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Teaching Kids To Appreciate Wildlife

Teaching Kids To Appreciate Wildlife

An appreciation of wildlife is important for kids. Not only does it teach them to care for animals and respect nature, it also helps ensure the planet is in good hands for generations to come. You don’t have to spend hours trekking in the great outdoors to instil these values though. Exploring your garden can

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How children learn responsibility from caring for a pet

How children learn responsibility from caring for a pet

From big dogs to tiny goldfish, children can learn a lot from pets. Being involved in the care of an animal provides kids with companionship, a higher level of self-esteem and respect for living creatures. It can also be valuable in helping them learn to cope with death. However, one of the main advantages caring

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Cheap school holiday fun

Cheap school holiday fun

The school summer holidays are now upon us and the thought of keeping the kids entertained for six to seven whole weeks can have parents tearing their hair out. Fret not though, as we’ve come up with some ideas for cheap and cheerful school holiday fun. Go out to play One of the wonders of

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Sun care for babies and children

Sun care for babies and children

Summer is finally with us and with it we’ll hopefully see lots of sunshine. It’s great to spend time outdoors when the weather’s nice and to do so healthily means taking care of our skin. Babies and children’s skin is particularly sensitive and so needs extra protection against the sun’s harmful rays. Why do kids

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Activities for kids with ADHD

Activities for kids with ADHD

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often struggle to concentrate during the long school day and so when school is over – or at the weekend – it can be refreshing to do something fun yet challenging that doesn’t involve sitting still for so long. Kids with ADHD generally thrive on routine so it

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Could you survive an online break

Could you survive an online break

Online addiction is now recognised as a serious problem and services and information have now been made available for anyone concerned that their relationship with cyberspace is beyond healthy and constructive. Filling a void Many people recognise that they are looking to emails, Facebook, twitter or any of the other billion online options for a

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