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What does a healthy diet look like during pregnancy?

Healthy eating is important for everyone, it is especially important during pregnancy. We talk about the key nutrient requirements and top tips for eating well. , What does a healthy diet look like during pregnancy? By Georgia Leech

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Is it important to stay active during pregnancy?

Find out the benefits of being active during pregnancy and discover how long women should aim to be active each day, including ideas for safe, fun activity during pregnancy , Is it important to stay active during pregnancy? By Jamie Douglas

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Roald Dahl Day 2018

In celebration of Roald Dahl Day 2018, we bring you this brilliant BFG inspired recipe. Snozzcumbers are no longer a fictional foodstuff as we’ve created these delicious Snozzcumber sandwiches! A simple, tasty lunch or tea option for the children in your early years setting that they’ll love creating! Don’t forget you can add different toppings…

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Lego

About 6 months ago, to my pleasure, both of my children really got into playing with Lego, spending ages creating all sorts from hi tech boats to castles.  I loved Lego growing up and now I am experiencing the joy all over again, except this time I am aware of the many learning opportunities Lego…

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Starting School

Congratulations making it through the summer holidays and doing a great job creating wonderful memories with your children! Right about now I would imagine your social media news feeds will be cluttered with children going back to school with pristine, oversized uniforms and parents everywhere wondering where the time went? Myself included. This year my…

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Sugar Smart Competition

Did you know children are having 3 times more sugar than they should be! It is important to limit the amount of sugar that young children eat. Too much sugar can lead to a build up of harmful fat inside our bodies that we cant see This fat sits around our vital organs, can cause…

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Foods to limit and avoid during your pregnancy

With so much information available advising women on what and what not to eat during pregnancy, it can be difficult to know what’s fact from fiction.  In this months blog we’ll be exploring the foods you need to both limit and avoid during pregnancy to help keep you and baby happy and healthy. If you…

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Infant Feeding Guidelines

We are excited to see the release of the latest Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) report on ‘Feeding in the first year of life’. The last report, in 2004, shaped government recommendations and we have been eagerly awaiting an update. The latest report provides recommendations on infant feeding from birth up to 12 months…

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Brushing Teeth

How to encourage your toddler to brush their teeth One of the most common struggles I come across when working with families is the difficulty they face trying to brush their little ones  teeth.  Toddlers do not understand why they need to brush their teeth and it doesn’t matter how positive you are about the…

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How to get your children recycling

I have to admit I am a bit of a fanatic when it comes to recycling! I have been known on more than one occasion to delve into bins to retrieve an item that has been wrongly placed and put them in the correct box to be recycled. With my children it seemed like an…

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