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Print this page and keep it somewhere safe so you can check that you are up-to-date with everything that you need to do - and see some of the options for fun and educational things that you can do with your child.

Visit the toddler info hub for a complete list of handy articles, directory listings for shops and services, tools, tips and ideas to keep your little one entertained!

Don't forget to sign-up for the free weekly Bub Hub eNewsletter.

And remember to have fun with your toddler – whilst there will be tantrums, there’ll be plenty of smiles and cuddles too!

general must dos

move your baby from a capsule to an infant car seat - following the recommended age and weight guidelines
keep on track with the immunisations schedule
keep the nappy bag / going out bag stocked and ready to go - you might just change the items as they get older to include healthy snacks, water and toys or books to keep your child amused
keep your copy of the indispensible list of local helplines handy - accidents can happen
check your child's progress with our online toddler development guide

childcare & education

want in-home childcare? Find a nanny
look into education options, including kindys and preschools - get your child's name on their lists
name label all your child's stuff

good nutrition

having trouble at mealtimes? Employ the services of a local feeding clinic or fussy feeders workshop
don't always have time to make nutritious home-cooked infant food? Stock up the freezer with pre-prepared and home-delivered nutritious infant and family meals
get your teeth into the shops directory for teething necklaces, bibs, accessories for eating solids and allergy / food intolerance products
get organised and download a printable weekly family meal planner

other to-dos plus fun stuff

visit our shops directory for comprehensive lists of local and online stockists of anything and everything you might need, including toys, clothes, travel accessories, toilet training products and much more...
read through our toddler knowledge vault for advice and info on fussy eating, taming tantrums, toilet training and more...
sleep or behavioural issues? Seek advice from a parenting or sleep specialist
meet up with other parents & join a local playgroup
make your home safe
want to change toys without the price tag? Hire toys locally
going back to work - find part-time, career & home-business help in our jobs portal
want to go out? Find a local babysitter
join our parenting forum, ask about local facilities, general ailments, chat with other parents in your region, laugh, chat and get support (this feature is for registered members of our site only - registration is FREE)
get a good stock of children's books - start with our 30 best picture books list
create birthday tickers so you can countdown to all the family birthdays or other special events and holidays
visit the Bub Hub activities directory for details of local children's play, activity, music, drama & craft programmes, parks & local activities, swim schools and more...
keep your child safe around water - try local learn to swim lessons

special memories

preserve precious baby items in bronze or glass
enchant your child with products with their name or photo on
celebrate with a birthday party! Our children's parties directory has details of local and online suppliers, entertainers and organisers for all your party needs

travelling or going on holiday?

visit our holidays portal for family friendly holiday options
be prepared if you are travelling by plane
hire nursery equipment and toys at your destination
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