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What Is Colic?

Colic is the term used when your otherwise healthy baby cries excessively and can't be soothed. All babies cry, of course, but crying is excessive...

Healthy Eating Habits for your Child

Healthy Eating Habits for your Child The toddler years of your child are between the age of one to three years, and according to experts,...

Can I Spoil My Child

Can I Spoil My Child? “Can I spoil my child?” said every parent at one point in their life. Raising a child is never that...

Everything You Need to Know About Water Births

Everything You Need to Know About Water Births Water births are when at least some of the labor or delivery occurs in a pool filled...

Siblings sharing a bedroom

For most families, it's just not possible to give siblings separate bedrooms because you don’t have the space, whether you have a third baby...

Rewards, Discipline and Children

Raising children is nothing short of a challenge, and its takes every inch of love, patience, determination and intuition to make the task successful...

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The birth of your baby is such an exciting time for any parents, it can be quite a daunting time for new parents and...

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Childrens swimming lessons

Childrens Swimming lessons can be lots of fun for people of all ages and children especially love getting in the water and enjoying themselves....

Afternoon sleep for baby or toddler

Sleep is vital for babies and young children, whose brains and bodies are developing at an extraordinary rate – but nighttime rest isn't enough....

How often should I bathe my baby

It is up to you how often you bathe your baby. Some babies love being in the water, and giving your baby a warm...

Why Babies and Children May Wake Up Early

Why Babies and Children May Wake Up Early The wake up timing of babies often sets up the tone for the rest of their day...

Travelling with Baby and Toddler

It is important that you get out and about travelling with baby as soon as possible. To do this you will need some basic...

Early Curiosity

Babies are born learners, with a natural curiosity to figure out how the world works.  Curiosity is the desire to learn.  It is an eagerness...

Growth Spurts and Growing Pains

Growth Spurts and Growing Pains Growth spurts and growing pains are two common conditions faced by babies and young children. Most of the parents are...

The Ultimate Guide to Baby Led Weaning

The Ultimate Guide to Baby Led Weaning Its feeding time and you are down on your knees trying to be at your baby’s level to...

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Food To Avoid During Pregnancy

Food to Avoid During Pregnancy It’s one thing to give into the cravings that hit you at 3:00am in the morning because of the hormonal surge...

Best Sleeping Positions During Pregnancy

Best Sleeping Positions During Pregnancy Tossing and turning all night long, throwing away your covers, and even wrestling with your pillow won’t help you find...

10 Easy Steps to Healthy Pregnancy

Enjoy a healthy pregnancy by following the 10 easy steps below. Have you just received the happy news that you are pregnant and a new...

Why Do Children Lie

Why Do Children Lie? How many times have you caught your kids doing something they are not supposed to be doing? Faking a cold to...

Toddler First Lesson – Sharing is Caring

Sharing is Caring - Teaching our children to share is teaching them compassion and love. Taking care of the well-being of your children — from...

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Nanny Options Tutors are professional child educators. They can help ensure your child achieves their full potential by finding you the ideal Tutor for the...

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Maternity Nurse Positions Nanny Options are now looking to fill Maternity Nurse Positions by recruiting Experienced and Qualified Maternity Nurses. Candidates need to have minimum of...

Top Tips for Bringing your Baby Home

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How to Teach Your Child to Call 999 for Assistance

How to Teach Your Child to Call 999 for Assistance We all agree to the fact that for all parents, safety of their children is...

Measles – What you Need to Know

Measles – What you Need to Know. Everyone wants to protect their children from contracting any dangerous diseases which could affect the quality of life...

Chicken Pox

Chicken Pox Everything to Know About This Childhood Disease Chicken pox was quite a common disease at one point in time, until the vaccine was made...

Signs that your Child has Meningitis

If you are worried about your little one and don’t want them to suffer, read onto find out all about meningitis and its signs...

Washing Hands

Teaching children from an early age about washing hands and learning about germs. If children don’t get into the habit of washing hands well and...

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A first aid kit can help you respond effectively to common injuries (bumps and falls) and emergencies. Keep at least one first aid kit...

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