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When should I start reading to my baby?

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When should I start reading to my baby?

I don’t know about you but I love reading with my little ones. There is nothing better than curling up with a book (even though sometimes it's the same book over and over and over again!) Reading to your little one is a great way to spend some lovely bonding time with them but it also has some real life long benefits. It’s been shown that the more words your little one hears in their first few months and years of their life the better their language skills are likely to be later on.  Of course you are sure to...

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The 7 Best Activities to do Outdoors with Baby

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The 7 Best Activities to do Outdoors with Baby

The weather has been beautiful again this week which inspired this blog post!  As a Mum I know there is nothing better than the warm weather when you know you can be outside in the fresh air all day long with your little one.   Here are my top 7 things to do outdoors with babies. These activities are great for babies between 0-12 months. 1 - Bubbles  Bubbles are fun for babies and children of all ages. Not only is it fun to watch the soapy floaty bubbles sail in the breeze, this is also amazing for baby sensory development....

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Why Barefoot is Best for Baby's First Steps

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Why Barefoot is Best for Baby's First Steps

I don’t know about you but I was super excited to buy my little one's first pair of shoes. I had cooed over them for ages and when he was walking confidently enough I couldn’t wait to get his cute little feet into those adorable little shoes.  It wasn’t until later that I found out about the research looking at why barefoot is best for toddlers. Here are a few of the reasons why: Muscle development Research has shown that babies develop stronger, more coordinated foot muscles when they are allowed to go barefoot most of the time (assuming the...

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5 top Reasons to Massage your Baby

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5 top Reasons to Massage your Baby

As a trained Baby Massage teacher myself these are the 5 key reasons I think Baby Massage is an invaluable skill to have!

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Why we are here....

Why we are here....

Why we are here!

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