Child development

Baby Poo, letting it go…

let-it-go

Week 1 At the beginning there as baby poo. Shit loads of baby poo. OMG It’s bloody endless!!! When will it stop??? Week 2 OMG why hasn’t he/she pooed yet, they need to poo, what should we do? Why haven’t they pooed? Relax, let it go. Your little one will eventually get rid of it.…

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Our favourite bloggers 2018

Too many mummy blogs are all about product placement and forcing a story so we have picked our favourite that are still grate for learning about children and growing up, with just a little mummy info. Tigerlilly Quinn It’s about her and her family life with some wonderful photos thrown in too. It feels like…

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Why do toddlers and babies like repetition?

**waves arms up and down** “More, more” “Again, again” ……As you repeat the same silly thing for the 8th time. Even though it’s rewarding when I hear that giggle or see the ear to ear grin, there is actually a very good reason why another cup of tea has gone cold… Repetition is extremely important…

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Sensory processing disorder (SPD) – can toys help?

Sensory processing disorder is a state where the brain has trouble processing information collected from the senses. Information comes in thick and fast from every sense in our body. The traditionalist will maintain that there are 5 senses, but there is argument for at least one, possibly 3 more. Touch Taste Sight Smell Hearing (Vestibular)…

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Heuristic Play – Toddlers and their ability to create a masterpiece

Through my classes and teaching I encourage children to play heuristically with or without the objects around them but I try to create a stimulating and engaging environment in every class. When a child learns Heuristically they are discovering for themselves. When a child ‘learns through doing’ they are doing so Kinesthetically. These two style…

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The influence you have on your children

The influence you have on your children Have you ever wondered why your child wants to use your phone so much? Or why your a baby loves playing with your keys. To you, you are their world –  You have a bond together like no other. You have just made an extension to your selves.…

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