toddlers and junk food

Steering your toddler away from junk food

Chances are, the majority of parents set out with the best intensions of only feeding their child the very best; ensuring they have their 5 a day without fail, organic if possible, without a chip or chicken nugget in sight. Then the reality of tiredness, lack of time and a fussy child set in and

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Child sore knee

My child has injured his knee

What should I do? Knee injuries are all too common in sports-loving children, but unlike other sprains and strains they need to be dealt with especially carefully, as this particular joint is notorious for deteriorating in later life following a childhood accident. This is probably due to the knee being the largest joint in the

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my child has banged his head

My child has banged his head

Sooner or later even the most inactive child is going to suffer a bump to the head, and as a typical parent you’re going to feel like panicking. My child has banged his head what do I do? Actually, that’s about the worst thing you can do: You won’t act decisively and you may infect

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encourage creativity in your children

Keeping your toddler active

Use their energy efficiently Keeping your toddler active can be very challenging at times, especially when you need to focus on other things or even just sit down for a well-earned rest! However, it is important to ensure that toddlers do stay active for a good portion of their day. Try to avoid keeping them

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cure for asthma

Does my child have asthma

What causes asthma? With over 1.1 million children in the UK having asthma , 1 in 5 families having someone with asthma in the household and most of us knowing someone with asthma, it is a common condition which can be effectively controlled. The symptoms differ in each person and while they are usually quite

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exercise in pregnancy

Exercise during pregnancy

Exercise during pregnancy. To help you feel healthy and at your best it is vital to maintain regular exercise throughout your pregnancy, not only does it make you feel better but it can improve your posture and alleviate discomfort like back pain. Evidence shows that exercise during pregnancy may help prevent gestational diabetes (diabetes attributed

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