Category Archives: Growing Up Tips

The Importance of socialization in early years

Deciding when to send your child to nursery is one of the challenging decisions you will make as a parent and there are many factors that will determine when the time is right for you and your family. For some, work commitments mean the decision is made during maternity leave, for others, childcare can be … Continue reading The Importance of socialization in early years

The Importance of Mental Health in Early Childhood

We hear a lot about the importance of mental health in adults and teenage children, but what do we really know about mental health in the early years and how this affects child development? We spoke with Natalie Satur, Integrative Counsellor & Psychotherapist, to find out how vital it is to promote good mental health … Continue reading The Importance of Mental Health in Early Childhood

Choosing a Nursery and Returning to Work

The following blog has been written by a Mum of a child attending our Stanmore Nursery, and details her process of choosing a nursery for her daughter who requires additional support. For more information on Aara’s progress please visit her website here   Deciding a Nursery and returning to work During my pregnancy I kept … Continue reading Choosing a Nursery and Returning to Work

The Benefits of Nursery

Choosing the right childcare is one of the biggest decisions parents will face when returning to work and deciding what is best for your child is a task that requires a lot of thought, time and research. With many options available and with the guilt associated with leaving your child in the care of others, … Continue reading The Benefits of Nursery

Advice on Introducing a New Sibling, by Dr Natalie Flatter, Clinical Psychologist

Often couples hope that their newborn baby will grow into a devoted playmate and companion for their firstborn child. However, parents don’t always know how to cope with their child’s feelings about a new arrival as they try to simultaneously meet the competing demands of a baby and a young child – all whilst in … Continue reading Advice on Introducing a New Sibling, by Dr Natalie Flatter, Clinical Psychologist