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Mental Health Awareness Week: Kindness

Tell us something nice you have done for yourself recently! A question parents – who have attended our parenting classes – knows only too well.  This week is mental health awareness week and the focus is Kindness.  As a team – your well-being is paramount.  In each of our parenting programme session we practice showing…

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Healthy Snacks for Toddlers

One of the most common questions we’re asked by parents here at Early Start Nutrition, is around what foods to serve children at snack time. In this blog we’ll explore how to incorporate snacks into your little ones mealtime routine, how to plan healthy snacks and which foods to include.  As part of a healthy…

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VE Day Celebrations

VE Day dawns on Friday 8th May, marking 75 years since the guns fell silent at the end of the war in Europe. To commemorate this historic moment the parenting team have planned activities and events to enable you to join in on the celebrations safely from your own home. Make bunting Cut out equal…

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Vegetarian Meatballs

In this months #EatInWithEarlyStart video, Edwina shares a family favourite vegetarian weaning recipe. These vegetarian meatballs are suitable for all ages. The texture can be adapted to suit your baby’s stage of weaning. You can serve them mashed, minced or chopped. It is also perfect for the whole family to enjoy served with pasta, rice or…

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Weaning Week 2020

Introducing your baby to solid foods, also referred to as weaning or complementary feeding is an exciting time and you are bound to have lots of questions. With so much information out there it can often be difficult to know when to start and how to start introducing your baby to solid foods. Edwina and…

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Ramadan Activities for Children

We are now in the month of Ramadan where Muslims across the globe will be going without food and water as a way of reminding ourselves to be grateful for our blessings, this is also a time for more prayers, introspection, charity and service. To get in the spirit of Ramadan and Eid- ul- Fitr…

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Growing and Gardening Activities for Children

This week is National Gardening Week 2020! As you’ll be spending more time at home, we thought we’d provide you with a few basic growing activities that you can do indoors or outdoors with your little ones. Why are growing activities beneficial? Growing and gardening offers so many fun and interesting learning opportunities for children….

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Vitamin D Requirements for Infants and Toddlers

Growing children need lots of energy and nutrients to support their growth and development and a good routine can help them to meet these requirements. Eating together as a family can support children to learn about and enjoy food. Offering three main meals, breakfast, lunch and tea is a great way of planning the variety…

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Planned Maintenance

Planned Maintenance Thursday 23rd April 12am -6am Due to planned site maintenance you may see a disruption in services across the website. Please do not send any referrals or complete any training during this period as this information may not be saved. Thank you for your understanding.

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Play and Activities at Home – Ideas and Resources

A compilation of resources, links and ideas for you and your family to use and share during this uncertain time and beyond.  We hope that you find these resources and links useful, please do come back and re visit on a regular basis as we will continue to upload new information for you and the…

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