Monthly Archive: February 2011

Feb 28

Rare Disease Day 2011

Our family has been troubled with kidney disease for as far back as anyone cares to remember and 40 years down the line for myself, I’ve seen my father pass away waiting for his second transplant and have borne witness to the doctor diagnosing my son with the same genetic kidney disorder: Alport’s Syndrome. As …

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Feb 28

Sitaaray- Bollywood Themed Family Fun Restaurant

Sitaaray-Bollywood Themed Family Fun Restaurant: Just a short walk from Covent Garden tube station, this Bollywood themed restaurant with its colourful exterior is hard to miss. Decorated generously with posters from every era of Indian movie releases, Sitaaray’s truly magical setting transports you into a world of glamour, drama and enchantment from the moment you …

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Feb 24

Half-Term Solutions-Guest Blogger Kids Travel2

Today’s Guest Blogger with some brilliant Travelling Tips is Julia Odgers from Kids Travel2. This will be great preparation for those of you who have holiday plans later this year. We all know that travelling with children can be exceptionally stressful. A few weeks ago the media was saturated with stories about airlines offering “no-child” …

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Feb 23

Half-Term Solutions Guest Blogger- Thinly Spread

Joining Street Smart Kids blog with more outstanding Half-Term Solutions is Guest Blogger Chris from the thoroughly enjoyable and inspirational blog, Thinly Spread. Here’s a bit more about Chris in her own words: I am an over stretched, thinly spread mother of 4 writing, teaching, tutoring and parenting. My family gets first call on my …

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Feb 22

Half-Term Solutions Guest Blogger- A Mother’s Ramblings

Today’s guest blogger post full of brilliant baking solutions for you and your children this Half-Term is courtesy of the lovely and vivacious Pippa from A Mother’s Ramblings. A Mother’s Ramblings is one of the top UK Parent Blogs and Pippa, Mummy and top Rambler, is famous throughout the blogging community for her amazing ability …

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Feb 21

Half-Term Solutions Guest Blogger- NurtureStore

It’s Half-Term! Bliss for children. Stress for parents! This week Street Smart Kids comes to the rescue! We’re tapping into the “mummy blogging” community to utlise their expertise for your gain as a parent. In the first of 5 guest blogs, Cathy James of NurtureStore shares with us her top Holiday Activities and several creative …

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Feb 18

Hot off the Press-18 February

There are several interesting stories in the media this week. Have a look at some of the news making headlines in the UK and share your opinion below: We’re all concerned about our children being safe and protected when online aren’t we? BT is launching an online safety campaign in March which will do just …

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Feb 17

The Time is Right

Recently a hot topic of conversation revolved around the issue of leaving your child home alone. When is it the right time to leave your child home alone? The Daily Mail told the story of two families opinions on the issue. What are your thoughts? Would you leave your child home alone and when is …

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Feb 16

Best Family Holidays

It’s nearly half-term and although it’s a little too late to be planning a big holiday get-away for the family, there is plenty of holiday time to look forward to this spring and summer. The months of April and May will find our kids barely in school at all thanks to Easter, The Royal Wedding …

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Feb 15

Big Fat Gypsy Weddings

For the last few weeks there’s been a rather popular series running on Channel 4. Big Fat Gypsy Weddings has captured the nation’s interest and set tongues wagging. The Gypsy and Traveller cultures always seem to generate controversy at every turn. Communities are divided over their right to live their life the way they always …

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