The Benefits of Baby Swimming

At Baby Paddlers we have experienced first hand the benefits to starting your child swimming young. Depending upon the pool temperature, we recommend (in line with STA guidelines) that babies start from birth. Swimming is among the most awesome experiences you’ll ever share with your child.

Babies are naturally in love with the water […]

Children’s Egg Recipes

This week is British Egg Week so we thought we would do a round up of some toddler and child friendly egg recipes.

Some are favourites from our family recipe books, others have been shared on our Facebook Page.

Scotch Pancakes

Pancakes are a Sunday morning staple but during the week we make Scotch […]

Fairly Traded Fancy Dress from the Natural Nursery

Bumble Bee Fancy Dress at the Natural Nursery

There are hours of fun to be had in our range of fairly traded fancy dress costumes.

Perfect for parties and days out you are guaranteed a big ‘Ahhhh’ whichever costume you choose for your child.

We have beautiful butterfly dresses, incredibly cute baby strawberrys and for older children versatile 2 or 3 in […]

Car Seat Crying

Car Seat Crying

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of the “No-Cry Solution” book series

 

Some babies fall asleep almost before you’re out of the driveway, but others won’t spend five happy minutes in their car seats. Usually, this is because your baby is used to more freedom of movement and more physical attention […]

Attachment Parenting UK – A new resource for UK parents, health professionals and all the family

Attachment Parenting UK is a newly founded Community Interest Company offering resources for the growing community of parents interested in, and practicing attachment parenting principles. The website www.attachmentparenting.co.uk includes a wealth of articles, tips, events, book suggestions, personal stories and a database of support groups that advocate attachment theory and attachment parenting.

Attachment Parenting […]

The Volcano Effect: Why Skipping a Nap Results in Meltdown

The Volcano Effect: Why Skipping a Nap Results in Meltdown

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of The No-Cry Nap Solution

 

From the moment your child wakes in the morning he is slowly using up the benefits of the previous night’s sleep. He wakes up totally refreshed, but as the hours pass, little by […]

A Ride on Mother’s Back: A Day of Baby Carrying Around the World (Emery Bernhard)

5.0 out of 5 stars World wide, Children and families benefit from babywearing.,15 July 1999 Review By An Amazon Customer This review is from: A Ride on Mother’s Back: A Day of Baby Carrying Around the World (Hardcover)

Beautiful visual and written images of babies and children from many cultures being carried in […]

Shifting Schedules – When to Change from Two Naps to One Nap

Shifting Schedules – When to Change from Two Naps to One Nap  By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of The No-Cry Nap Solution

 

During the early years of life, nap schedules are in a continuous state of change. After a newborn period of all-day napping, babies eventually settle into a regular two-nap-a-day routine. Most […]

Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves

Book Description Every parent would happily give up ever scolding, punishing or threatening if she only knew how to ensure that her toddler/child/teen would thrive and act responsibly without such painful measures. Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves is the answer to this universal wish. It is not about gentle ways to control a […]

Tantrums, Fussing and Whining

Tantrums, Fussing and Whining

from The No-Cry Discipline Solution (McGraw-Hill 2007) by Elizabeth Pantley

         

 

If you ask parents to list the most frustrating discipline problems during early childhood, you would find that these three items appear on every list. All children master their own version of these behaviors – every […]