September 15, 2023
Finding things to do with baby is a mission for every parent. Why? Because introducing varied experiences from baby to toddler years is not just about keeping them entertained; it’s about shaping their future.
These significant moments play a significant role in moulding their cognitive and physical development. So, we’re here to tell you about the best activities and experiences that can enrich these formative years, ensuring your child gets the best start in life.
1. Sensory Experiences for Babies:
One of the most enriching things to do with baby is to introduce them to sensory play. Sensory experiences are vital for babies
June 25, 2023
Have you ever considered the miraculous journey of a child’s brain development during the early years? This period, teeming with growth and transformation, is a marvel to behold. To explore this intricate process in more depth, here are 6 fascinating facts you may not know about your child´s brain development.
#1 – The majority of brain growth happens in the first 5 years.
A fact that might surprise you is that a newborn’s brain, though only about a quarter of an adult’s in size, expands to almost 90% of adult size by age five. And that’s just the start.
In the early years,
May 17, 2023
You have a newborn on the way? Congratulations! If you haven’t thought about a name yet, it might be worth taking inspiration from the royal family. Royal baby names are timeless and keep cropping up after generations, so if you’re unsure what to name your baby, here are a few suggestions that never go out of fashion. There’s no harm in naming your baby after royalty, after all!
Royal Baby Names to get inspired by and what they mean
Edward: Rich guard
Many kings have gone by the name Edward over the centuries, although the most famous one has got to be King
March 16, 2022
As a parent, you can often feel powerless during a teething phase. After all, a teething baby can be difficult to console. So what can you do to help?
We’ve outlined some helpful tips and tricks to support you and your child through their teething phase. Everything from what symptoms to expect, how long the teething phase should last and, most importantly, what you can do to help. So without further ado, here’s everything you need to know about teething:
What to expect
Typically, teething begins around the 6-12 month mark. But don’t worry too much if your child starts teething slightly sooner
September 20, 2021
Sensory bins are all the rage at the moment – and for good reason! With so many different tools and textures, they’re a great way to stimulate your toddler and boost their development. The good news doesn’t stop there either – they’re also incredibly easy to make! In just 5 simple steps, we’ll show you how to make a sensory bin so that your toddler can start discovering independent play!
Here is our definitive guide for how to make a sensory bin:
1. Find a container
The first step to making your own sensory bin is finding the best container for
June 3, 2021
With ever-changing rules and regulations, being able to get outdoors has been a great comfort to many of us over the past year. We now know how much it can improve our mental and physical health, but do these benefits extend to our children? In choosing to take your baby outside, you’re opening them up to a whole new world of exciting experiences and health benefits. Here are our 6 key reasons to spend more time outdoors with your baby.
New surroundings promote cognitive development
Cognitive development is essentially the process of how children think and ultimately learn. By allowing them to explore
July 20, 2020
Did you know that children develop more rapidly during the first 5 years of their lives than at any other time?
It’s true. That’s why this crucial period is known as ‘the foundation years.’
If you nurture certain skills during these first 5 years, you create a solid foundation from which your child can build on for the rest of their life. Think of it as giving them a head start to learning.
Talking about starting right, literacy is one of those skills that parents can nurture in those early years. Why literacy? Because reading and writing are the fundamentals of early education,
February 3, 2020
Babies love anything that involves touching, tasting, looking and listening, especially in those first few weeks – have you ever wondered why?
Whether you have or you haven’t, it’s because babies crave sensory experiences; every single one of these sensory experiences then contributes to their physical, emotional, and social development, so you could say that the brain is in a state of ‘extreme learning’ from birth.
To help satisfy this need that babies have, it is vital that parents know what their baby is fascinated with in those first few weeks to months so that they can help them explore it. Here
September 30, 2019
Having a newborn baby is exhausting, especially in those early days but there is a light at the end of the tunnel! Yes, in those first few weeks, sleepless nights will feel never-ending but trust us when we say that you will master sleep schedules somewhere along the way and you will be enjoying a full nights sleep every night again soon. To help you navigate the unpredictable sleep schedules of a newborn’s first year, here is our quick guide.
A rough guide to your baby’s sleep schedule
A baby’s sleep schedule is completely unique to each baby but there are some
July 15, 2019
Is your baby refusing to nap or shortening their nap on their own? If you feel like your daytime routine is suddenly getting off track, it might just be because a nap transition is coming on.
In the first few years of your baby’s life, establishing a solid nap schedule and bedtime routine is arguably the most important element. Not only for your sanity but because these years are full of changes, growth spurts, and milestones for your baby.
Sleep schedules are a revolving door of adjustments and pain points, but like with most things in life, with a lot of trial