Learning through play

Everyday play can do wonders for little people’s development and learning.  You might have read one of our recent articles about the importance of learning beginning at home. This discusses the development of learning sacks which can be used with little ones and suggests some different themes which can be used. You can read more […]

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Milestones

When you have children you embark on a series of important milestones with them. The first time you hear them cry The first feed The first dirty nappy (if you have had a hospital birth they often won’t let you leave without this) The first night (normally interesting) The first bath The first smile The […]

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The self-service buffet

Co-sleeping was never something I set out to do with any of my children. They always had their own beds and they were going to sleep in them. Parenting isn’t like that though is it? Things don’t always go to plan and children don’t always sleep well. I wrote a while back about ‘Bed Hopping‘ […]

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Potty training: part two

Dry Like Me, the award-winning potty training pads worn in children’s own pants, have just filmed their first ever TV advertisement – and it is hilarious. The ad features a class of toddlers being taught about potty training by an older child and, during the shoot, the toddlers had lots of fun with the Dry […]

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Potty training: part one

Potty training can be one of those things parents look forward to and dread in equal measure. Potty training signifies the onset of a greater independence and development in your child and a huge cost saving for you – no more nappies. However, it isn’t a quick process normally and getting through it can be […]

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The most difficult age

Recently a few people have asked me what I feel is the most difficult age. Now all I can comment on is my view so far. We are yet to reach the teenage years, so I am fully prepared to change my point of view when the time comes. So far for me, without a […]

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