Category Archive: child care

Nov 23

Antibiotics Resistance – the greatest health problem of our century

Dec 11

Dear Santa can I have a tablet this Christmas ?

If you’re planning on buying your child a laptop, tablet or smartphone for Christmas, please follow these six golden rules, which will ensure your child surfs safely in cyberspace over the winter break: 1. Update your  Antivirus and Security software 2. Be sure to be part of their leaning process helping them ( even if …

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Nov 29

The dangers of boiling water

Having the kettle boiling while the kids are playing in the kitchen can be dangerous. It just takes one of them to knock it over and there could be a serious injury – a definite safety risk. Dangers of boiling water There are many dangers inherent with boiling water, the most obvious of which is …

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Nov 02

Have a happy and safe firework weekend

Remember fireworks while enjoyable and fun can also be dangerous. Find a safe place to stand and don’t get too close to the fireworks or the bonfire – sparks can fly out of the fire so quickly that a baby or child’s eyelids might not have time to react. Make sure those little ears are …

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Oct 18

Slower speed = happy people

In November each year there is a week dedicated to Road Safety (19 – 25 November) – the week is a reminder of the many dangers on the roads while drive, walking and cycling.  We obviously need to be vigilant all year round and each year  – this week is merely a reminder. As parents …

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Oct 08

Do you have a child with dyslexia?

Help is at hand … 1 in 5 children have difficulties with reading and writing, which is why it’s worth knowing that this week is National Dyslexia Week (8 -14th October). If you’re a parent with a child with Dyslexia or a child who is struggling it’s likely you’ll feel a familiar bell ringing with …

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Oct 03

A child goes missing every 5 minutes!

We are all concerned, shocked and worried sick about little April Jones who got willingly into a van two days ago while playing outside her home. We all prayer that they find her safe and well. In the UK around 140,000 children a year get lost or go missing, that is over one child every …

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Sep 11

Meningitis : Keep Watching

Every year, bacterial meningitis affects around 3,400 people in the UK and kills more children under five than any other infectious disease. What’s most frightening for parents is the speed in which meningitis can come on; it can kill within hours.Many parents mistakenly think their children are protected against all types of the disease and …

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Jun 29

Hydrated children perform better and are better behaved !

There has been alot of talk and discussion recently about the need to allow children to have a bottle of water by their side especially at school … Bridget Benelam, Senior Nutrition Scientist  said “We know there is a lot of confusion about how much and what children should be drinking. Water is a great …

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Jun 28

What are your views on child safety?

Are you a parent that sees danger at every turn? Someone who’s afraid your child will get snatched/hurt and injured wherever they are? Or do you feel that the world has gone health and safety mad? Whatever your take we’d like to hear about it. Let us know your feelings, thoughts and experiences on being …

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