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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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Water games for kids to play this summer

Water games for kids to play this summer

The long summer holidays are here and there is nothing kids love more than messing about with water. There is something so appealing and generically fun about getting soaking wet and/or watching someone else get a good drenching! There are many games that we can play that involve water, it can be cheap, fun and

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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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Guides And Scouts

Guides And Scouts

The scout and guiding movements in the UK often come in for a bit of stick. The mocking sound of ‘Dib Dib Dib’ hangs in the air, as supposed grown-ups snigger behind their hands. But you speak to virtually anyone who has been involved in these groups; the overwhelming response is one of enthusiasm and

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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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