Health

Here Is How To Avoid Doing Your Housework…

Here Is How To Avoid Doing Your Housework… A study carried out in Norway has discovered that doing housework can cause some health problems. The chemicals used in various cleaning sprays and other liquids which clean our kitchen benches and sinks have been linked to lung damage. The Norwegian study found that everyday cleaning products […]

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How prioritise family fitness

How prioritise family fitness There are now so many stories around about childhood obesity and lack of fitness, that it seems almost impossible to avoid the possibility. You might feel guilty about giving your child a biscuit instead of a carrot for example, or the nagging feeling that, while they are enjoying watching their favourite […]

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Child

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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Baby

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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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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Benefits Of Playing Games With Children

Benefits of playing games with your children We all know that children love to play but actively playing with your children, rather than just leaving them to their own devices, can have an extremely positive impact on their development. This is the case throughout their childhood too, not just in their younger years. Improve numeracy […]

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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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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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