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Some Interesting Facts about Baby and Toddler Development and Sleep


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    A baby/ Toddler’s future social, emotional, perceptual, cognitive and language skills are built upon the skills mastered during the first three years of a baby’s life.   During your baby’s first three years, development occurs in a sequential order. This means each stage of development lays the foundation for the next stage of development and so on.   From the age of four onwards these skills which have been mastered lay the foundation for higher skills such as […]

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Nine Top Tips for creating the perfect baby Sleep Zone


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  Your Child’s environment should ensure his sleep zone facilitates sleep.   To create a calm peaceful ‘Baby Sleep Zone’ include the following:           Darkened room, (though child may prefer dim light) Close curtains during nap time Avoid glare from hall light, window Encourage use of ‘sleep friends’ such as favourite cuddly toy Avoid bright colours on the walls. Muted colours work best Avoid wall murals, posters Don’t hang clothes on door. Can appear threatening (scary) in […]

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European funded research project to Norway


I was recently asked to participate in a European funded research project to Norway with Early Childhood Ireland. The purpose of the visit was to examine pre school education in Norway. I had the pleasure of spending a very informative week with some fantastic Ladies from Early Childhood Ireland. Our host for the week were the staff at Queen Maud University, Trodheim, Norway. We also participated in onsite visits and observation of how policy re preschool education was implemented into practice. […]

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