As we become increasingly busy in our home and work lives, mindfulness is a concept which has become very popular in recent years.

With bills to pay, kids to look after, jobs to get to and chores to get done, we assume that mindfulness is something reserved for adults. It may not seem like kids have

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A report published in 2015 revealed that children’s self-esteem is already established by the time they’re just five years old. While we often assume that our turbulent school years play a significant role in determining our self-confidence, the authors of the study say their research su

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Moving from cot to bed can feel like a big deal for both toddlers and their parents. For the child it’s a big change and for adults, there is of course the concern that your youngster could injure themselves falling out of bed.

The key is to wait until your child is ready. Some make the transi

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As televisions and mobile devices become an increasing part of everyday life for many of us, parents are no doubt left wondering what’s the right amount of screen time for kids.

Whether it’s playing their favourite computer game, using an app on your mobile phone or watching cartoons o

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Music plays a big role in a child’s early life and development. They do in fact, begin to respond to sound even when they’re in their mother’s womb.

From birth, parents instinctively use music to calm and soothe children, to express their love and joy and to engage and interact. We

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Parents will be all too familiar with the dramas associated with trying to get a young child to go to sleep. A set routine and a read of their favourite bedtime story can really help to get them settled but did you know that your nightly story time has far more benefits than simply helping your litt

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