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How to help stop a toddler's bottles!

How to help stop a toddler's bottles!

Many toddlers can become attached to their bottles. Besides providing nourishment, bottles also mean comfort and security. Prolonged bottle use can lead to cavities or cause the child to drink more milk than he or she needs. Switching from bottle to cup can be challenging, here are some tips to make the change easier everyone involved!
What is a Dream Feed and when should I introduce one?

What is a Dream Feed and when should I introduce one?

A dream feed is a rather lovely term for feeding a baby when they’re asleep. Lots of parents say that offering their baby a dream feed works really well, others feel it’s a waste of time. Some babies suck very well when they’re sleepy and others don’t.

 

Baby Sleep Patterns

Baby Sleep Patterns

It is completely natural for a baby in the first months of life to have variable sleep patterns, which include many sleeps of 2-3 hours and occasional longer ones. 
Toddler Tantrums

Toddler Tantrums

Ahh, if only toddlers had the language and developmental capacity to say ‘no thank you that doesn’t suit me at the moment’ or ‘I really would like it now, but I can wait until it is a better time for you’… but they don’t.