Getting the right nutrition during the toddler years can really influence your little one’s brain development - not just now, but for their whole life. And with our easy to follow articles on toddler nutrition, recommended portion sizes, tips for fussy eaters and our handy toddler food pyramid, toddler nutrition can be a doddle!
Physical activity at any age can help build muscle strength and fitness, and in children young and old develop skills of balance and co-ordination. Getting your little one involved in a form of exercise from an early age will help establish healthy lifestyle behaviours, which can last a lifetime. Active children are more likely to … read more >
Safefood have developed a handy portion size guide for children aged 1-5 to show parents exactly what counts as a portion.
The core foundation of toddler swimming class is to teach key elements of learning to swim that relate to children’s stage of physical and social development, whilst having fun! Toddlers are a bit more aware of their surroundings so a different approach will be required and a responsive swim teacher to work at the child’s pace. Toddler classes are action packed, with nursery rhymes & games and word association and toys to make it as much fun as possible that will eventually lead to independent swimming.
1000 days. Doesn’t sound like an awful lot does it? But the fact is that the first 1000 days of your little one’s life are a uniquely special time that can have a very real influence on how they develop, grow and learn — not just now, but for his or her whole life. Watch … read more >
If your little one will be going to Creche soon here are a few healthy lunch and snack ideas.
Birthdays are always a big day, none so more so than your baby’s first birthday. Keep these tips in mind when preparing your toddler party.
I can’t believe Cal is a year old already; time does really fly with a baby. Each week brings massive development. He went from crawling to standing in a day; clinching for dear life onto the couch, but with the determination of a seasoned climber. He beamed proudly at me as he stood in the … read more >
In the First 1000 Days, the food your toddler eats not only affects their health now but it actually has a huge impact on their health right into adulthood.
We are delighted to announce that our ambassador and RTE presenter Maura Derrane who joined the First 1000 Days movement while she was pregnant will be continuing on as our toddler ambassador now that baby Cal is nearly one. As an ambassador for the movement, Maura hopes to inspire and educate other mothers across Ireland … read more >