Debunking Child Brain Development Myths

Debunking Child Brain Development Myths

In the fascinating world of child development and neuroscience, myths and misconceptions abound...
Child playing with blocks

Nurturing Every Child: Blending Classical and Postmodern Insights

By Michael Cresswell In the vibrant world of early childhood care, understanding your child's needs...

The Childminder Start-up Grant Scheme

The Childminder Start-up Grant Scheme is now open.  The Scheme will support new childminders by...

Understanding the Window of Tolerance

As professionals, caregivers, and educators, we know each child has a unique emotional landscape...

Morning Connection

Attachment and Morning Connection: Attachment is fundamental to human development, particularly in...

Bridging the Divide

Bridging the Divide "Bridging the Divide" is a term coined by Dr Gordon Neufeld, a renowned...

10 things to consider before becoming a Sleep Practitioner

1. Education & Training: The education and training you require are vital to establishing a...

Thank you!

Recently we asked you to give us feedback on how we were doing, many of you responded and the...

Meet our learners: Alexandra

Who are you? I am Alexandra and I am a Private Nanny, Maternity Nurse and Sleep Support Worker. I...

Understanding Neuroception: A Powerful Tool for Working with Children

Understanding Neuroception"Neuroception," a term coined by Dr Stephen Porges in 2004, refers to our...

Emotional Echoes: How Children Tune into Our Feelings

As caregivers, educators, and professionals, we have the responsibility of nurturing the emotional...

Behind the scenes of being a professional sleep practitioner

Introduction Welcome to the world of sleep practitioners, where parents, early years professionals...

New SACN report published on feeding children from 1 to 5

I recently attended the Nutrition Society Summer conference 2023 and I was fortunate enough to hear...
Erik Erikson Approach

The Erik Erikson Education Approach

There were many pioneers of Early Years education. We will be sharing the stories of a number of...

Nature vs Nurture and the role of Neuroscience in Child Development

Nature vs Nurture There is a long-standing debate about how we develop our individual...

What to do when your client doesn’t pay

As a self-employed person you have the right to be paid in accordance with the terms of the...
The Donald Winnicott Education Approach

The Donald Winnicott Approach

There were many pioneers of Early Years education and today we are looking at Donald Winnicott.Who...
Managing Fussy eaters blog-min

How to manage ‘fussy eating’ and avoid dining room drama

It’s common for parents to have occasional worries about their children’s eating habits and...

Meet our learners: Piroska

Who are you? My name is Piroska. I work as a full time nanny in London. I have looked after a 5...

Meet our learners: Ami

Who are you? My name is Ami, I am 27 and I have lived in London since 2007. I came from Romania...

Maternity Nurse CV Template

Your CV is the very first introduction of who you are as a potential employee and it’s from this...

Preschoolers and wrap around care

When starting any business of your own, you have choices and decisions about who your audience will...
The Difference Between a Nanny and a Childminder

The Difference Between a Nanny and a Childminder

Where some may believe the role is one of the same, there are differences as shown below. A Nanny...

Neuroscience: why it’s relevant for Early Years Practitioners

Neuroscience is the scientific study of the nervous system, which comprises of the central nervous...