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Boohoo Kids Launch

Boohoo Kids Launch I recently got some clothing from the new Boohoo kids range and I was pleasantly surprised. We have done a video review further down the post if you would like to take a look. Do you ever buy clothing for your children online and you go the next size up just to […]

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Father wins high court ruling on term-time holiday

A father who refused to pay a fine for taking his daughter on holiday in term-time has won a legal challenge Father Jon Platt, from the Isle of Wight, was fined by the Isle of Wight Council after he took his daughter on a term-time holiday to Disney World, without permission from the school. Mr Platt […]

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Too many vitamins during pregnancy can increase risk of autism

Chances of your child developing autism can be trebled by taking too many vitamins during pregnancy A new study has shown that expectant mums taking excessive amounts of Folic Acid and Vitamin B12 during pregnancy lead to an increased chance that their child will have developmental problems. Scientists in the US think that multi vitamins […]

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SATs Test Leaked by ‘Rogue Marker’

SATs test for 10 and 11 year olds was leaked online by a rogue marker A SATs test on grammar, punctuation and spelling due to be sat by 600,000 10 and 11 year olds in England today was leaked online by a ‘rogue marker’ according to the Department for Education. Ever since their introduction, SATs […]

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BREAKING NEWS! English Schools WON’T now be forced to become Academies

The Education Secretary has announced that plans to make all English high schools become Academies to be scrapped Education secretary Nicky Morgan has confirmed that the Government is standing down on their decision to make all English schools into Academies in a huge u turn set to please a lot of parents and teachers across […]

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It’s Exam Time Again – Here’s how to help your kids cope

Dealing with exam stress There was a time when important exams were something far off in the distance of your life. Weekly spelling and tables tests and end-of-year exams were part of school experience, but apart from marks going into the teacher’s mark book and on your report to show regular progress, they carried no […]

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Keeping Your Kids Safe Online – What you can do today

How to ensure your children are safe on their phone or tablet The age at which children have access to a smartphone or tablet is dropping fast as they become a normal part of family life. Even games consoles – devices that parents think are safe such as the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita – […]

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How to get your Children to sleep better

How to get your children to sleep better Getting children to go to bed and sleep through the night is one of the most common issues in parenting. Yet by following a few techniques and essential all round parenting advice, a good night’s sleep for your child needn’t be difficult to achieve. Here are some […]

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How Tall Will Your Child Be?

Ever wondered how tall your child will be when they grow up? If you’re like me one thing people always say about your kids (and their own) is ‘aren’t they tall – they’ll be huge when they’re older’. I was always told that you should double their height at age 2, but apparently not! According […]

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Nearly Half of Parents Admit to being Piggy Bank Robbers!

46% of parents admit to occasionally raiding their children’s piggy bank to cover costs of taxis, takeaways, parking and window cleaning A Nationwide Savings survey of 2,000 parents in the UK has revealed that nearly half of parents of children aged between 4 and 16 years old said that they have taken cash from their […]

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School Children On Strike Over SATS Exams!

School children across England are on strike today in row over SATS exams for 6 year olds School children of 6 and 7 years old are on strike across England today in protest against SATS exams. The controversial exams have caused widespread upset amongst parents and teachers alike, leading to a petition against the exams getting […]

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Parents taking Kids out of School in Term Time Court Cases Thrown Out

Parents being prosecuted for taking their kids on holiday in term time have had their cases thrown out of court in landmark ruling Two couples were facing trial after Swindon Borough Council accused them of failing to secure regular attendance for their children because they had taken them on holiday during term time. One of […]

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URGENT RECALL! Argos recall 5 car seats from Mamas & Papas.

Argos has urgently recalled five car seat models from Mamas & Papas due to a potential safety concern. The product recall has been announced over serious concerns that, in the event of an accident, the car seat shell may crack and therefore not provide enough protection to your baby or child. Please help me spread the […]

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Newborn Babies Being Tested for Alcohol

Newborn Babies are now being tested for alcohol Newborn babies in Scotland are now being tested for alcohol in their system as fears grow over expectant mothers drinking whilst pregnant. Medics at the Princess Royal Maternity Hospital in Glasgow have started testing samples from babies to test for molecules of alcohol that stay in the […]

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