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Colief research into the effects of colic on parents

Colief research into the effects of colic on parents

Colic can have many causes, but in some cases, it can be due to a temporary lactose intolerance. The main signs associated with Colic are episodes of excessive and inconsolable crying when they otherwise appear to be perfectly healthy. This September we conducted a...

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Preparing for the Back-to-School period

Preparing for the Back-to-School period

It’s that time of the year again where we say goodbye (or perhaps a sigh of relief!) to the summer holidays and see our little ones return to school for the new academic year, or for some of you it might be your child’s first day at school. If you’re feeling nervous...

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Soothe an irritated scalp with Baby Scalp Oil

Soothe an irritated scalp with Baby Scalp Oil

Babies are celebrated for their super soft skin, but many babies can develop cradle cap – dry or flaky patches on the baby scalp – particularly in their first year. This is a common condition for babies and while it usually doesn’t cause any harm to little ones, it...

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Tips to keep your children protected from the sun

Tips to keep your children protected from the sun

Whilst we’ve all been desperate for that sun to shine again this summer, and with the forecasted heatwave set to be a scorcher, it’s important to remember to keep you and your family protected from the heat. If you’re looking for ways to ensure you can enjoy the...

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How to keep allergies at bay this summer

How to keep allergies at bay this summer

Whilst you might associate the common cold with the winter months, a cold is actually prevalent every season, especially in younger children whose immune systems are still developing. Below we’ve listed some top tips for your family should you be hit with the common...

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How To Identify And Treat Colic

How To Identify And Treat Colic

Have you tried just about every trick in the book to console your baby, but they’re still crying? They could be suffering from Colic, which is a very common condition that can cause your baby to cry for no apparent reason. Colic is defined as repeated episodes of...

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Taking Time For You

Taking Time For You

Did you know that April is Stress Awareness Month? Stress Awareness Month has been held every April, since 1992 to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic. Millions of us around the UK are experiencing high levels of...

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Valentine’s Activities For The Family

Valentine’s Activities For The Family

Whilst Valentine’s may look a little different this year, that doesn’t mean you can’t get involved in some family fun in crafting the perfect Valentine’s gift for your loved one! Whether that be a partner, family member, friend or someone who has meant a lot to you...

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Winter Walks

Winter Walks

Whilst this Christmas period will feel a little different this year, and with lots of restrictions still in place, it’s important to make sure you are still getting out and about and enjoying your well-deserved Christmas break. That’s why we’ve listed out some of our...

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Fend Off Festive Colds

Fend Off Festive Colds

We all know colds are common this time of year, especially in children who have returned to school this year. Whilst most colds get better in about a week, it can take up to 2 weeks in small children, which can be unpleasant for you and your little one. Here at Colief...

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DIY Christmas Gifts

DIY Christmas Gifts

Stuck for ideas on what to get your loved ones this Christmas? Why not try making your own Christmas gifts this year with a special touch from your little ones! Not only will it be a great creative activity for your family to get involved in, but will be a very...

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Happy Halloween

Halloween is another victim to COVID-19 in that lots of events, parties and of course, trick or treating are not possible this year BUT let’s turn our frowns upside down and focus on the fun family activities that we can still enjoy with our loved ones in the safety...

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Half Term Happiness

As we enter another school holiday with much of the country under some kind of lockdown – meeting up with family and friends to pass some time and make memories like holidays gone by may well be off of the table, but that is no reason not to have fun with your little...

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Mummy Mental Wellbeing During Covid-19

This month we carried out research amongst new and expectant mums and how they are feeling and coping in amongst the pandemic. The overwhelming news was that nearly half of those questioned (43%) have felt their mental health take a dip as a result of COVID-19 and 51%...

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Half Term Happiness

Half Term Happiness

As we enter another school holiday with much of the country under some kind of lockdown – meeting up with family and friends to pass some time and make memories like holidays gone by may well be off of the table, but that is no reason not to have fun with your little...

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Mummy Mental Wellbeing During COVID-19

Mummy Mental Wellbeing During COVID-19

This month we carried out research amongst new and expectant mums and how they are feeling and coping in amongst the pandemic. The overwhelming news was that nearly half of those questioned (43%) have felt their mental health take a dip as a result of COVID-19 and 51%...

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Little Lunches

Little Lunches

Whether returning to school after the long five month-break, or starting school for the first time, it can be daunting for little ones, and parents too, especially if you have a fussy eater. Make lunchtime fun for them by preparing creative lunchboxes that will bring...

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