Tag Archive: health

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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Jun 09

On a hot day when your kids long for an ice cream or lolly do you say yes?

I remember some time ago when my daughter was 2,  I was out on a walk with a friend when an ice cream van ‘ding donged’ its way past us.  With a sprint in my step I shouted come on ‘let’s all get an ice cream’ – what a treat.  No, my friend insisted, Ella …

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