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Month: July 2016

December Events in Kent for Babies, Children and Families

Top local listings for December events in Kent that are perfect for babies, toddlers, big kids and families! Discover what’s on near you, including children’s activities, workshops, shows, open days and fun things to do. You can add to our list of December events in Kent by visiting our Add Event page. The Frosted Fairground at Dreamland 3rd December – 2nd January Dreamland, Marine Terrace, Margate, CT9 1XJ Dreamland transforms into a magical winter experience with The Frosted Fairground; as well as the vintage rides there’s also lots of yuletide treats to behold across the amusement park each day it’s open. www.dreamland.co.uk...

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November Events in Kent for Babies, Children and Families

Top local listings for November events in Kent that are perfect for babies, toddlers, big kids and families! Discover what’s on near you, including children’s activities, workshops, shows, open days and fun things to do. You can add to our list of November events in Kent by visiting our Add Event page. Musical Merry-Go-Round at Maidstone Museum Wed 1st November 2017 , 10.30am-11.30am St. Faith’s Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1LH Join us on the first Wednesday of every month for our Musical Merry-Go-Round. Sing nursery rhymes and play instruments for under 5s. museum.maidstone.gov.uk Cost: £3.50 per child Story Time at Maidstone Museum...

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Breastfeeding Support in Kent

Find breastfeeding support in Kent on our comprehensive directory. Discover breastfeeding support groups near you. Get nursing advice and meeting other mums and babies. Breastfeeding Support in Kent   Breastfeeding Peer Support The Salvation Army, Union Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1ED Are you a mum to be and wondering about whether you should breastfeed? Or are you a breastfeeding mum needing some support? Our free breast-feeding group provides an opportunity for pregnant and breast-feeding mums to receive expert support, come and see us at the Salvation Army Centre for our drop-in group providing feeding information and support. 03000 417770 [email protected]   Brent Children’s...

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Toddler portion sizes: How much?

A new study has suggested that food given in correct toddler portion sizes can lower anxiety and prevent the risk of obesity. According to research by Infant & Toddler Forum (ITF), advice on toddler portion sizes for 1 to 4 year olds is inadequate with 77% of parents stating to have never received guidance. The daily calorie requirement for each child depends on size and activity levels, but without professional guidelines, it’s parents who decide the type of food and toddler portion size given. This can lead to toddlers being served large portions of food that are often dense...

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6 sleep tips for coping with the clock change

Snuggle Sac founder Tina Goldsmith recognises the importance of good sleep advice for parents. She works in partnership with The Children’s Sleep Charity to ensure her customers receive high quality sleep information. Tina says ‘parents often contact us for support around the clock changes, just a change of one hour can really disrupt some children’s sleep patterns. Our experts from The Children’s Sleep Charity offer the following advice’. Try to plan ahead for clock changes. In the summer time it gets lighter in the mornings so you may wish to invest in a pair of blackout blinds so that...

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