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Celebrating Baby's First Christmas

Your baby’s first year is full of important milestones and Christmas is no exception! Introducing your little one to the joys of the season is an exciting prospect for parents and wider family members alike, so it’s important that you make the most of it. That doesn’t mean spending a fortune on gifts though; engage your baby’s attention with the little things instead. After all, they always end up having more fun with the boxes than the toys themselves!… Read more

Posted 10th December 2018  Tags baby swimming Water Babies

 

Choosing the right baby toys

It may seem simple, but choosing baby toys that are age-appropriate, educational and entertaining is not as straightforward as you might think. From birth your little one is engaging with the world around them, so it’s important that their toys are providing a lot more than mere distraction. There’s so much choice out there for one thing; trying to ignore the trends and sticking to what you think is right can be a challenge – especially when faced with a… Read more

Posted 27th November 2018  Tags baby swimming Water Babies

 

How to keep your baby or toddler active

We all know that it’s important to stay active, but it may surprise you to learn that your baby or toddler benefits from daily activity too. Health experts suggest that infants should spend 60 minutes every day doing some kind of physical activity, and not spend more than 60 minutes at any one time being sedentary. It doesn’t have to be a sport as such – just something that gets them up and moving. Why it’s important to keep your… Read more

Posted 6th November 2018  Tags baby swimming Water Babies

 

Overcoming the challenges of parenting in the 21st century

As parents, we all want what’s best for our children, whatever their age. But given that there’s no definitive guide to parenting, getting to grips with what actually is ‘best’ can be tricky. There are so many mixed messages out there, that it can often feel overwhelming. It’s not always easy to know what the right thing to do is – especially when faced with the uniquely modern challenges of parenting in the digital age. The world has changed a… Read more

Posted 4th October 2018  Tags Modern Parenting Parenting Tips

 

How to set a bedtime routine for your baby

Sleep is vital to your baby’s development, but setting a bedtime routine can be difficult for parents to introduce. After all, for someone so tiny, a baby will cause major upheaval! For the first few months of their life, your baby will sleep – and wake – at any time during the day or night. Newborns don’t develop their circadian rhythms (or internal timing mechanisms) until around 2-3 months old. In fact, it is believed that for the first 6-8… Read more

Posted 25th September 2018  Tags baby swimming Water Babies bedtime routine