Category: Parenting Advice

“How to Get My Child to Sleep” 

I’m focusing this week on my blog on Sleep. Before you get excited I’ve not discovered the elusive magical answer to a full night sleep nor am I an expert in helping children to go to sleep. But I am an expert and frequent ‘googler’ of “how to […]

Indoor Activities for Active Kids 

With the cold and wet weather I’ve been on a mission to find indoor ways to keep my kids active, develop their gross motor skills and let’s face it..preserve my sanity by letting them burn off energy before bed. Don’t get me wrong I love going for walks […]

How to Teach the Alphabet

Learning the letters of the alphabet is a fundamental building block in learning to read and write. One of the first things to think about when introducing the alphabet is your child’s environment- does it support your child’s learning of abcs? Are books and any other resources that […]

The Secret Benefits of Colouring

Colouring is one of those wonderful, classic children’s activities that is adored by many. But there’s a lot more going on than just getting colour on paper- whilst colouring, children are ‘secretly’ (shh! Don’t tell them!) learning and developing a whole array of skills. Perhaps the most talked […]