Top tips for eating out with Toddlers

Do you take your toddler out to eat in public? Some parents seem to manage reasonably civilised meals while others spend the time trying to persuade a wayward child to sit down, stop shouting and please try just one mouthful! If you would like to enjoy the odd meal...

First Foods, new course available now!

I promised you my new course, First Foods, in the new year and here it is. Weaning can be scary, one mum even described it as “the hardest part of parenting young children,” but with this course you’ll breeze through with confidence! (and if you...

5 ways to survive Christmas with sanity intact

Christmas can be so stressful! Especially with small children around. You want to make it perfect for them, create that magical experience that will live in their memories for ever, see their eyes sparkle in wonder and delight. So you obsess over the perfect tree, the...

Potty Training part 2 – nappy free

Your toddler shows all the signs of being ready to potty train and you have been preparing them for a few weeks. Now is the time to say goodbye to nappies! Choose your day Some children will simply announce that they don’t want to wear nappies anymore, often at...

Potty Training part 1- before you start

You have been changing nappies for quite long enough, your tiny baby has grown into a surprisingly big toddler and you think she is ready to be potty trained. Here are some things you might like to do before you take the nappies away, since its so much easier for...

What is Montessori?

You might have come across a Montessori nursery in your area or have heard something about the method, but do you understand it? Where did the method come from? Maria Montessori was born in 1870 and was the first woman to graduate from the University of Rome medical...