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Barnsley's economy continues to thrive

Barnsley has seen a significant increase in visitors to local museums, attractions and events, contributing £7.26 million to the local economy, according to the latest Barnsley Council performance report. 305 more words


7 Tips for Raising Happy, Healthy Eaters

By: Jessica Drake-Simmons, M.S. CCC-SLP

Eating can be a daily struggle and constant stressor for many families. The eating battles can be a point of looming contention at any given moment in a day. 928 more words


Help Your Child to Learn at Home

Here are a few easy activity ideas you can try at home that will help support your child’s development…

How about supporting some fine motor skills by posting corks into an empty bottle, threading cereal onto spaghetti or arranging flowers in a colander? 281 more words



Last week, I submitted a video to author & RIE (Resources for Infant Educarers) guru, Janet Lansbury. The video was of an 11 month old girl climbing up our 12′ slide, intended to illustrate the amazing capabilities of babies when their independence & natural physical abilities are supported. 843 more words

Early Education

High cost of childcare actually has parents working less to care for children themselves

According to a new poll by The Washington Post, over 75 percent of mothers, and 50 percent of fathers in the U.S. say they’ve switched jobs, passed up work opportunities, or even quit their jobs to care for the children. 174 more words

Marriage And Family

New Beginnings

I’ve decided to start a blog all about Childcare, I work in a nursery, and I understand how stressful children can be,  I’m basically posting all activities or tips that I’ve found useful at work, as well as support for things like weaning, sleeping and other common issues :)


Becoming a father shifts men’s attitudes on traditional gender roles, study finds

New research shows that men adopt significantly more conservative attitudes towards a woman’s role in the household once their first child is born. In a study of 1,800 new parents, Australian social scientist Janeen Baxter found many fathers shift to more conservative views on motherhood, the division of housework, and care-giving. 162 more words