2-3 Years

Tantrums, toilet training and behaviour that will most definitely try your patience. Read maternity & infant’s advice and tips on how to get through the terrible twos. Keep calm and carry on!


Latest 2-3 Years Posts

6 ways to deal with tough behaviour

After the festive season it can be hard for parents and children to get back into the routine they were in before the madness of the holidays took over. Many children don’t cope well with disruption to their routine, and this can lead to them being unsettled and showing off some spectacularly unmanageable behavioural tendencies. […]

10 tips to tackle potty training

When it comes to potty training it can be hard to know when to begin and how to start the process. Once you recognise that your child is ready for this next step, there can be a variety of ways you can encourage successful potty training. Potty introduction Introduce the potty to the household before […]

Halloween events across Ireland from Inspireme.ie!

Halloween is by far the spookiest time of the year. Often the scariest thing about this particular holiday is how difficult it is to entertain the children, now that the nights are longer and the days are colder. But fear not. We have put together a list of some of the great events happening all […]

Car Safety Rules You Need To Know

We can’t stress this enough – if you’re transporting your children around in a car, you must pay attention to certain safety rules. They’re not that difficult… According to the Road Safety Authority (RSA), EU child safety protection laws make it compulsory for all children to travel in the correct child seat, booster seat or […]

Inspirational indoor play ideas!

We all want to do our very best for our kids, but sometimes, especially during the school holidays, it can feel like we’re expected to be one-person entertainment factories! We’re not exactly blessed with the weather at times, let’s face it, so every Irish parent needs some rainy day ideas in their arsenal to counteract […]

What Irish parents need to know about budget 2018

In response to the publication of this year’s budget, Minister for Children, Katherine Zappone was “confident” that the preschool scheme could expand to support more families. Entitlement to the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) scheme, is to be expanded from September 2018 to two free years for children aged at least two years and […]

Children under 4 most likely to catch Shigella

With the kids back in school, some of you may already have been unlucky enough to get the first few glimpses of the dreaded tummy bug virus. Known as the ‘winter’ vomiting bug, the contagious and common infection usually starts appearing in Autumn (September and October) right when the kids are back in school. We […]

The 10 strangest reasons why children won’t go to bed

As parents, we’ve heard all the excuses in the book for our children not wanting to go to bed but some are a little more imaginative than others. Online retailer Time4Sleep has conducted a poll to find out the most common reasons little ones do their very best stall the inevitable; bedtime! From the top five […]

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