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

An Autumn menu (with hidden veggies) that your kids will love!

Let’s face it – no matter if they’re ethically sourced or organically grown, a lot of children don’t like the look of vegetables on their plate. If given the choice, we know they’re more likely to load up on breads and proteins than they are on one of their five a day. That’s just how […]

Signs your child is being bullied (or is a bully)

No parent wants to imagine that their child is being bullied or even worse, that their child IS a bully. Yet, among adolescents and children, the phenomenon of bullying is widespread across the nation. The effects of bullying are undeniably harmful, typically leading to long-term repercussions that last well into adulthood. However, learning how to recognise […]

Fun picnic and small plate ideas with Organix

We’ve teamed up with super organic food company Organix to give you some simple, fun (and vitamin filled) recipes that will delight the kids this week. Why not try one of our ideas below and show us a picture of your plates in the comments! Organix thrives on making great tasting food for babies, toddlers […]

Telling tales… this seasons book reviews

We love a good story here at maternity & infant, so we’ve taken this season’s newest titles and had them reviewed by our panel of experts; Penny our illustrious editor (mum), Danny (6), and Ellie (4)! 3+ Poppy and the Blooms By Fiona Woodcock (Simon and Schuster) Following on from her beautiful debut children’s book, […]

All you need to know about conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye, is a very common and treatable inflammation of the conjunctiva, the transparent membrane that lines the inside of the eyelids and the whites of the eyes. This inflammation can be caused by an infection, an allergen, or some other irritant. Is it contagious? It’s very contagious and infective conjunctivitis […]

Helping your toddler’s literacy

While we all know that reading is beneficial to a child’s academic development, it can be difficult to know where or when to begin. Even if you’re not an avid reader yourself, there are ways you can encourage the habit in your little one. If you want some tips on helping your toddler’s literacy, read […]

Tips to encourage hand washing in children!

Potty training has it’s own struggles, none the least of which is making sure everything goes into the right place, if you catch my drift! A remaining issue with potty training is making sure the little guys wash their hands properly, and that this happens without fail after going to the toilet, before eating or […]

It’s Family Week at Temple Street!

Today, is the launch of Family Week at Temple Street Children’s Hospital. It celebrates the love and bravery of the 145,000 families who walk through the doors of the hospital every year. Super Lucy McCool’s story Super hero Lucy McCool along with her mum Fiona, dad Fergus and sister Anna are just one of the families who […]

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