Parenting support

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  • The a-z of parenting

    A: Attachment  Having a secure attachment with your child provides a foundation for healthy social, emotional, and cognitive (brain) development. When your child feels safe and secure with you, they are more likely to explore and take risks, which can help them develop confidence and independence.  Secure attachment also helps your child be more resilient and…

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  • Building your child’ language through everyday routines 

    Language is the foundation of communication and helps your child express themselves, understand the world around them and connect with others. Rather than worry about setting an academic structure for your child to develop their language skills, you can seek out opportunities in your everyday routines and it can slot right in to your day-to-day…

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  • Growing clever humans

    As parents, it is our duty to make sure our children grow up to be healthy, happy, and successful individuals. But the question is, how can we grow clever humans? It’s a cliché to say your baby’s brain is a sponge but in fact, the level of learning they’re capable of is truly astonishing. As…

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  • 27 ways to keep your kids entertained during the school holidays

    Looking for some cheap and fun ways to keep your kids entertained and mentally stimulated during the school holidays? Look no further! Here are 27 ideas that will engage your children and promote learning:  There are so many cheap and entertaining ways to keep your kids engaged and learning during school holidays. Don’t be afraid…

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  • Play ideas for a rainy day 

    Are you tired of hearing your kids say, “I’m bored” whenever the weather turns bad? Don’t worry; you’re not alone! As a parent, keeping your kids entertained while playing in all weather conditions can be a challenging task. However, with some planning and creativity, you can turn dreary days into memorable adventures. Here’s an Oldham…

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