Categories Archives: Early Years

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.

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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..

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A selection of books from our iChild Shop

Posted by iChild, February 26, 2020 10:06 AM
Article Excerpt Image To celebrate World Book Day, we've selected six of our favourite books from our iChild Shop. Share the stories with your little ones or let your older bookworm reading independently!

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Car Seat Confusion

Posted by iChild, February 19, 2020 10:08 AM
Article Excerpt Image A Quarter of UK Parents are putting children at risk and breaking the law due to car seat confusion. Our thanks to Kiddi Caru for sharing such an important blog with us.

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Reading with your child

Posted by iChild, February 05, 2020 1:34 PM
Article Excerpt Image This week is National Storytelling Week. We're very grateful to BookTrust for sharing their article on reading with your child with us at iChild. It's never too early to start!

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What to do if your child is showing signs of hearing loss

Posted by iChild, January 29, 2020 10:14 AM
Article Excerpt Image Hearing loss affects thousands of families across the UK but when you become a parent knowing the signs in your own child can be difficult. Ben Meredith, audiologist and Senior Clinical Specialist from hearing specialists, MED-EL, offers his advice on what to do if you suspect your baby or child may be experiencing hearing problems. Our thanks to MED-EL for sharing his article with iChild.

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Attending the school Nativity

Posted by iChild, December 11, 2019 2:01 PM
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 looks back at her children's nativity shows. She's kindly sharing her blog with iChild - and we're sure her experiences will chime with many of us!

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Does technology affect our children's behaviour?

Posted by iChild, November 20, 2019 4:14 PM
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 discusses her views on children and technology.

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How to support your children starting school

Posted by iChild, August 28, 2019 3:37 PM
Article Excerpt Image 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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Learning through play

Posted by iChild, May 22, 2019 1:51 PM
Article Excerpt Image 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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