Category Archives: Child Health

How long should your child nap for?

05/02/2019 | Child Health, Room to Grow, Sleep | by Jane Thomas

Why nap? Young children need their sleep more than any other age group in order to revitalise and prepare for the day ahead. In early childhood, vital physical and mental development occurs so naps provide additional downtime for much needed growth and rejuvenation. Being overtired also directly influences your little ones mood, naps are a […]

The best mattresses for kids

24/01/2019 | Articles, Babies, Child Health, Learning, Room to Grow, Sleep | by Jane Thomas

Sleep has countless benefits for every one of us, but a good night’s sleep is crucial when it comes to children. It is a time of rest, which is super valuable to allow your little one a chance to grow, repair and get ready for the next day. The body develops most rapidly while you […]

Top tips for starting the new year with a positive mindset

17/01/2019 | Articles, Child Health, Learning, Room to Grow | by Jane Thomas

At this time of year, it’s easy to fall into the trap of big resolutions and goals that are really not attainable alongside working, raising a family and general life. If anything, setting yourself the goal to do sunrise yoga every day will just leave you disappointed when you can’t because your child has woken […]

How Long Should You be Napping For?

12/11/2018 | Articles, Child Health, Room to Grow, Sleep | by Jane Thomas

Whether you’ve just got home from a long day at work or you’re enjoying a relaxing day off, it’s always a good time for a nap!   However, as seasoned nappers will know, the timing of your nap can be crucial – too short and you don’t feel rested, too long and the nap can […]

5th November Bonfire Night – Keeping Little Ones Safe

04/11/2018 | Articles, Child Health, Room to Grow, Safety | by Jane Thomas

Remember, remember, hot chocolate and embers – Bonfire Night is on its way! Whether your little ones love the sparklers, the cosy clothes, the big bangs, or the winter warmer sweet treats, the fifth of November is one of the most exciting days in any family’s calendar.   Of course all those pyrotechnics do come […]

1st October World Vegetarian Day: 5 Veggie Recipes

01/10/2018 | Articles, Child Health, Food, Nutrition, Room to Grow | by Jane Thomas

Did you know that more than a quarter of all dinners eaten every night in the UK contain no meat or fish? Vegetarianism is on the rise and, with so many health benefits going along with the diet, it’s no surprise that more and more families are choosing to ditch the meat.   If you’re […]

How Does Bedroom Temperature Affect Your Child’s Sleep

30/09/2018 | Articles, Babies, Bedtime, Child Health, Learning, Room to Grow | by Jane Thomas

Trying to get your child to sleep through the night is a challenge – have they eaten enough? Are they overtired? Is snuggly bunny in bed with them? The delicate balance to get them to drift off happily into dream land can be a struggle. However, another factor that you have to include in your […]

Child Safety Week – How to Ensure Your Home is Baby Proof

06/06/2018 | Articles, Child Health, Education, Room to Grow, Safety | by Jane Thomas

Every year from June 4th to 10th, the Child Accident Prevention Trust runs Child Safety Week – a week dedicated to raising awareness of common child accidents and how you can stop them from happening.   This year, we want to look at baby-proofing our homes and how we can make sure houses are as […]

Top Tips to Help with Your Babies Teething Pain

22/05/2018 | Articles, Child Health, Room to Grow | by Jane Thomas

Teething, a stage of a baby’s growth which often causes discomfort for both you and your baby. Whether they begin to show signs of getting their new pearly whites at 4 months, 8 months or somewhere in between, with the help of the following genius tips hopefully the symptoms that come with it will be […]

World Sleep Day 16th March : How To Sleep Well

12/03/2018 | Articles, Bedtime, Child Health, Health, Room to Grow, Sleep | by Jane Thomas

World Sleep Day 16th March : How to Sleep Well It may sound funny, but sleeping is a huge part of all of our lives. The average person will sleep 9,125 full days in their lifetime, therefore you could say it’s a particularly important pastime. But what if you’re struggling to sleep? Whatever the reason, […]

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