• Bringing home a new baby: what should you expect?

    September 4, 2020Advice, Information, Parenting, Real life

    No matter how many books you read or how much advice you hear, the day you bring your baby home will change your life in ways that you could never predict. Your capacity for love will stretch bigger than you ever imagined, but with this increase in emotion will come unexpected anxieties and new worries.

    It doesn’t matter if this is your 1st, 3rd or even your 8th baby, each newborn arrives with a brand new …

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  • Back to School: How to have a Happy Return

    August 31, 2020Advice, Parenting, Real life

    Given that many children won’t have been in school for six months, going back this September will be a huge transition – for us parents too. Especially for those like my own daughter Jessie, who is starting school for the first time. 

    So with the return to school planned for 3rd September how can we best prepare for a happy, confident and calm return?

    Tip 1: Help children prepare emotionally for going back.

    A big transition can …

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  • Learn to count with these printable number cards

    July 30, 2020How to, Information, Things To Do

    If you’re struggling with at-home learning, these printable number cards will help you make your little one’s playtime count. 

    Number counting activities can be a fun and easy way to help your toddler become more familiar with letters, develop their sound recognition and boost their literacy learning. Playing with a set of number cards is a great way to get a little one counting to 10 and beyond, encourage them to recognise patterns and help them …

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  • Here’s How to Build your Best Ever Blanket Fort

    July 2, 2020How to, Parenting, Things To Do

    As lockdown continues, we know how difficult it is to keep coming up with new ideas to avoid boredom at home. Enter the blanket fort, a childhood classic that will occupy and entertain your little ones for days. We know what you’re thinking: the mess, the faff…but what about the peace and quiet that giving your children a little space of their own could bring? Not only will the planning and building process keep your …

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  • Sleep Expert Jo Tantum shares the best bedtime routine for little ones during Lockdown

    June 26, 2020Advice, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life

    Jo Tantum

    Meet Jo Tantum, Purflo’s resident sleep expert! Paediatric Sleep Consultant Jo Tantum, a previous Purflo customer herself and Mum of 1, has been working with babies and parents across the globe for more than 30 years. Jo was a key speaker at ‘The Baby Show’ for 7 years and a Sleep Expert for Prima Baby Magazine for 8 years. She has also appeared on GMTV, Richard and Judy, ITN news and was …

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  • How to potty train: advice from expert Amanda Jenner

    April 20, 2020Advice, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life

    To answer your concerns about potty training your little one, we asked Amanda Jenner to write a guest blog article. Amanda is the UK’s Toddler and ITV’s Toilet Training Expert and she is also a mum of 3. 

    Signs of Readiness

    There is no set age for potty training, but most importantly they must be showing some signs of readiness, because if you start without them being ready this will make your life difficult and prolong the process. Signs …

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  • How to Beat the Post-Christmas Blues this January

    January 10, 2020Advice, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life

    Now that Christmas is over and you’re no longer feeling pulled in every direction (Parties! Markets! Ice Skating!) it’s very easy to fall into a post-festive funk. The key to beating these blues? Keep busy. We know, even thinking about it sounds exhausting but we’ve got some easy ideas to help you to feel happier this January.

    Shake it out

    Christmas songs have been taken off of our playlists for another year, but that doesn’t mean we …

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