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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.

Virgin Media Christmas Stars Competition

Posted by iChild, October 16, 2019 10:25 AM
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iChild is proud to be working with Virgin Media on the Christmas Stars 2019 competition. The Virgin Media team shares their journey in bringing this sparkling competition to life.

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BABY born Soft Touch – the adorable, lifelike baby doll

Posted by iChild, October 09, 2019 5:51 PM
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BABY born Soft Touch is the perfect doll to encourage children’s emotional development. The creators of this adorable doll share the story of how BABY born was developed.

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Grandparents' Day - Gifts and Cards

Posted by iChild, October 02, 2019 9:30 AM
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Grandparents' Day is on Sunday 6th October. So we've selected some lovely gifts from our iChild Shop for children to celebrate these extremely important people in their lives.

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How to help your child get to sleep

Posted by iChild, September 25, 2019 2:13 PM
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Cuckoolands is a kids' beds retailer that specialises in quirky and unique bed designs. They have offered us this helpful blog with some great advice on helping your child get to sleep.

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How to teach children about money

Posted by iChild, September 18, 2019 12:49 PM
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Charlotte Baldwin (operations manager at IQ Cards, a fundraising company which supports schools to raise funds) shares her top tips for teaching children about looking after money.

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National Teddy Bear Day

Posted by iChild, September 11, 2019 1:52 PM
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National Teddy Bear Day came into being after President Theodore Roosevelt refused to shoot a bear cub on a hunting trip. We've selected some of our favourite teddy bears from our iChild Shop, in honour of this day, which was on 9th September. 

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Perfect kids' packed lunch

Posted by iChild, September 04, 2019 6:48 PM
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The founder of Brain Food, has offerered us a selection of great ideas and information for packed lunches - especially helpful as children return to school!

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How to support your children starting school

Posted by iChild, August 28, 2019 3:37 PM
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Here, Charlotte Baldwin (operations manager at IQ Cards, a fundraising company which supports school to raise funds) shares her top tips for making this great change in your child's life easier.

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Teething products from our iChild Shop

Posted by iChild, August 21, 2019 9:40 AM
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Thursday 22nd August sees National Tooth Fairy Day. So we've selected some of our favourite products from our iChild Shop to help care for your beautiful baby's teeth.

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Will I be able to love another baby as much as my first?

Posted by iChild, August 14, 2019 12:24 PM
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Blogger, Next Best Thing to Mummy, worked as a childminder for 14 years, as a preschool development worker, then as support childminder for the children's center. In this shared blog, as a mother of three, she reassures any anxious mum expecting a second child.

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