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12 Tips for Preparing a Toddler for a New Baby

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12 Tips for Preparing a Toddler for a New Baby

    Firstly huge congratulations if you’re preparing for another baby! I’m writing this 4 weeks before my 3rd little one is due, and although I’ve done it all once before I’m find it invaluable to go through all of these tips again! Juggling, two little ones brings a whole new level of chaos - it is wonderful chaos though! Even though you’ve got a million things to do, one thing you definitely don’t want to overlook is preparing your toddler for baby’s arrival. After all, toddlers aren’t exactly known for their flexibility and willingness to share. Remember that you’ll...

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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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