Category Archive: Out and About

Mar 18

5 Ways to Take Your Newborn to the Pool Safely

“My baby is two months old, and I was wondering how soon I can start getting her accustomed to the water?” Parents with newborns often ask this question – how soon can the baby be introduced to the water? There are a number of issues involved with introducing a child to water. So what are …

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Dec 12

How to Protect Your Kids over Christmas

Christmas can be a busy time of year, especially if you have children. The run up to the seasonal preparations can be exciting and run smoothly when suddenly out of know where – there seems to be three, two, one week before the big day! It all comes in a rush with the children breaking …

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Oct 05

Help keep colds at bay

Top tips for preventing the common cold Nobody escapes the common cold – according to the NHS, the average adult in the UK catches between two and four colds every year. Despite great advances in medicine, common virus infections such as the common cold or influenza continue to cause a considerable economic burden, due to …

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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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May 11

Is sport for pre-school children a good thing?

The last thing young children need is another activity to cram in to their already busy schedules. In this day of technology, shouldn’t parents just get them home to watch TV, play a computer games or send an email? To chill out ! Luckily (in hindsight) my parents were very keen for me to get …

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Mar 16

Schools say they want to build strong partnerships with parents …

A primary school in the North of England held a football match with another school – all players were 7 and 8 year olds keen to show off their skills to their parents. However, as the mums and dads began to arrive they were asked for identification and if they had none the schools health …

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Feb 01

Guess what? Even your car isn’t safe. A Helpful Tech Innovation For all Parents

Hackers have recently proved that it’s simple (for them anyway) to get into the GSM based security systems used by major manufacturers including BMW, Hyundai and Ford. The basic idea behind a GSM security system is that you can control your vehicle from your own phone, thereby keeping it safe. Well, two security professionals recently …

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Jan 23

Road Safety Tips: Helping your children to be safe in traffic!

Every week, Great Britain has an average of 9 children (below 6 years of age) either seriously injured or killed. Irrespective of the nation, the data signals the significance of road safety for children. You cannot stop children from going outdoors for fear of accident. But you can educate them to follow guidelines and rules …

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Jan 18

My New Year’s resolution: be a better parent

StreetSmartKids are so excited to introduce childalert’s new mummy blogger Charlotte Kan. Charlotte is a free lance journalist with 10 Years experience in print, broadcast and internet media. She has two young boys of 4 and 21/2 years – what a handful! But being in the ‘deep end of motherhood she understands childalert and the …

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Nov 24

Mums are the backbone of the family unit.

Did you know that on average a mum spends the equivalent of 1,135 days or five and a half years doing chores from housework to homework and they spend up to 2,180 hours and 52 minutes or more than 90 days in the kitchen!!!

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