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Five frustrating things toddlers do – and why they’re actually essential for development

Posted on 16. November 2017 by admin

As all parents know, toddlers are some of the most adorable little people on the planet –  and what with those kissable cheeks, those gorgeous baby curls and that tendency to give big, loving hugs, how could they not be? But as parents also know, these exact same fonts of cuteness also have the power to drive you right to distraction... and they do tend to use it. Just about every day. 

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How do you teach your baby to love veg? Repetition, repetition, repetition!

Posted on 09. November 2017 by admin

Okay, all you parents in the weaning trenches – hands up if you’ve encountered this scenario. You’re introducing your baby to the exciting taste of a brand-new vegetable (broccoli, say, or parsnip). They eagerly open wide, take a big mouthful... and make the most incredible grimace you’ve ever seen. The puree ends up everywhere, and the baby is giving you a look that says, “Don’t EVER try that one on me again, Mum!”

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How to Wean by The Reading Residence blogger

Posted on 08. November 2017 by admin

Oh, I remember reading so many forums and advice sites when my children were a few months old. Weaning seemed to be such a huge milestone hovering on the horizon, alongside teething and watching their first attempts at rolling, sitting and crawling. 

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10 genius Halloween costumes for the littlest trick-or-treaters

Posted on 20. October 2017 by admin

If Halloween is a big thing in your household, you’re probably looking for some great creative costume ideas for your baby or toddler!


We know you don’t have a lot of spare time – really, what parent does? So here are some of the easiest and most adorable costume ideas from around the web to inspire you – and thankfully, none of them require anything more complicated than a hot-glue gun.

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Mums’ views on HiPP’s baby care range

Posted on 18. October 2017 by admin

When the very first advance samples of our new free-from baby care products showed up at the HiPP offices, they caused an audible buzz of excitement... one look, and we were pretty sure we had a hit on our hands. But the real test, of course, wasn’t what we thought of our wonderful new line-up – we needed to get these products into the hands of some parents to see what they thought!

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