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Category: Toddlers

Top Tips on Toddler Eating

Toddler eating is a topic that I am often asked about on Instagram and from my 1-1 clients. I know that it is something that can have ups and downs: sometimes over holidays toddlers’ eating can take a turn, so I wanted to discuss how we can help our toddlers to get into a healthy…
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All About Play (At Home)

Laura House is the education lead at ‘Tiny’, an organisation that recruits and leads childminders. She focuses on all things play for children from 0-5. She’s also a Mum and is perfectly placed to provide us with lots of tips and ideas to encourage our children to learn through play. Heidi asked her some questions…
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The Toddler Cot to Bed Transition

Hopefully, if you’re reading this, you’ve got a beautifully sleeping baby or toddler who is in a cot and whether you worked on sleep at 3, 5, 10 months or a year you’ve got to a stage where – fingers crossed – they’re sleeping beautifully. If that is not the case then don’t be worrying…
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Toddler Tantrums

Toddler Tantrums are one of the biggest topics that I am asked about in my 1-1 and workshop work. To help you – and your toddlers – remain cool and calm during a tantrum episode, I hope some of these tips will be helpful. The first thing to be mindful of when we talk about…
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Toddler Sleep Phases

One of the first thing we start to realise about toddlers is that they are much more demanding and they want to be in control compared to when they were bundles of baby joy! This means that sleep is a completely different thing – a lot of it is very emotionally driven. Do not underestimate…
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Top Fussy Eating Tips

Having spent so much time looking after children since I was 16 years old, I have had so much experience of toddlers who are fussy eaters. What I’ve learned is what works and what doesn’t work so well with regards to encouraging little people to eat healthily. During this time I tested out various strategies…
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Encouraging Toddlers To Listen

It is really normal for toddlers not to listen. I firmly believe that reassurance is key because a lot of parents come to me and feel that their toddler is the only one who isn’t listening. I promise you that this is not the case: it’s very normal for toddlers not to listen at times.…
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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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