Categories Archives: Guest Authors

Tips on how and when to get rid of your baby's dummy

Posted by iChild, February 05, 2024 8:32 AM
Article Excerpt Image Your baby might have developed an inseparable bond with their dummy, but there comes a time when they need to part ways. Sharing their article on our iChild blog, UK baby brand, Nuby, has some tips and advice.

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Why cultural spaces are key for supporting teachers and boosting educational outcomes

Posted by iChild, October 09, 2023 6:26 PM
Article Excerpt Image Jenny Waldman is the Director of Art Fund, the national charity for art, existing to enrich the UK’s museum and gallery collections and ensure as many people as possible can access and enjoy them. The charity has recently launched the Teacher Art Pass to support teachers to access museums and galleries across the country. Here, Jenny explains why visiting these cultural spaces can boost both teacher and pupils’ wellbeing and support improved educational outcomes.

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Five ways to help your little chef have fun in the kitchen

Posted by iChild, August 21, 2023 8:00 AM
Article Excerpt Image The team from ceramics and homeware brand, Denby, firmly believe that cooking with your children can be a rewarding experience for you both. They've clubbed together to share their experiences, and now they're sharing their tips for encouraging little ones to get into the kitchen.

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Women's wellbeing: Healthy habits to feel your best postpartum

Posted by iChild, May 09, 2023 11:43 AM
Article Excerpt Image Pregnancy and birth are huge physical transitions to go through, so it’s important to support your postpartum body as best you can. Keoghan Bellew, Personal Trainer at Fitness Superstore, shares four simple, healthy habits you can adopt to start feeling like yourself again.

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How to get children involved with growing your own produce at home

Posted by iChild, April 05, 2023 6:43 PM
Article Excerpt Image Joanne Owens is a mentor and educator who specialises in working with young children. Joanne works closely with parents, teachers, and other caregivers to create nurturing and supportive learning environments that encourage exploration and discovery. Her ultimate goal is to make a positive impact on the lives of young children and to inspire them to reach their full potential.

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Five ways to encourage safe play in your home

Posted by iChild, August 23, 2022 1:28 PM
Article Excerpt Image Playtime is the perfect opportunity for your child to explore the world around them, but safety is also essential. Here, Peter Boast, Managing Director of Safetots, shares five ways to encourage safe play at home without discouraging your child’s adventurous spirit.

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Parents’ top baby teeth FAQs

Posted by iChild, July 18, 2022 12:29 PM
Article Excerpt Image By dental expert at Kent Express. Since 1982, they have supplied dental practices across the UK with essential everyday dental products, small equipment and dental uniform for the world’s leading brands. Here their dental expert shares his advice and research to help look after your little one’s very first teeth.

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5 Ways to Reset Your Child’s Relationship With Screens

Posted by iChild, June 27, 2022 2:29 PM
Article Excerpt Image Muddy Puddles is better known for creating outdoor clothes for children. But they take an interest in all things kids. They have conducted wide-ranging research to advise on managing children's relationship with screens.

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Five things parents need to know when the clocks change

Posted by iChild, March 23, 2022 12:02 PM
Article Excerpt Image Katherine Hall is a sleep psychologist with 13 years' clinical experience. She has teamed up with Happy Beds to help parents manage their children's sleep when the clocks change. They've kindly shared their article and advice with us.

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Talking to our children about War

Posted by iChild, March 03, 2022 8:38 PM
Article Excerpt Image Noel McDermott is a Psychotherapist with over 25 years’ experience in health, social care, and education. He shares his advice on talking to our children about war, particularly following the unfolding tragedy in Ukraine.

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