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Helping Little People Learn to Talk 3-6 Months

Helping Little People Learn to Talk 3-6 Months

Talking and listening to babies from the moment they’re born helps them develop good listening and language skills. It also helps them to learn and develop good relationships with people. Babies can talk to you before they start using words. By moving their mouth, arms or legs, cooing, babbling or smiling, your baby is talking with you and looking for ... Read More »

Helping Little People to Learn to Talk 6-9 Months

Helping Little People to Learn to Talk 6-9 Months

Talking and listening to babies from the moment they’re born helps them develop good listening and language skills. It also helps them to learn and develop good relationships with people. Babies can talk to you before they start using words. By moving their mouth, arms or legs, cooing, babbling or smiling, your baby is talking with you and looking for ... Read More »

Helping Little People Learn to Talk 9-12 Months

Helping Little People Learn to Talk 9-12 Months

Talking and listening to babies from the moment they’re born helps them develop good listening and language skills. It also helps them to learn and develop good relationships with people. Babies can talk to you before they start using words. By moving their mouth, arms or legs, cooing, babbling or smiling, your baby is talking with you and looking for ... Read More »

Helping Little People to Learn to Talk 12-15 Months

Helping Little People to Learn to Talk 12-15 Months

Talking and listening to babies from the moment they’re born helps them develop good listening and language skills. It also helps them to learn and develop good relationships with people. It’s never too early to start talking to your child. Most brain development happens before the age of two and the best way to stimulate babies’ brains is to talk ... Read More »

A Guide for Parents of 0-5 year olds

A Guide for Parents of 0-5 year olds

GETTING TO KNOW YOUR CHILD A GUIDE FOR PARENTS The New Baby The world is a strange and terrifying place for a new born baby. You can help your baby realise that it can also be a friendly, happy place by meeting his needs reasonably soon after they are felt, and by providing lots of cuddles and closeness. Remember, you ... Read More »

Avoiding a Crysis: Why Do Babies Cry? What Should I Do?

Avoiding a Crysis: Why Do Babies Cry? What Should I Do?

Why Do Babies Cry? What Should I Do? A crying baby who cannot be comforted can be extremely difficult for a parent to cope with. Parents may begin to feel frustrated and useless. They may even feel angry. Parents often forget that baby’s usually only cry for a reason or from need. The view therefore that a baby will not ... Read More »

Avoiding a Crysis: Advice for parents on understanding and coping with a crying baby

Avoiding a Crysis: Advice for parents on understanding and coping with a crying baby

Crying is necessary for a baby to communicate. It helps parents understand their baby’s needs. A baby’s persistent crying which continues despite parents best efforts is the most shattering and piercing sounds you can hear. The sound can churn up parents emotionally and can lead to weariness, frustration and a sense of failure. Society often suggests that a good baby ... Read More »

Reasons to Play

Reasons to Play

Just a few of the reasons why parents and children should play together: Provided by ABC Start Right Limerick Read More »

Benefits of Skin to Skin Contact

Benefits of Skin to Skin Contact

Skin to skin contact with your baby does a lot more than bonding. There are now a multitude of studies that show that mothers and babies should be together, skin to skin (baby naked not wrapped in a blanket) immediately after birth as well as later on. The baby is happier, the baby’s temperature is more stable and the baby’s ... Read More »

The reason your child didn’t sleep last night

The reason your child didn’t sleep last night

It can be very frustrating when your child does not sleep well.  It is a place that you may feel only you inhabit and also, you may sense that your child is just a “bad sleeper”.  Healthy sleep habits do not always come naturally for some children, in fact depending on what study you read 30-50% of families report sleep ... Read More »