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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.

Top tips to manage your child’s pocket money

Posted by iChild, June 05, 2019 6:23 PM
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Psychologist Erik Bohjort talks about the importance of helping children learn about the value of money, and gives us some top pocket money tips.

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Selected summer products from the iChild shop

Posted by iChild, May 29, 2019 6:16 PM
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As summer approaches, we've selected some sizzling summer favourites from our iChild shop!

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Learning through play

Posted by iChild, May 22, 2019 1:51 PM
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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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Father's mental health

Posted by iChild, May 15, 2019 5:53 PM
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Psychotherapist Noel McDermott www.noelmcdermott.net discusses the challenges of fatherhood and why we need to encourage dads to look after their mental health.

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How to manage children swearing

Posted by iChild, May 08, 2019 11:10 AM
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Blogger, "Next Best Thing to Mummy", worked as a childminder for 14 years, until ill health forced her to give up. She's been employed as a preschool develoment worker and by the children's centre as a support childminder. Here she shares her advice on dealing with children swearing.

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Products to help baby walk

Posted by iChild, May 01, 2019 4:49 PM
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May is officially the National Walking Month. So we thought you might enjoy a selection of top products from our iChild Shop - all specially made to encourage baby's walking.

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How to create a baby keepsake box

Posted by iChild, April 24, 2019 5:24 PM
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Having a new baby is a sentimental time for any parent and, as your baby gets older, you want your memories to last a lifetime. Here, Kirsty Prankerd, Managing Director at sentimental keepsake company Write From The Heart, gives us her quick guide to putting together a keepsake box.

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Easter and St. George's Day activities

Posted by iChild, April 17, 2019 6:19 PM
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Fun activities for children to entertain them over the Easter holidays and to celebrate St. George's Day!

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Here be Dragons! Ideas for St. George's Day

Posted by iChild, April 10, 2019 1:46 PM
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St. George's Day is approaching! We've selected our favourite books and toys from our iChild Shop to help little ones celebrate England's national day. Happy St. George's Day!

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Excellent Easter gift ideas

Posted by iChild, April 04, 2019 12:10 PM
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The Easter season is approaching! We've selected our favourite crafts and activities from our iChild Shop to keep little ones busy over the holidays. Happy Eastertide!

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