Preschool education

Spread your wings little bird

by ParentalChoice
in starting pre-school, Parenting, nursery
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Given that it is the time of year when many children are starting nursery for the first time I wanted to write about how it feels for Mum (or Dad but I’m using Mum because I am one) watching their little bird spread their wings into a whole new world. In the name of research I ...

Starting Nursery – how to prepare your child

by ParentalChoice
in Children
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Over the next week or two we are taking a look at the subject of starting your child at nursery for the first time. We asked Dr Natalie Cheatle and Dr Annika Clark at  www.theparentspace.co.uk for some advice on preparing for this big step. As experienced Clinical Psychologists they have offered us some practical and effective pa...

Don’t cry Mummy, I’m only going to nursery…

by ParentalChoice
in Parenting, nursery, Children
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Our guest blogger Clair Maskell is back. Next week is going to be the biggest test for me since my daughter was born. At two years and two months old, she will be starting pre-school two mornings a week. It is something lots of parents are dealing with at this time of year, and it ...