Tag Archives: Parenting Tips

Parents still not avoiding cot death risks.

A poll of 500 parents of children under two found that they are still putting their babies at risk of cot death by letting them sleep on their stomachs or sides. Four in 10 were unsure of the basic steps … Continue reading

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Springtime top tips – Potty Training.

Potty training is an emotional time for you and your little one. Spring is a great time to start potty training; when washing dries better and there are fewer clothes to take off. It helps to remember that you can’t … Continue reading

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How safe is your trampoline?

We’ve seen far too many news reports of kids (and adults) injuring themselves on trampolines, and we want to help you and your little ones have fun and avoid injury. Trampolines have become as much a standard feature in gardens … Continue reading

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Baby and toddler foot problems and what to look for.

Footwear may not be the first thing you think of with a new born baby, but foot health is very important. First walking shoes are vitally important to your child’s foot health. Whilst your child is learning to move about, … Continue reading

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How to spot the symptoms of Meningitis.

This devastating disease kills more children than any other infectious disease in the UK and children under 5 years old are most at risk. We’ve teamed up with leading charity The Meningitis Trust to raise awareness about the disease and … Continue reading

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Dyslexia – how soon can it be identified?

Scientific research has shown that the risk factors for Dyslexia can be identified in children from the age of 5, and by 7 it is usually clear which children will need extra help with reading and spelling skills. It is … Continue reading

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Ten steps for healthy pregnancy.

In everyday life it can be difficult for women to focus on a healthy diet and lifestyle and as evidence builds on the risk for babies of overweight mothers, a new simple guide sheds light on the right advice to … Continue reading

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When is it time for a Time-Out?

What do you do when your adorable toddler behaves in a not-so-adorable way? One way to stop the naughtiness from getting worse is often to remove them from the activity and give them a chance to calm down. This technique … Continue reading

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What is Flat Head Syndrome (Plagiocephaly)?

In broad terms Plagiocephaly or Flat Head Syndrome is a condition characterised by a flattening on one side or the back of the head. It may also involve bulging of the forehead, fullness of the cheek and ear misalignment on the same … Continue reading

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Make sure you know how to use your trampoline safety.

Make sure you know how to use your trampoline safety. Did you know Trampolines are behind half of children’s injuries at harm? They have become as much a standard feature in gardens as a shed or a greenhouse. 54.9% of … Continue reading

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