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FAMILY talk

5 Ways to Bring “Hygge” into Parenting

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?

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Colic Finally Explained

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?

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A Helping Hand with Homework

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.

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Our Journey Back to the Pool

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.

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