7 Resolutions for Parents and Little Ones in the New Year

Congratulations on making it through the busy holiday season with your little one in one piece! Many people find that New Year’s resolutions can be a great way to focus on specific goals and priorities.

But where to start? For some the thought of parenting resolutions may seem never-ending or even overwhelming. So, this New Year we have pulled together 7 resolutions and our top recommended products to help you achieve them.

Here are some common resolutions New Year's resolutions for parents with babies and toddlers:

1. Establish a Consistent Routine

Create a daily schedule that includes consistent nap times, mealtimes, and bedtime. Routines provide stability for young children and can make your days more predictable.

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Our range of sleep aids can help littles ones get snoozing when they should. Love To Dream offer a range of sleep aids designed to contain the startle reflex, keeping little ones sleepy.  

2. Promote Healthy Eating Habits

Introduce a variety of nutritious foods to your child’s diet. Focus on establishing healthy eating habits early on to promote their overall well-being.

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If you are approaching the weaning stage (around 4 months) you may find it helpful to invest in a baby food maker. This is a good way to introduce you little one to new flavour, plus you know exactly what you’re giving them. The Baby Brezza Food Maker Deluxe is a great option for simplicity. This due to its single steam and blend compartment, saving time and hassle.

3. Encourage Play and Exploration

Create a safe and stimulating environment that encourages your child to explore and play. Engaging in age-appropriate activities helps with their cognitive and physical development.

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For your peace of the Fred Safety Starter Pack can help ensure that wandering toddlers can stay safe in the home. Featuring products such as door slam stoppers, drawer catches and cupboard locks.

4. Strengthen Parent-Child Bond

Set aside dedicated quality time for one-on-one activities with your child. Building a strong bond in these early years can be crucial for their emotional and social development.

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For very little ones, a baby wrap can be a lovely way to stay close together. The Izmi Baby Wrap is made from soft and breathable cotton and can be used from birth.

5. Explore Outdoor Activities

Spend time outdoors with your child, whether it’s a trip to the park, a nature walk, or playing in the garden. Fresh air and outdoor activities contribute to both physical and mental well-being.

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The Lascal BuggyBoard can help make outdoor trips easier. By attaching to the back of a pushchair it offers a safe and secure platform for toddlers to stand on when they no longer want to walk.

6. Foster Independence

Encourage age-appropriate independence. Let your child take on small tasks, such as picking out clothes or putting away toys, to build their confidence and sense of responsibility.

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For older toddlers you may find that a play table and chair set is a piece of furniture that encourages independence. Whether it is playing or snacking the Ziza Play Kit is a study solution that looks great too!

7. Connect with Other Parents

Build a support network by connecting with other parents of babies and toddlers. Share experiences, tips, and advice to navigate the joys and challenges of parenthood together.

Check out The Parent Café, which is full of guidance from experts, reviews from real parents and much more! Also head over to our Instagram to get involved with our community.

Remember, resolutions are most effective when they are specific, realistic, and achievable. Parenting is already a challenging journey and setting specific targets might seem daunting. So, take a breath, and don’t fret too much. Even if you extract just one idea from our list, consider it a victory.

Happy New Year!