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Finding the Balance between Memory-Making & Quality Time with Your Child

Finding the Balance between Memory-Making & Quality Time with Your Child

As humans, technology and in particular social media has brought is into an entirely new space. One where most information is literally at our fingertips and the concept of privacy has become a lot more fluid. As parents and care-givers, it presents us with additional benefits and challenges. Baby’s first steps can be captured in real time and uploaded to ... Read More »

Surviving City Breaks with Toddlers

Surviving City Breaks with Toddlers

Travelling with babies younger than 8 months can be easier than travelling with a toddler! It does, however,  require more planning with regard to formula, food, sterilizing, travel systems and an array of other things. Planes are easier to handle with younger babies also as they can sleep (in bassinets on long haul flights) and do not need to move around as ... Read More »

Best Beaches in Ireland for Kids

Best Beaches in Ireland for Kids

So much of the time Ireland is covered with a blanket of clouds but when the sun shines it really is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Here is Kinder Travel Guide’s list of Ireland’s best beaches for the under 4s. Inchydoney, Co Cork This fabulous sandy beach lies just a few kilometers from the gorgeous town ... Read More »

10 Tips for Stress-Free air Travel with Children

10 Tips for Stress-Free air Travel with Children

Preparing for an air travel trip with children involves a lot of planning and logistics. You may encounter a few obstacles before and during your flight, so it’s best to be prepared and know what to expect. Children have special requirements when it comes to travelling and we have prepared 10 tips to help you organize a stress-free air travel ... Read More »

A Holiday with a Baby

A Holiday with a Baby

As the summer months approach, many families will be thinking of a holiday with a difference – “a holiday with a baby”.  Many new parents are currently planning their inaugural holiday, be it home or abroad, as a family unit.  Like everything since baby came along, the break will be altered with your new addition-great memories, experiences and exclusive time ... Read More »

The upside of family downtime

The upside of family downtime

The importance of spending downtime together — on days out or even doing nothing — is often overlooked I swam with a dolphin last weekend. I wasn’t on my own; my family was there too. We had only planned to go to the beach — the fact that the dolphin decided to hang out there too was a pure bonus. ... Read More »

It’s time to shake things up a little

It’s time to shake things up a little

Shake things up: Break free of your routine to enjoy family life more I’ve decided to energise my family life this year. Life isn’t exactly in a rut but I do feel that I always opt for what is known and what is comfortable. I am often slow to challenge myself, probably because I fear failure, and that is not ... Read More »

Encouraging Less Screen Time

Encouraging Less Screen Time

Did you know? 34% of preschool children have a TV in their bedroom 2 hours is the average amount of time preschool children spend watching TV daily Zero screen time is recommended for children under 2 years Managing “screen time” can be difficult for parents especially as more and more parents are using smart phone, tablets and TV to keep ... Read More »

Cooking With Kids

Cooking With Kids

Cooking and baking can be fun. Fun for you – and fun for your child. Yet, they’re activities that seem to have been lost in the rush to get a dinner on the table when you’ve rushed in the door from work or collecting your children from soccer, basketball or music lessons. Taking time out at weekends to make a ... Read More »

Cop On: What is it?

Cop On: What is it?

The following is a brief excerpt from the book Cop On, what it is and why your child needs it to thrive and survive in today’s world. I hope it offers you a small insight into the theme of the book and maybe even whet your appetite to read more..     When I decided to write this book I came at ... Read More »