Parenting

Starting Nursery

What to expect - and how to prepare - when your child starts nursery
Published:
19/09/2019
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Author:
Jane Gleasure
Parenting

The Hungry Caterpillar

A nursery favourite book 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' turns 50 years old and the RHS Gardens in Wisley are celebrating in style...
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Jane Gleasure
Parenting

Healthy Eating Week - Fun and healthy snack ideas

It's healthy eating week and we know it is always a struggle for parents to find healthier meals and snacks to treat their children during days off school, out and about and at home; especially if your child is a fussy eater. So we have pulled together a few simple ideas which are both healthy and fun for you and your kids to squeeze in some more healthy snacks.
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Jane Gleasure
Parenting

Questions to ask a childcare provider

We know how important finding the right childcare for your little ones is. You need to go to work and you need to feel reassured your little one is being well looked after and nurtured in their early years. So to help with this important decision we have compiled a list of questions you need to ask prospective childcare providers or have in mind when considering your options
Published:
02/05/2018
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Jane Gleasure
Parenting

Supporting Your Child’s Communication Skills as they Grow

More than simply learning to talk and communicate, is learning to understand and express themselves effectively. Developing these skills in young children plays a key role in developing positive self esteem and the success of their future social relationships.
Published:
01/03/2018
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Jane Gleasure
Parenting

15 Top Activity Ideas For You and Your Toddler When It’s Miserable Outside

Our list of 15 suggested activities for your little ones on miserable days indoors can help prevent boredom from setting in and use up pent up energy, whilst having fun!
Published:
January 25th 2018
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Author:
Jane Gleasure
Parenting

Overcoming Separation Anxiety Starting Preschool

One of the most traumatic of events for a child and parent with separation anxiety would be starting at a nursery or preschool. It’s a big step for a young child, a new environment with different sounds, smells and a lot of unfamiliar people not to mention, for many, a total change to their daily life with you beforehand. Thankfully there are a few tips and tricks to help ease the transition
Published:
11/01/2018
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Jane Gleasure
Parenting

A Guide to Potty Training

Published:
17th July 2015
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Jane Gleasure
Parenting