Christmas: A time for writing

Christmas: A time for writing

When was the last time your child saw you write?  Children often see adults prodding their phones or sitting at laptops but writing by hand is something they may rarely see. The exception to this is often at Christmas as we write our cards and label the presents. ...
Biting: Dealing with a Phase

Biting: Dealing with a Phase

Biting events feel alarming and shocking. However, biting is just a normal and short-lived phase that some children go through.  Sometimes it is simply a non-verbal way that children make their feelings known or seek attention. Equally it could be a strategy they use...
Nappy Free: Learning to use the potty

Nappy Free: Learning to use the potty

There is plenty written about “Potty” or “Toilet Training”, some of which raises high expectations that it can be achieved in just a few short days!  Children are individuals; for some children it may be a quick process but for others this may be a tall order.  In...