Gemma Clare

Gemma Clare is an experienced teacher, Special Educational Needs Coordinator and Inclusion Leader based in the UK. As a freelance writer, she brings her background in child development to support parents and educators with the things they really want to know, making parenting that little bit easier!
Gemma Clare
Preschool baby boy is using two hands to hold clear bottle to pour water beads.

Sensory Activities

7 DIY Sensory Bottle Ideas for Calm Down Time

Sensory bottles are wonderful for calming children and giving them sensory input. Learn how to make an easy DIY sensory bottle at home!

Mother with baby in a boppy pillow.

Parenting

How to Use a Boppy Pillow: Nursing, Tummy Time, & More

A Boppy pillow is a long C-shaped nursing pillow. Unlike regular pillows, a Boppy pillow curves around your body.

Bambo Nature Premium Eco-Friendly Baby Diapers

Product Reviews

Bambo Nature Dream Diapers Review [2022]

Bambo Nature Diapers offer an eco-friendly option for parents. These diapers are sustainably made, have a simple design, and are kind to the skin.

Rascal and Friends Diapers

Product Reviews

Rascal and Friends Diapers Review [2022]

Rascal and Friends diapers promise to tick every box, with 'no nasties', sustainable materials, and an affordable price tag.

Girl at speech therapist office.

Autism, Special Needs

The Four Major Types of Developmental Delays Explained

The four major types of developmental delay are cognitive, motor, speech and language, and social and emotional.

Ivan relaxing in his body sock.

Sensory Activities

Body Socks: 10 Fun Sensory Play Activities for Kids

Body socks are incredibly versatile and can be both calming or stimulating, depending on how you use them.

Newborn baby was swaddling with white cloth by her mother.

Sleep

What Should a Baby Wear Under a Swaddle?

There are clear signals for what your baby should wear under a swaddle, so you can sleep easy knowing your baby is both snug and safe.

Swaddled Newborn Boy

Sleep

How to Get Your Baby to Sleep Without a Swaddle

Swaddling is an effective sleep tool for your newborn, but they will soon outgrow it. Here’s advice on how to get your baby to sleep without a swaddle.

Baby smiling with her mother behind a baby crib.

Parenting, Sleep

When Can I Move My Baby to a​​ Crib?

As with many decisions in parenting, it can be difficult to know when is the best time to move your baby to a crib.