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How you can help with your child's development

Find out how you can play a key role in helping your child grow up to reach their full potential.

Bonding with your child

Your baby’s brain does more developing in the first two years of life than it will at any other period and this is a key time to build a positive relationship with them.

Play and learning

Play is a vital part of your child’s development. It is a natural way for your child to learn about the world around them.

Child behaviour

Research has shown that babies and children vary greatly in their temperament  – some may be very placid, whilst others may be more challenging to parent.


Smacking may stop a child doing what they’re doing at that moment, but it doesn't have a lasting positive effect.