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Babies and Kids With Disabilities & Special Needs

Advice and support from others who understand

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12-24 Months

The first birthday and beyond

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21 month old and speech? - last post by PrincessPeach

24-36 months

The transition stage from toddler to pre-schooler

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3-5 Years

The pre-school years

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Finding a nanny? - last post by lizzzard

5-8 Years (Younger Kids)

Discuss issues around the early primary years - behaviour, development and discipline.

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8-12 years ( The pre-teen years)

Discuss behaviour, development and discipline for tweens.

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Board games for 10yo girl - last post by Byjingoalltheway

13-18 years (Teenagers)

Discuss behaviour, development and discipline for teens.

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First job - 13.5 yrs old - last post by amdirel

Challenging Behaviour & Discipline Techniques

Coping with tears, tantrums and trying times

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Toilet Training

Is your child ready? Looking for the signs and getting started

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Car Restraints

Make the right choices when it comes to safety

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Support and advice for tough times at school

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WHY does it still happen ? - last post by JustBeige

Play and activities

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Vuly Trampoline - last post by Mooples


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