parents, we all want what’s best for our children, whatever their age. But given that there’s no definitive guide to parenting, getting to grips with what actually is ‘best’ can be tricky. There are so many mixed messages out there, that it can often feel overwhelming. It’s not always easy to know what the right thing to do is – especially when faced with the uniquely modern challenges of parenting in the digital age. The world has changed a… Read more

Posted 15th August 2018  Tags

 

How to keep your baby or toddler active

We all know that it’s important to stay active, but it may surprise you to learn that your baby or toddler benefits from daily activity too. Health experts suggest that infants should spend 60 minutes every day doing some kind of physical activity, and not spend more than 60 minutes at any one time being sedentary. It doesn’t have to be a sport as such – just something that gets them up and moving. Why it’s important to keep your… Read more

Posted 2nd August 2018  Tags

 

How to set a bedtime routine for your baby

Sleep is vital to your baby’s development, but setting a bedtime routine can be difficult for parents to introduce. After all, for someone so tiny, a baby will cause major upheaval! For the first few months of their life, your baby will sleep – and wake – at any time during the day or night. Newborns don’t develop their circadian rhythms (or internal timing mechanisms) until around 2-3 months old. In fact, it is believed that for the first 6-8… Read more

Posted 30th July 2018  Tags

 

Baby-friendly staycation inspiration!

For some parents, the idea of going abroad with small children just feels too daunting. Luckily, the UK is home to beautiful beaches, idyllic countryside and cosmopolitan cities; you don’t have to travel far to recreate the foreign holiday mood closer to home. From short breaks to fortnight-long getaways, feel inspired by Blighty with our at-home holiday guide. Wherever you’re off to, be sure to check out our tips on how to holiday with your baby beforehand. UK… Read more

Posted 4th July 2018  Tags

 

How to keep your baby safe in the sun

Summer is the perfect season to spend quality time outdoors with your little one, but it’s important to make sure that they stay safe in the sun. A baby’s skin is much more sensitive than an adult’s, so protecting them from harmful UV rays is crucial for their health and wellbeing. In fact, evidence suggests that sun exposure and sunburns during childhood can multiply the risk of developing skin cancer later in life. In the UK, we’re not quite used… Read more

Posted 29th June 2018  Tags