You Are Here: Home » Posts tagged "children"

WIN! A fabulous baby hamper worth over £100 from Cheeky Monkeys

Cheeky Monkeys is an independent boutique stocking gorgeous designer childrenswear for kids aged 0-14 years of age. Whether you are shopping online, instore or via facebook, they pride themselves on their service and can help you with everything from that newborn gift, to your special occasion outfit, or just your school shoes. With amazing brands like Joules, Mayoral, Frugi, Pretty Originals, Emile et Rose ...

Read more

How to make a fun kids’ snack with a story

At Yeo Valley, pancake making isn’t restricted to Shrove Tuesday. On a rainy day, or as an after-school snack, get out your frying pan and flex your arms for flipping! The pancake batter is quick and easy to make, Yeo Valley organic natural yogurt from British family farms making it extra creamy. The children will love helping out, what’s best of all is that the pancakes don’t have to be a circular shape. U ...

Read more

How to build healthy bones

We all know how important it is for children to grow strong, healthy bones, but how do we support this and feel confident they are getting all they need? What children eat is key to building strong bones. A diet with plenty of variety of fruits, vegetables, wholegrain starchy carbs, beans, pulses, nuts and seeds provide the backbone of nutrition. Quality meat, fish and dairy can also top this up. Dairy or d ...

Read more

How to establish a good bedtime routine

The first step to getting your baby to have a good night’s sleep is establishing a bedtime routine. It is tempting for parents to rush through bath time and get their children off to bed, but remember this time should be kept calm and relaxing, helping them to unwind before a restful night. Here are nspa’s expert tips for a good bedtime routine: Establish a set bedtime and start the routine 45 minutes befor ...

Read more

How to help children deal with change

You've all been there, standing rather self-consciously in a slightly over-sized new school blazer as your parents snap away with their camera for posterity. And as a new school year gets underway, it’s a scene that will have been played out up and down the country. But change, and moving up to a new school, can be a testing and worrying time, with many children hiding a feeling of trepidation behind that f ...

Read more

How to fly with children

When it comes to planning a holiday, many parents will fret over having to fly to get to their final destination. Whether it’s witnessing a screaming child or having your own kids act out, sitting in a confined airplane may not seem like the best way to start your trip. However, with a little pre-planning and patience, your journey in the air can become the perfect start to your holiday... Before you fly Th ...

Read more

How to make sure your child adopts good learning habits

In their earliest years, children learn almost exclusively by imitating other people. They see their parents laugh, and they laugh with them. They hear them talk and babble along too. They notice curse words we may say in front of them when we’re not paying attention. They learn to eat with a knife and fork — and the parents’ table manners become the children’s own. Or maybe not. Children internalise good l ...

Read more

How to improve your child’s handwriting

Encourage your child to start writing by teaching them some simple first steps. When the time comes for your child to learn how to write, it is crucial that they have the right tools. Engaging young children in writing has been known to develop higher thinking skills, build self-esteem and extend thinking patterns - as well as being a fun activity! Learning to write is a complicated process, so do not panic ...

Read more

WIN! A complete Thudguard kids safety set, worth over £100!

It's normal for young children to sustain bumps and bruises occasionally as part of exploring.  However, learning to walk in a world of hard surfaces can turn a special moment into a heart rendering incident in a flash.  Consider for one moment being the height of an average toddler. If you're not sure about this, get down on your hands and knees and have a wander around.  Look at all the furniture and hard ...

Read more
Scroll to top