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Our Little Rocket

Our Little Rocket

To celebrate World Autism Awareness Month (April) we wanted to share with you a very special poem which has been written by a Shropshire mum, whose daughter Hollie was diagnosed as having Autism. We hope by sharing this poem it gives others an understanding of what is it like to be a parent of a … Continue reading

Understanding Your Child

Understanding Your Child

Most of the time parenting can be great fun. You know you are doing a good job. But there are times when things can get a bit tricky; your toddler won’t eat their dinner, your six year old won’t pick up their toys or your teenager is being disrespectful.  If only someone could give you … Continue reading

Choosing Quality Childcare

Choosing Quality Childcare

To a young child, the big world away from home can seem a daunting place. But, sooner or later, you may want your baby or toddler to go to an early learning and childcare setting, for example if you are starting back at work or for your child to take up their free Nursery Education funding. … Continue reading

And then there were four. Again.

And then there were four. Again.

A lovely guest blog this week from a Shropshire mum on children who fly the nest….then fly back for a while! Ow. I was carrying a pile of laundry downstairs just now (a high pile as ever, with the top layer blindfolding me) and thought I’d reached the bottom step. It was a welly, not … Continue reading

Save money and the planet with Real Nappies

Save money and the planet with Real Nappies

Let’s face it, every little penny helps at the moment. Bills are increasing and Christmas is just around the corner. We asked our friends at Shropshire Waste to come up with some money saving ideas. The first of their suggestions looks at real nappies, which long term helps to save money but also helps to … Continue reading

Time for bed, sleepy head

Time for bed, sleepy head

As a parent of a new baby one of the biggest challenges is establishing a good sleep pattern, and whilst it’s not possible to make a baby sleep there are certain things parents can do to help and encourage their baby to develop a sound sleep routine. Of course, it’s also important to look after … Continue reading

School Holiday Family Fun

School Holiday Family Fun

It only seems like five minutes since the children were returning the school after the mammoth six weeks summer holidays, but here we are again, another school holiday just round the corner. We always find that with the return to school after the summer, and the change in the seasons, children are ready for a … Continue reading

When you thought I wasn’t looking

When you thought I wasn’t looking

As parents you are the most influential person in your child’s life. Being a good role model to our children helps  them to learn how to behave and how to make a positive contribution to the world in which they live. Children are watching all of the time for examples of behaviour, even when we … Continue reading