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BEAR TOWN’S RELAX AND READ Blog

We know that being a parent is a constant juggling act and we are all navigating the rollercoaster that is parenthood.
With this in mind, we are launching our ‘Relax and Read’ 5 minute blog series. We are encouraging all grown-ups to take 5 minutes out of their busy schedule, put their feet up, relax and read our new blog.
We will be inviting a host of industry experts to write on topics that we hope you will find interesting and helpful!

Everything you need to know about gentle parenting

Everything you need to know about gentle parenting

In the ever-evolving landscape of parenting, a refreshing breeze has swept in, carrying with it the concept of gentle parenting. If you’re intrigued by this novel approach but find yourself unsure about its ins and outs, you’re not alone.

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The 4 Month Sleep Regression

The 4 Month Sleep Regression

As babies hit the 4-month mark, their sleep patterns can suddenly shift, causing challenges like shorter naps, resistance to sleep, and frequent night waking. In this blog Tori Drew, founder of This Parent Can, offers guidance to help your little one navigate this phase.

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Helping children communicate through photography

Helping children communicate through photography

Hi, I’m Lucy and I’m owner of Little Lens – Baby Photography. I have a small studio situated next to my home near Exeter and I specialise in newborn, older baby, children & family photography. I am passionate about my genre for many reasons, one of which is the way photographs remind us of people, places, feelings and gives us all a sense of identity and belonging in a family unit.

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Focussing on Father’s Mental Health

Focussing on Father’s Mental Health

Mark Williams BCAh FRSA is a published author, TedX keynote speaker and campaigner, consultant, and trainer for better care for new parents. He founded International Father’s Mental Health Day, taking place on Monday 19th June 2023.

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6 ways to make the most of your Parental Leave

6 ways to make the most of your Parental Leave

Hello, I’m Bethan, the mummy behind Little Devon.  When on maternity leave, I got frustrated that it was difficult to find local baby classes and great places to go with little ones, apart from by the mummy grapevine, so I created Little Devon.

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Christmas on a Budget

Christmas is coming and no doubt you are already feeling over stretched, both mentally, physically and financially! Between all the activities, Christmas prepping, shopping and wrapping you are probably already worn out and it’s not even December yet!

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Taking care of your mental health during motherhood

Taking care of your mental health during motherhood

Motherhood is full of love and joy, but can also be incredibly overwhelming, with so much expected of us from so many people. Carrying the mental load for a family, and feeling like your own needs are not met can have a strain on your mental health. This blog is going to address some of the feelings we can end up having during motherhood and what we can do to feel calm, confident and in control instead.

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ROLE PLAY IS RESEARCH

ROLE PLAY IS RESEARCH

Written by Anna Roberts Regional Director @ Nanny Bears Childcare Ltd  “Play is the highest form of research” – quoted...

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