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Biting

Some children bite instinctively, because they have not developed self-control. For example, when 3-year-old Marcus grabs a doll from his 2-year-old sister Gina, her first response is to bite him and grab the doll. She doesn’t stop to think about other ways to act or the result of her actions. But there are many other […]

Toddler Sleep

How much sleep does my toddler need? The table below outlines roughly how much sleep toddlers need. These figures are just averages, though. Every child is different, so don’t worry if your toddler needs a little more sleep or a little less sleep than shown in this guide. 

Head Lice

Here’s how to check your child for head lice by wet combing: Wash your child’s hair with her regular shampoo, then apply plenty of conditioner and leave it in. Comb her hair thoroughly with a wide-toothed comb to remove any tangles Use the detection comb from the roots of your child’s hair to the tips. […]

Sun Cream

In this warm weather, it’s vital that we protect sensitive young skin. We want your child to play outside in the fresh air as much as possible. Rather than add another burden on you, we are happy to apply the cream – in fact we do it twice a day. We stock plenty of sun […]

Millie’s Mark

I am pleased to announce that we have earned the right to be recommended for a mark of approval from the Millie foundation. This mark is named after Millie Thompson, who died after choking on food at a nursery in 2012 when she was just 9 months old. The achievement of the mark confirms that […]

Choking vs Gagging

Gagging … Child will open mouth and push their tongue forward. Their Face may be bright red. The child will splutter and cough – this is a good sign, it means they are working the blockage out. Children have a heightened gag reflex, designed to keep them safe from choking. Do NOT interfere with a […]

Toddler’s Teeth

From brushing their first tooth to their first trip to the dentist, here’s how to take care of your children’s teeth. A regular teeth-cleaning routine is essential for good dental health. Follow these tips and you can help keep your kids’ teeth decay-free. Toothbrushing tips It’s important to use a fluoride toothpaste, as this helps prevent and control […]

Toddler Sleeping

What will my toddler’s sleep pattern be at 12 months? Although your child’s growing more independent each day, he still has many of the same needs as when he was a baby, especially when it comes to sleep. From 12 months to 18 months, your toddler will need around 13 hours to 14 hours of sleep […]