Mizzie's Blog & Baby Tips

Helping little ones learn to share is an important step in their development, setting them up with some really good habits and embedding crucial skills that they will use every day for the rest of their lives. Sharing is more than just learning to pass a toys back and forth with another child, it is present in so many parts of your toddlers world and you can encourage their learning and sharing potential by including sharing into everyday practices, encouraging story telling and playing games that support taking turns and fairness.
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If you haven’t started reading to your little one yet, don’t fret, its never too late to start. Reading with babies and children is a constant learning journey with every word read to them beneficial to their cognitive development. As bub listens to your words, she will creating sound patterns in her mind, working on recollection and memory to understand the words and their meaning, even though she can’t say them just yet.

Board books are the perfect style of book for you to read with your little one, as the books are designed with little hands in mind. As bub grows you will find he can start holding the books himself whilst you read.

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Music is an amazing tool for the body, mind and soul! Children, from a very early age, can start identifying rhythm and even begin to dance and move to beat.

But, music will be so much more for your little one than just a fun dance session or favourite tune, these sounds will help to shape your little one's cognitive and physical development throughout their early-childhood. 

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With all this growing, you may have forgotten one crucial habit that we as parents need to instil in our little ones, no matter how early and that is Dental Hygiene. Often dental Hygiene is overlooked in our parenting repertoire as the arrival of teeth is usually accompanied by sleepless nights, crying, fussing and frustration, but looking after their teeth now is crucial to their development, physically and with their speech progress.
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Teething pain doesn’t sleep, and neither will bub! We don’t blame them either, for anyone who has ever suffered a toothache, you know what we are talking about. The pressure of those little teeth pushing through is enough to wake your baby at all hours of the night. Sometimes all we can do is to be there with them, giving cuddles and comfort whether the pain hits day or night.

Night time teething not only affects bub routines and behaviours, but mum and dad also suffer trying to function on sleepless nights. By working to maintain sleep habits you can help them through and maybe catch a few zzz’s yourself.

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