Hygge (pronounced ‘hoo-ga’) sounds like a buzz word doesn’t it without much meaning? But it’s actually a Danish concept which describes ‘cosy togetherness’. Denmark regularly tops the World Happiness Report despite their cold weather, unreliable summer and dark days in the winter. So what are they doing differently?Read More
Category: FAMILY talk
Colic is the stuff of parenting nightmares. After 9 months of pregnancy, you can’t wait to hold your baby in your arms. You envision days of endless motherhood bliss but if you have a colicky baby then those blissful days are far from your reality. Everyone offers advice, from Great Aunt Edie, recommending whisky in the bottle (eek!! Did they really do that?) to Pamela down the road who swears by a herbal tea. It seems everyone has advice for the suffering parents but nobody really knows what it is. What is Colic?Read More
Whether we agree with homework or not, Schools are sending work home with our children to support and reinforce the learning taking place in the classroom. This ranges from reading books, spellings, maths work and perhaps depending on their age a project to work on. We are our child’s role model here and how we view homework they will too, think carefully before you articulate your thoughts on this subject in front of your off spring.Read More
Since lockdown began, everyone at Water Babies was determined to survive the storm and be ready and raring to go as soon as we were able to get back into the pool. Right from the very beginning of lockdown we started to look ahead, plan, adapt and train to ensure that when the Government gave the green light we would be ready to get splashing back into the pool. Our key focus from day one was to ensure that we could keep our clients and staff safe and happy in their classes.Read More
For many years Rob Gardner, financial education campaigner has dedicated a lot of time to helping young children understand about money so that they know how to earn it, how to keep it and, crucially, how to grow it, in order to have a more financially stable future.Read More
During lockdown some children have become accustomed to always having their parents around and sudden changes to a child’s environment, and stress, are risk factors for developing anxiety.
Some children may struggle to cope with going back to school after lockdown, steps can be taken to gradually help children cope with the change.