What is weaning? This term usually refers to when your baby stops breastfeeding, but whether you breast or bottle feed, this is another milestone in your child’s development. This guide is full of hints and tips to help you with this stage including when to start, what to start with and how you can progress.
Whether it’s your toddler who’s deliberately dumped their lunch on the floor or an older child who can’t stop whining for one more game on their ipad before bedtime… It seems children repeatedly challenge the boundaries we as parents set for them. It’s what kids do who are growing up and becoming independent. This guide […]
It probably seems like just yesterday that you changed your toddler’s first diaper, and now you’re wondering if it’s time to start potty training. There’s no magic age at which children are ready to start learning how to use the potty, but some develop the necessary physical and cognitive skills between 18 and 24 months of age. This […]
The Importance Of Play Lots of research has shown that brain connections develop during periods of play so it is vital to emotional, physical and intellectual development. Download this checklist about your child’s ‘Make Believe’ Play to understand the Ages and Stages of make believe, imagination and pretending
Research has shown that the number one reason people gave for why they thought they were bullied was attitudes towards their appearance. Your child’s body image is influenced by many factors including your family environment, the attitudes of their friends and peers, the media and advertising, the fashion industry and also their cultural background. This Guide will […]
Your little one’s first steps is such an exciting time for everyone! Soon those first unsteady steps will turn into running, hopping, jumping, leaping, climbing and kicking balls but when is the right time to buy their first shoes and which ones should you buy? This Guide has been created to help you with this […]
Bullying is an intentional, aggressive and repeated behaviour that involves an imbalance of power or strength. It’s NEVER acceptable and NEVER ignore it! In this Checklist, we look for the signs, how to deal with and support your child and how to get help. Available from my Online Shop Special Offer – The Sue Atkins Bullying […]
Babies grow at an amazingly fast rate during their first year of life and it’s so exciting to watch your baby’s development! But it’s easy to worry if they’re not rolling, sitting or crawling at the ‘right’ time. Remember – all Children are different. Download this Guide developed to help you understand your baby’s developmental milestones
Available from my Online Shop This is the second in my series of Starting School Guides and as with the first one, is full of ideas, tips and suggestions. You may be thinking about how you can support your child to make the transition as seamless as possible, you have probably been setting the foundations […]
From the minute your baby is born, the recognise your voice and will react to what you say and also the tones you use. Download this FREE guide with my tips on how to speak to your baby to help them develop their skills and understanding right from Birth!
Teething is full of old wives’ tales and horror stories but even before your baby was born, little tooth buds were developing under their gums. This FREE guide will help you to understand when your baby’s teeth will start to appear. But as in all milestones, growing teeth is NOT a competition so don’t get too anxious about […]
On average, most children begin learning to use a potty by around their second birthday, but, as with everything in children’s development, each child is different. Up to the age of 20 months toddler’s bladders need to empty often, and their muscles aren’t always fully developed which makes it difficult for them to master holding […]
We go on courses from Management to Marketing but we rarely go on a parenting course to handle our parenting stress. Raising happy, confident, resilient kids is tiring, overwhelming and challenging at times …. Download this FREE Guide now to learn my 7 Top Tips for preventing parental burnout