A walk in the woods

A walk in the woods

It’s a beautiful day.  Why not take your baby out for a walk in the woods?  This will be good exercise for you and give your baby some fresh air.  Those are good enough reasons to go for a walk…but did you realise you will be offering your child a whole range of other learning opportunities?  Research has shown that children are a product of their experiences and the environment in which they live, and these experiences and environments are actually helping to build the very structure of their young brains.…

New Baby? Learning Starts Now!

New Baby? Learning Starts Now!

You’ve just had a baby.  Congratulations!  You have created a new life and your baby has finally arrived after many long months of waiting.  The priority right now is to keep your baby fed and healthy… and to get some sleep!  If you are managing to do those three things right now, then well done!…

Why are The First 1000 Days So Important?

Why are The First 1000 Days So Important?

You may have heard the expression, ‘The First 1000 Days’. When is this measured from?  Does it mean from birth onwards, or from conception?  Or does it just mean the length of time since you actually got a full night’s sleep?!! Actually, the first 1000 days refers to the period from the moment of conception, until your child’s second birthday…