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When Do Babies Crawl? (And What You Can Do To Help)

In this post we’re going to answer the question – ‘when do babies crawl?’; look at the different types of baby crawling and movement; and find out if there’s anything we can do to help them take their first steps (or crawls or shuffles) on this exciting journey. Crawling is exciting! Crawling marks one of …

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The Really Useful Guide to Parenting Styles, Words and Phrases

The Really Useful Guide to Parenting Styles, Words and Phrases As if parenting wasn’t hard enough it sometimes feels like we have to learn a whole new language. Whilst writing this blog, I am not ashamed to say that I have had to lookup quite a few parenting words and terms to find out what …

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The Best Read Aloud Books – Bedtime Stories For Kids

The Best Read Aloud Books – Bedtime Stories For Kids This post includes some amazing and lovely bedtime stories for kids that they will love to hear again and again! Why Should You Read Bedtime Stories For Kids? Reading aloud to you child is amazing! It’s something you should do together often as it: Increases …

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Are You Singing Nursery Rhymes With Your Kids? (Here’s 7 Amazing Reasons You Should Be!)

This post is all about the amazing benefits of nursery rhymes for kids! We all remember nursery rhymes. Being bounced loving on our parent’s knees whilst being sung Humpty Dumpty – waiting excitedly for their legs to drop as ‘Humpty Dumpty had a great fall’ or happily clapping out Pat-A-Cake to the rhythm. Maybe like …

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Developmental Digest #2 – A Closer Look at Some Interesting Things

Welcome to Developmental Digest, Issue #2. This is a series of posts where I take a look at some interesting things, all to do with parenting and child development, that have caught my eye recently. I may have come across them during research for another post and considered them not relevant but still insightful or …

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Here’s 9 Incredible Reasons Why Children Should Read More

Why Should your children read more? Read this post to discover 9 compelling reasons why reading is so important to a child’s development. There is widespread scientific agreement that reading with and encouraging your children to read is beneficial. Learning to read is a key milestone in the development of a child which lays a …

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What Exactly is Baby Led Weaning? (A Scientific Look Into The Pros and Cons)

What is baby led weaning? What are the pros and cons? Does it work and is it right for your child? This post is a scientific look into the advantages and disadvantages of baby led weaning. I wanted to write this post as baby led weaning is something we did ourselves with our little one. …

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