Episode 82: Motor Play in the First 12 Months 

In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare offers motor play (movement) ideas for the first year of life. Links for this episode: A pictorial guide of how to leave a podcast review Smart Start by Margaret Sasse (I forgot to mention this book but it shares wonderful motor play ideas for the first 5 years) Mu​sic by BenSound.com …

Episode 78: Tummy Time – Part Three

In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare dives into her third episode dedicated to tummy time. This one is full of practical ideas, 11 in fact, for injecting fun and variety into this daily practice with your baby. Links for this episode: What Next? A blog post about different ways to integrate primitive reflexes beyond babyhood. How long …

Episode 76: Tummy Time – Part Two 

In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare dives into her second episode dedicated to tummy time. Listen in to hear what it looks like at different ages and stages and how you can still make it work if there’s resistance or reflux. Clare’s book Tummy Time Tactics, is now available. LISTEN IN

Episode 74: Tummy Time – Part One

In this episode of the Thriving Children Podcast, Clare talks about one of her favourite topics, tummy time. We’ve all heard it’s important but why? And will a baby be worse off without it? Listen in to hear about three key developmental stages that are dependent upon this position. Links for this episode: Get your free eBook about the Primitive …

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Mealtime Mastery

As parents, we anticipate that our children will not only eat the food we’ve so lovingly prepared, they’ll also enjoy it.

5 Screen Time Swaps

Here are some ideas for keeping the little ones busy without screen time.