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5 Feb 2019

6 of The Biggest Mistakes New Parents Make When It Comes to Baby Sleep

Parents sometimes expect that a child’s sleep habits will change overnight, often leading to unnecessary parental anxiety when a child is not sleeping through the night. It is important to get to know your child’s sleep patterns and identify any unhelpful habits which may be preventing children from developing healthy sleep association. Here are 6 […]

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4 Feb 2019

Tips to Help Your Child Not Fall Sick

I’m staying home from school today. I’d rather be in bed pretending that I have a pain that’s pounding in my head. I’ll say I have a stomach ache. I’ll claim I’ve got the flu. I’ll shiver like I’m cold and hold my breath until I’m blue. I’ll fake a cough. I’ll fake a sneeze. […]

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30 Jan 2019

Valentine’s Day – DIY Cards

Hallmark step aside; Hummingbird has some simple card ideas for you this Valentine’s Day! Sure, store-bought cards work in a pinch, but these homemade Valentines are the sweetest way to express your love on February 14. Love is a Universal Language Trace your little one’s handprint on a coloured piece of paper and cut it […]

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7 Jan 2019

Tips for Travelling with Toddlers

Travelling with children can be daunting. You need to worry about getting yourself, your children and your baggage to the airplanebefore taking on the flight! The best way to enjoy a calm flight is to be well prepared. Here are some tips to make sure your family is ready for both, short and long-haul flights! […]

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6 Jan 2019

Healthy Eating Tips After the Holidays

With Christmas and New Year behind us, it’s time we slowly get back to our routines – work, school, chores and eating habits will soon be back to normal. To transition back to whole nutrition after weeks of feasting, we suggest a gentle and gradual approach. Below are some ideas to help ease your family […]

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17 Dec 2018

Moving on Up! – A Guide to Transitioning

The changes that happen when children transtition to a nursery or pre-school can be daunting and children and parents, both, may be anxious. However, these nerves can be controlled by encouraging positive feelings about progressing on to the next chapter in their lives. It’s important to remember to stay positive and encourage excitement about moving […]

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29 Nov 2018

Talking to Toddlers With Positive Language

Saying ‘no’ to your little ones is not the end of the world – in fact, sometimes it is just what your child needs to hear. A firm ‘no’ can have a precise impact at times when you really need it to, but if you are trying to get your child to listen to an […]

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28 Nov 2018

Technology in Early Years – Tips & Guidelines to Optimise Screen Time

In today’s society, technology is integrated into everyday life. For most people reaching for their phone is the first movement completed in the day! Tech is also moving into homes and schools at an alarming rate. Children as young as a year and a half are able to unlock phones, want to use a video […]

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25 Oct 2018

Developmental Milestones: What Helps Your Baby Learn and Grow?

The end goal of any parent who takes the decision to place their child in a nursery is to see their infant, toddler or pre-schooler reach key developmental milestones. While choosing a nursery, your child and you need to step into an environment that immediately immerses you into a warm, welcoming, colourful and interactive space. […]

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