10 Tips to break the gender stereotypes!

The world is constantly shouting messages at children that ‘this is what girls do’ and ‘this is what boys do’. Whilst this is so common and seen in shopping centres, advertising, films and society; it doesn’t mean that it is okay or healthy for your child’s development.  Breaking gender-based stereotypes promotes equality in the skills ...
A parent’s guide: How to cope with a stubborn toddler

Every child is different and unique – just like adults. Children go through phases where their behaviour or mood changes; this is part of growing up.  Sometimes it’s just a bad day, sometimes it’s a bad week or month, and sometimes it’s a few years. No matter how long it lasts, dealing with a toddler ...
15 Crazy Hair Day ideas

One of my favourite special days at school is ‘Crazy Hair Day’, I am always blown away by how creative some of the ideas are and how nifty some parents are. Some ideas take a lot of preparation and time and others can be whipped up the night before – there’s an idea out there ...
8 Reasons why sleep is so important for kids.

Children lead very busy lives and are pretty active during the day (both physically and mentally); they are also growing and developing more and more every day. All of this means that sleep is crucial for every child every night.  While I am sure you would agree that it’s important for children to get enough ...
Pick the best outdoor toys for your toddler.

As the weather cools down, it’s time to head outside for some toddler playtime! Being outside is so important for toddlers, it gives them opportunities to explore their senses, experience different things and to take safe risks. Here are some perfect toys to use outside for your toddler this season: Paradiso Toys Shell Sandpit Red ...
Crib to big kid bed, here’s how to do it!

Could you have ever imagined your tiny bundle of joy not needing to sleep in a crib? Well, the time has come to move your baby - toddler, into a big kid bed. Yes we know, it's a big step both for you and for them, your little one is growing up! This adjustment often ...
Our best Superhero costumes this Halloween!

It's no secret that children love superheroes; there are many theories to why this is but most child psychologists will explain to you that the reason superheroes are so intriguing to 4-5-year-olds is that it's an age when they are trying to find their own place in the world and assert themselves. When they imagine ...
More cute, less spook! Costumes for the little ladies

Halloween doesn’t have to be all scary and spooky; the most important thing is for the children to dress up, have fun and ultimately bring home plenty of chocolate that you can enjoy once they are in bed! For the little ladies in your life, there are a multitude of options that you can choose ...