Categories Archives: Early Years

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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