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Published: Wednesday 05 May 2021

Slip, slap, slop: how to make time in the sun safer for children

Many people have now heard of the Australian saying “Slip, slop, slap” - slip on a t-shirt, slop on the sunscreen and slap on a hat - adopted in many other countries and an easy man…

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Published: Wednesday 05 May 2021

How should I approach having a baby with clicky hips in my baby massage or yoga class?

What happens if a parent indicates on their pre-class form that their child either has clicky hips, or other hip issues? As it happens, clicky hips or other hip displasia issues…

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Published: Tuesday 04 May 2021

How should you approach it when parents use oils that maybe have scents or ingredients we wouldn’t recommend?

With online baby massage classes now part of our every day lives, it's normal that parents choose their own baby massage oil. In some cases, we might notice that parents are using…

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Published: Wednesday 28 April 2021

As a baby massage instructor student I'm finding the 'I Love You' move tricky. Any advice?

This question came up in our March Q&A session for baby yoga, baby massage and toddler yoga instructors and students. One participant, currently midway through their baby…

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Published: Wednesday 17 March 2021

Changing clocks: top tips for keeping baby's sleep settled

With the clocks about to change on on Sunday 28th March 2021, we thought it a wise time to offer some advice on how to keep baby's sleeping settled, both for their benefit and…

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Published: Friday 05 March 2021

Top 14 'why things might go wrong' in your baby massage class

Most of the time baby massage sessions for most instructors will be enjoyable and fun, especially if they’re well-trained and have the skills to teach efficiently and k…

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Published: Tuesday 02 March 2021

Keeping your home safe: blind cords

Sadly there have been a number of deaths in the last decade due to blind cords. Children between the ages of 16 and 36 months are most at risk. This is likely due to the mobility…

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Published: Friday 12 February 2021

Why Siobhan chose to teach baby massage, baby yoga & toddler yoga

This is Siobhan who is celebrating being a qualified instructor for a year. Here's her experience of the journey to becoming a baby massage, baby yoga and toddler yoga instructor…

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Published: Friday 12 February 2021

Baby sleep tip #11: introduce a sleep/night time phrase

Here's number 11 of our essential baby sleep tips.... introduce a bedtime/ sleep time phrase. Any time you put your baby in their cot to go to sleep or they fall asleep elsewhere…

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Published: Thursday 04 February 2021

Oxytocin: the 'love hormone'

To celebrate St Valentine’s Day we thought we’d take a look at oxytocin - often dubbed the ‘drug of love’ or ‘hormone of cuddles’ - and how it relates to both infant massage and baby yoga. …

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Published: Thursday 04 February 2021

Baby and toddler yoga breathing techniques: equal breathing

We've recently looked at the importance of breath work in baby yoga, and we cover it on our baby yoga instructor course and toddler yoga teacher course. Here's a breathing…

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Published: Tuesday 02 February 2021

Chicken Pox: symptoms and treatment

Pretty much all of us have chicken pox at some point in our childhood but chances are you may not know how to spot it in your own child or one in your care! Luckily, chicken pox…

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