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  • Speech and language and how to promote this

    Learning to speak and use language is essential to children’s well being. It will enable them to communicate with the people around them, so they can express their feelings, make…

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  • Learning through PLAY! Not worksheets

    Whilst parents are eager for their children to learn, in order to prepare them for school, the way in which they go about it isn’t always the most beneficial for…

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  • Emergent writing

    Emergent writing is the process of understanding that writing is a form of communication. Children’s reading and writing skills develop simultaneously, as they are interrelated. This means that reading skills…

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  • Engaging with your child – being on the phone!

    Mobile phones are great for communicating with friends and finding out information quickly but they can also have a detrimental impact on family relations. Far too many people are so…

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  • New additions to the family

    Although having another baby on the way is an exciting time for you and your partner, the idea of becoming a big brother or big sister can be a little…

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  • Physical – bikes, walking and the expectations around this

    Your child will experience a number of milestones during their life but none as special as their very first steps. One day they’ll be crawling along the floor and the…

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  • Socialising with others

    Children need the opportunity to socialise with others their age in order to develop their social skills, form friendships and learn more about the world around them. Although children have…

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  • Manners at mealtimes

    Toddlers’ mealtimes can get pretty messy, especially when they are spitting, throwing and squashing their food, all whilst eating with their mouths open. Research indicates that children should be able…

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  • Bedtime routines

    Sleep is vital to young children’s development, so it’s important that they are getting between eleven and twelve hours sleep every night. Establishing a bedtime routine is therefore essential and…

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  • Biting and Behaviour

    Biting is a fairly common behaviour among toddlers but as a parent it’s only natural to feel concerned, after all, you don’t really want your child to be known as…

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