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5 Things To Say Instead Of “Don’t Cry” 5 Things To Say Instead Of “Don’t Cry”
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5 Things To Say Instead Of “Don’t Cry”

Our in-house Children Services Curriculum Advisor, Jenny Kable, shares ideas on what to say to console your crying toddler.
2 Easy Ways To Support Mindfulness in Toddlers 2 Easy Ways To Support Mindfulness in Toddlers
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2 Easy Ways To Support Mindfulness in Toddlers

Growing evidence suggests that teaching mindfulness to children can help with learning, decision making, emotional intelligence, self-confidence and connectedness to others. Here are 2 fun ways to teach your little ones mindfulness and help express their feelings.
6 Steps to Introducing Your Child to a New Food 6 Steps to Introducing Your Child to a New Food
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6 Steps to Introducing Your Child to a New Food

Our in-house Dietitians Anna & Alex explore the 6 step approach to help children eat a greater variety of foods and increase their confidence in trying new foods.
Child Developmental Milestones: A Checklist for Babies & Toddlers Child Developmental Milestones: A Checklist for Babies & Toddlers
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Child Developmental Milestones: A Checklist for Babies & Toddlers

Developmental Milestones are usually recognised as guides for tracking a child’s development. They can be ordered into certain groupings, based on physical, emotional, social, cognitive and language development.
Exploring the Benefits of Sensory Play for Children Exploring the Benefits of Sensory Play for Children
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Exploring the Benefits of Sensory Play for Children

Toddlers absolutely delight in exploring their world through their senses. Sensory play - play that stimulates any of a child’s senses - builds cognitive skills and influences how your child learns about their world.
Busting The Myths Behind Raising Children With More Than One Language Busting The Myths Behind Raising Children With More Than One Language
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Busting The Myths Behind Raising Children With More Than One Language

Our in-house speech pathologists address the common myths on raising a child with more than one language and provide information on what to expect with their language development.
Managing Screen Time Managing Screen Time
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Managing Screen Time

Is your child’s screen-time healthy or harmful for their wellbeing, growth and development? Find out practical and useful tips for managing screen-time at home with Dr Kristy Goodwin.

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2 Easy Ways To Support Mindfulness in Toddlers 2 Easy Ways To Support Mindfulness in Toddlers
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2 Easy Ways To Support Mindfulness in Toddlers

Growing evidence suggests that teaching mindfulness to children can help with learning, decision making, emotional intelligence, self-confidence and connectedness to others. Here are 2 fun ways to teach your little ones mindfulness and help express their feelings.
Respectful Nappy Changes Respectful Nappy Changes
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Respectful Nappy Changes

“Nappy changing is not just about getting a job done, or having a clean baby. Our hands are a baby’s introduction to the world. If they touch slowly, gently, and “ask” a child for cooperation rather than demand it, we are rewarded with a relationship bound in trust, respect and the inexorable knowledge of our importance to each other.” – Janet Lansbury
Sparking The Imagination For Babies Sparking The Imagination For Babies
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Sparking The Imagination For Babies

Our in-house Children Services Curriculum Advisor, Jenny Kable, shares tips to develop your babies imagination.
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