Welcome to the iChild Blog

A big welcome to our iChild blog! With regular posts from both the iChild team and our specialist iChild bloggers on absolutely everything that matters to the parent, childminder, teacher or anybody who works with children aged 0 to 11.

Children and mobile phones

Posted by iChild, July 10, 2019 4:42 PM
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Blogger, Next Best Thing to Mummy, worked as a childminder, preschool development worker and at the children's support centre. In this shared blog, she shares her views on children using mobiles - and would love to hear your views!

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Five baby-proofing tips for your Kitchen that every parent should know

Posted by iChild, July 03, 2019 10:04 AM
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Darren Watts, renovations expert from Wren Kitchens, the UK’s number one kitchen retailer, has offered us the inside track on all the tips, tricks and techniques you need to baby-proof your kitchen.  

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Travelling products from our iChild Shop

Posted by iChild, June 26, 2019 11:12 AM
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As the summer holidays approach, thoughts turn to travelling with our little ones. We've selected some favourites from our iChild Shop.

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Pregnancy and the eyes

Posted by iChild, June 19, 2019 2:45 PM
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Many women experience problems with vision during pregnancy and after birth. Sona Thakerar, McOptom and sports vision practitioner, talks through some of the symptoms and offers advice to manage any problem.

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Creating the World’s Next Generation of Engineers

Posted by iChild, June 12, 2019 1:07 PM
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Tanya Howden, Learning Experience Designer for Robotical, shares her passionate belief in the importance of training the next generation of engineers. Along with a range of helpful suggestions and advice.

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Top tips to manage your child’s pocket money

Posted by iChild, June 05, 2019 6:23 PM
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Psychologist Erik Bohjort talks about the importance of helping children learn about the value of money, and gives us some top pocket money tips.

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Selected summer products from the iChild shop

Posted by iChild, May 29, 2019 6:16 PM
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As summer approaches, we've selected some sizzling summer favourites from our iChild shop!

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Learning through play

Posted by iChild, May 22, 2019 1:51 PM
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Blogger, "Next Best Thing to Mummy", worked as a childminder for 14 years. She was employed as a preschool development worker and by the children's center as a support childminder. In this shared blog, she shares her views on the importance of children learning through play.

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Father's mental health

Posted by iChild, May 15, 2019 5:53 PM
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Psychotherapist Noel McDermott www.noelmcdermott.net discusses the challenges of fatherhood and why we need to encourage dads to look after their mental health.

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How to manage children swearing

Posted by iChild, May 08, 2019 11:10 AM
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Blogger, "Next Best Thing to Mummy", worked as a childminder for 14 years, until ill health forced her to give up. She's been employed as a preschool develoment worker and by the children's centre as a support childminder. Here she shares her advice on dealing with children swearing.

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