Introducing new luxury and bespoke children’s nursery and furniture brand Gigi Brooks.
ounded by Kimberley Green, a leading interior designer who has worked with many prestigious clients globally, Gigi Brooks offers UK parents and parents to be a unique luxury online retail experience at the click of a button.
Expect to be dazzled by Kimberley’s collection which beautifully fuses British charm with West Coast luxe. Boasting the most elegant, timeless, playful and magical pieces, this bespoke nursery furniture and children’s lifestyle brand is one not to be missed; a true treasure to launch in the UK market.
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oming up soon, is daylight savings time. Most parents do not mind it so much when they gain an extra hour, but it sends fear through people’s bones when they hear that they are going to have to lose an hour of sleep! Every year I get a TON of questions asking for the best way to handle Daylight Savings Time and children’s sleep.
If I had it my way, there would be no Daylight Savings Time. I think not only does it really affect children’s sleep patterns, but adults as well. In fact, statistically there is an 8%…
Research from Child Seat Safety has shown that 50 per cent of child restraint systems are incorrectly fitted.
hild Seat Safety (CSS) have today launched the findings of 12 months’ worth of research, after analysing the data from around 1800 checks, into mistakes made by parents when fitting child restraints and children into cars.
This research was carried out at community check events and enforcement days across the country.
The paper investigates the common mistakes made, the importance of carrying out these check events to enable parents to be educated correctly, and most importantly recommendations for manufacturers and retailers on…
Smile for a good cause! Fundraising Event for Great Ormond Street Hospital.
his is a unique opportunity to have a beautiful black and white portrait taken by photographer Elle Fallon in a mini photo studio setting. The event will be on Saturday 29 March, running from 11.00am - 4.00pm as part of Telegraph Hill Festival at St Catherine's Church.
There is no initial donation required, all portraits will display through an online gallery after the event and if you would like to buy your portrait all proceeds will be donated to Great Ormond Street Hospital. As well as Elle’s fundraising…
With increasing choice, competition and pressure in the UK nursery system, Early Years and Nursery Lead Consultant Sabine Hook is able to provide invaluable advice on how to lay stable foundations for your child’s educational future.
lthough for both prospective and new parents, the choice of nursery for your child may seem a long way off, the reality is that the highly competitive nursery application process is beginning earlier and earlier. It is now commonly acknowledged that education choices made in the Early Years are as crucial as those made at primary and secondary level. The foundations of independence, confidence…
The single biggest risk of fertility treatment is multiple pregnancy which dramatically increases the risk to both mother and baby.
uffield Health Woking Hospital has achieved the lowest rates of multiple pregnancy in the UK for those undergoing fertility treatments. The hospital has reduced on-going multiple pregnancy rates to 5.1%.
Mr Andrew Riddle, Consultant Gynaecologist, Head of Fertility Unit, Nuffield Health Woking Hospital who presented the results, says, “Many fertility patients like the idea of twins and completing their family in one go, but the reality of multiple births can be much more complex.’
‘To have the lowest multiple pregnancy…
s mums, we all face dilemmas... whether it’s sleeping issues, temper tantrums or just everyday problems with our little ones. In a new series we’re working with ten mums who designed a solution for their problems and calling for mums to share their own ResQ moments with us.
I don’t think you realise how much sleep a baby needs until yours is tired and grumpy! I thought my daughter would just nod off when she was tired. How wrong was I? I invented SnoozeShade so parents can get out and about without worrying about an overtired baby and…
Health Professionals meet people from all walks of life in a variety of personal circumstances and they all have questions about themselves and their baby. My job is to build their trust so they feel able to ask me any question they may have. Here are questions I am regularly asked.
How accurate is the due date I have been given?
The due date is worked out by calculating 40 weeks from the first day of your last period. A dating scan performed before 13 weeks is considered accurate so is used to confirm or move the due…
The following are some questions that are often asked of Educational Psychologists. Although each individual child is unique, with unique circumstances, there are some general responses that can be given to each scenario. Here are some common situations:
I think my toddler might have special needs, what shall I do next?
Firstly, try not to panic! Initially, a discussion with your health visitor or GP can guide you towards the next steps. If your child is at pre-school, a chat with the pre-school’s designated SENCO (special educational needs co-ordinator) may lead to some assessments or an appointment for…
While working with expectant couples I ask them to write down what their concerns or pressing questions are. As you can imagine there are quite a few different questions that I get asked but these are the top three questions that I get asked time and time again.
How do I cope with morning sickness?
About two thirds of us are affected by morning sickness in our pregnancies, with the severity ranging from mild dizziness to full blown vomiting all day long. Below are some suggestions however please note that if you are concerned or have a pre-existing…
Katie’s 5 month old daughter Ella has begun to wake several times a night and will only settle with a feed, despite being a good sleeper previously. On the first night, she woke frequently and needed a lot of reassuring to get back to sleep. My job is to get her into the sleep habits which are appropriate for her age, weight and development, so she can build on those over the coming weeks until she sleeps through the night.
arrive for my second night with Katie at 9pm and have time to discuss how Ella has behaved during the…
Continuing our series about balancing family life and careers, we talk to Gemma Young. Gemma runs her own estate and holiday lettings agency, and is currently pregnant with her second child.
’ve always wanted to have two children. My own mum worked full-time, and she was a single parent, so I’d also always assumed that I would continue to work when I had children – it was all I’d ever known.
My first job was a paper round, when I was 13. That was how I met Craig, my husband. The paper round was on Hythe Marina, and we were…
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