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Category: Toddlers

Preparing for Isolation with Small Children

Preparing for Isolation with Small Children

Although the schools and nurseries are currently still open, many of you with younger children will have noticed the quick closure of many local Mum and Baby groups, baby classes and playgroups. We are being advised to stay at home unless it is necessary to go out and get food supplies. Lots with symptoms will…
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Weaning

Eating as a Family

One of the challenges I am asked about the most (sleep aside!) is fussy eating. Fussy eating is at an all-time high, with ever increasing numbers of children only eating a handful of limited foods, and it is, understandably, something which parents really worry about. The good news is that there are things you can…
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Balancing bath and beditme with a baby and toddler

Balancing bath and bedtime with a baby and toddler

Bringing a new baby into your little family bubble can be a daunting, yet exciting, experience for second time parents. The fear of how to deal with two children, when you have one child who holds your attention, starts to become real and you begin to try and work out how things will work logistically.…
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Flying with a Toddler

This week I put a post out on Instagram asking all parents who have flown with toddlers for their tips, as Rupert, the hubby and I are soon to be taking our first long haul flight together as a family (other than when we flew long haul at 4 months and he slept the entire…
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Long car journeys with babies and toddlers: tips and tricks for festive travel!

Lots of us will be facing long car journeys with babies and toddlers this Christmas and there might be that nagging feeling at the back of your mind that it’s not going to be easy. Once you’ve ticked off the Christmas shopping list, wrapped the presents, packed your bag, packed your little ones’ bags (and…
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Toddler Eating – Why Exposure is Key when Creating Good Eating Habits…

One of the most common topics I come across in my consulting work is toddlers who refuse to eat certain food types, the most common of those being vegetables or anything really that is “good” for them. Whilst refusing vegetables is a very normal stage in Toddler eating, and often occurs around 12-24 months, it…
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The Art of Fussy Eating – Toddlers at The Table

For many parents, the start of the second year means the end of night feeds, sleep regressions and the beginning of new exciting physical development stages for your toddler. However, it also marks the onset of eating problems and fussiness over food groups. Whilst it is totally normal for your child to start testing boundaries,…
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Exhausted Mummies and Tantruming Toddlers….A Survival Guide…

Exhausted Mummies and Tantruming Toddlers…A Survival Guide to your child’s second year… For the first year of your little ones life, you were totally and utterly in awe of your cute little baby – who smiled and giggled on request and slept soundly during their lunch nap which meant you had time to catch up…
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