Day at the beach

Getting Your Child Swimming

Getting Your Child Swimming

Being able to swim can save your life. It is undoubtedly one of the important tasks we love our kids to crack – and we grin inanely, wearing smiles from ear to ear, when we hear those words “look at me I can swim!” We can be so focussed on its importance that it can

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Tips for staying cool in hot weather

Tips for staying cool in hot weather

Whether you’re jetting off to sunnier climes or making the most of the British summer, it can be a struggle to stay cool during the hot weather. Here are some tips to help you enjoy the summer without wishing the freezing temperatures of winter were already upon us. Clothing Lightly coloured cotton clothing is best

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Making new friends

Making new friends

True friends are special. They make you laugh, understand where you’re coming from and are always there for you. However, friendships often change over time and if you’ve moved to a different area or feel you’ve grown apart from your old mates then making new friends can seem like a bit of a challenge. While

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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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