Categories Archives: Early Years

How to keep children active during lockdown

Posted by iChild, January 20, 2021 9:34 AM
Article Excerpt Image Performance Physique founder, Arj Thiruchelvam, coaches people from novices to Team GB Olympians. He shares his article on helping us boost exercise opportunities for children during the pandemic.

Read more...

How to encourage your child to have a good night’s sleep this Christmas

Posted by iChild, December 23, 2020 2:52 PM
Article Excerpt Image Lucy Shrimpton, from The Sleep Nanny®, has written this blog for us. Great advice to help your little ones (and their parents!) have a good night's sleep before Christmas.

Read more...

Supporting children and young people with homeschooling

Posted by iChild, December 02, 2020 10:13 AM
Article Excerpt Image Education Consultant, Sue Cottrell, gives her view on supporting children and young people with homeschooling during the coronavirus pandemic.

Read more...

Cycling with children – what you need to know to get started

Posted by iChild, October 21, 2020 3:31 PM
Article Excerpt Image When lockdown began, many people started digging old bikes to make their daily exercise more varied and decided that cycling was a far better option for their commute to work than public transport. In these changing times, cycling can fill a gap for many families.

Read more...

Positive parenting to promote better behaviour in children

Posted by iChild, October 14, 2020 8:36 AM
Article Excerpt Image 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 blog, she shares great tips on positive parenting to encourage children's behaviour.

Read more...

Lunch box wins

Posted by iChild, September 09, 2020 4:38 PM
Article Excerpt Image HalibOrange, the UK’s No.1 kids vitamin brand, have offered ichild their article on taking the fuss out of lunchbox prep – making it simple and quick to put together a lunch that’s as tasty as it is nutritionally balanced.

Read more...

WaterWipes - Cleaning baby's skin

Posted by iChild, August 26, 2020 6:58 PM
Article Excerpt Image When it comes to cleaning your baby, it can be confusing to know what is best to use on their delicate skin. Our thanks to WaterWipes for writing this article for us.

Read more...

Children learn ‘sophisticated’ adult sharing behaviours at a surprisingly young age

Posted by iChild, April 15, 2020 9:00 AM
Article Excerpt Image New research into childhood sharing reveals this surprising behaviour. We're grateful to Liverpool Hope University for sharing their article on our iChild Blog.

Read more...

Help with the realisations hitting parents of school-age children

Posted by iChild, April 01, 2020 10:20 AM
Article Excerpt Image Nikki Young is a children's author who, like so many others, finds herself looking after her children's education at home. We're grateful to her for sharing her article with us, full of inspiring, yet practical, advice.

Read more...

Coronavirus Concerns & Children: How to Help Children Deal with Covid-19 Anxieties

Posted by iChild, March 25, 2020 10:04 AM
Article Excerpt Image Psychotherapist Noel McDermott discusses the challenges facing families during the coronavirus situation, and shares his advice. The current coronavirus situation is worrying for many people and children are especially vulnerable to the fear and anxiety experienced by the adults around them..

Read more...