• 5 Minute Halloween Ideas

    It’s Halloween and you have no time to spend crafting, baking and turning your home into the perfect eerie destination. Don’t stress we’ve got you covered. Here are some quick and easy Halloween ideas to get you and yours ready for some spooky fun! Easy Costume Ideas for your Kids These Halloween costumes can be put together at the last min...

    0 MIN READ

  • Puppies and Parenting

    This week on our blog, Melissa from the Parent Practice asks the question what does raising a puppy and raising a child have in common? Here are her thoughts: My only child has just turned 12. For the last 6 years she has been repeatedly asking for a sibling - in the form of a dog. After years of promises and procrastination we finally adopted Oz...

    0 MIN READ

  • Don't Pick Your Parenting Battles

    Don’t pick battles with your children. Battles are between enemies and result in a win/lose situation. If you win, your child loses. We often forget this when we talk about not letting our children ‘get away with things’ and not letting them win. Parents do need to provide discipline for children because their frontal lobes are not yet fully...

    0 MIN READ

  • My Top 5 Sleep Tips

      Sleep tips have to be one of the most written about subjects when it comes to babies and children, so I will do my very best to not bore you with stuff you have already read. Now, health warning on this, I’m not a doctor and claim no expertise other than having dealt with the problem – a lot. So here are my top 5. 1.Starting with the ...

    0 MIN READ

  • The Ultimate Guide To Winter Coats

    The winter coat should be the one big investment piece you buy for winter – all kids spend a lot of time out doors, so you need a coat that not only you both love but is warm and practical too. So what do you need to know? The Classic Puffer This is a great staple, buy the right one and it will keep them warm and dry throughout winter. The main d...

    0 MIN READ

  • Back To School Tips

    Back to School for parents invariably means getting their 'stuff' ready - be it uniform, stationary or endless name tagging. However, whilst this is essential, having been on holiday for so long, children also need some emotional preparation that sometimes gets lost in all the chaos. This week Melissa from the Parent Practice offers some top tips o...

    0 MIN READ

  • Win £100 Summer Wardrobe!

    In collaboration with MumandBaby Centre we are offering one lucky participant the chance to win £100 Summer Wardrobe for their little one. Simply enter the competition below for your chance to win. a Rafflecopter giveaway ...

    0 MIN READ

  • Getting boys to talk

    Some kids talk more than others. If you’ve got more than one child chances are you’ve noticed this. Some of that is down to temperament and some may be attributable to gender. I have a daughter who is very extroverted. She used to come home from school and tell me everything that had gone on in her day in the first 2 minutes. I had to gear myse...

    0 MIN READ

  • Improving your child’s attention span

    Does the fruit of your loins whom you love to death sometimes seem to have the attention span of a gnat? Does your darling child forget what you’ve asked him to do on the way to do it? Are you worried about their future at school? My boys used to fidget, get up and down, need the loo, stare out the window or chase imaginary rubbers around the flo...

    0 MIN READ

  • Little Wedding Guest

    Whilst the main preoccupation most of us Mum’s have on receipt of a wedding invitation is what shall I wear. When the little ones are invited too, the questions invariable multiply – with the most pressing two often being: what do they wear and how am I going to keep them on their best behaviour for an entire day? The Outfit: Boys Even for us g...

    0 MIN READ

Items 11 to 20 of 164 total

Newsletter