The Benefit of Music and Singing With Toddlers

Young children are constantly learning, they are playing with the way words work and the rhythm and patterns in speech. This can be encouraged and strengthened through music. Here are some of my favourite reasons for spending time singing with your child (even if you think your singing is reserved purely for the shower): It ...
Crawling – Everything You Need to Know

Crawling is an exciting milestone for your baby, one of those special moments and ‘firsts’ that you hope to remember alongside the first smile, first time rolling over and what not. However, sometimes babies miss the crawling stage all together while others are reluctant to give it a try. So here is your go-to guide ...
Make the Most of the Beach During the Summer Heat

As the weather warms up, the options for outdoor fun get more limited for family fun. However, the beach is a perfect place to cool off and have some fun. There are so many wonderful beaches all around us and lots with built in facilities such as bathrooms and lifeguards. Get ready for a fun ...
Why Good Nutrition in Childhood is Vital

Children need the right balance of nutrients in order to be the best version of themselves; they need food to give them energy, to provide for their growing bodies and to keep them healthy. The first important concept is to ensure that your child has access to a wide variety of foods from infancy. Keep ...
Screen Time – Limits, Boundaries and Safety

In this new era, children are surrounded by technology and have more access to technology than ever before. This is something that should be celebrated and harnessed but it is also something that should be monitored and used in a safe way with clear boundaries. Let’s look at the basics: How often should children spend ...
Separation Anxiety, What You Need to Know

Separation anxiety is something that all children go through at some stage as they develop, it is normal, and it is a reflection on the close relationship you have with your child. It is something that as a teacher I see all the time! Whilst it is normal for a child to experience separation anxiety ...