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Why Autism Awareness is Necessary in an Anti-Child Society​

Today is International Autism Awareness Day and it got me thinking…why is autism awareness necessary? To answer that question we need to take a look at society itself. I recently wrote about how we refuse to grant children the same basic rights adults automatically have, as a society, simply because they are children (and often… Continue reading Why Autism Awareness is Necessary in an Anti-Child Society​

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8 Ways to Get Your Toddler to Brush Their Teeth Without Pinning Them Down

If you’re the mum of a toddler who you’ve never had any trouble with in getting them to brush their teeth I think I’m quite happy to stick my neck on the line and say you are in a very small minority. It’s recommended that you begin brushing your baby’s teeth as soon as they… Continue reading 8 Ways to Get Your Toddler to Brush Their Teeth Without Pinning Them Down

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6 Tips for Before You Start Baby Led Weaning

Littlest has just turned 6 months old and so begins a new baby-led weaning adventure. If you didn’t already know, baby led weaning is essentially giving a baby ‘real’ food, sliced into sticks (or similar shapes which are easy to hold) and allowing them to explore the food and feed themselves. The NHS recommends that… Continue reading 6 Tips for Before You Start Baby Led Weaning