Is your toddler ready to move out of his cot?

Parenting expert Kathryn Mewes, answers one reader’s question about the transition from a cot to a bed Q.) Is there a recommended age to move my 18 month old from a cot into a bed?...

Time to talk: vaccinations

Dr Chiara Hunt and sister Marina Fogle of The Bump Class investigate...
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Struggling with potty training

We ask parenting expert Kathryn Mewes one reader's question about potty training Q: My two-year old son has zero interest in being potty trained. We have tried lots of different approaches - training seats, musical...

Just How Important is Sleep to Your Child’s Development?

Our children are taught the importance of diet and exercise. Alarmingly, another vital aspect of our well-being is struggle for many parents - sleep.

Sleeping woes, the night before Christmas

We all want a good night’s sleep before the long awaited day arrives. Read on for tips on how to get a new baby, a frightened toddler or an excitable child, sleeping more over...

How to perform resuscitation and CPR on an infant

Having the knowledge required to carry out first aid on an infant can be vital, yet 81% of parents admit they don’t have the skills required to administer even basic first aid, with statistics...

A Life with Autism

hey say that having a child changes your life forever. When you have a child like Natan, it blows it away.” For the first couple of years, Carine’s experiences of motherhood were just like...

Statementing

With more and more children being diagnosed with increasing numbers of educational and behavioural conditions, the need for a ‘statement’ is ever-important. But it is a daunting, often laborious process and one no...

Children with asthma no more likely to have tooth decay

We discover if there is a link between asthma and tooth decay. A new study has shown that there is no connection between asthma and tooth decay in children.  In the past, there have...

Advice from the tooth fairy

Healthy teeth are essential to a healthy childhood. Not only do teeth help children to chew, speak and smile but they also support the upper and lower jaws. A baby can begin...