Springtime is nearly upon us and as the weather gets warmer and the days get longer it’s likely you and your family will be spending more time outside. Outdoor activities can be a lot of fun but it’s important that you’re prepared and take certain precautions to keep your family safe.
Wounds, bumps, knocks, cuts and scrapes Wounds are very common with children. Any parent will tell you that this is perfectly normal. I remember as a child that my little brother’s knees and shins were always covered in bruises from his various adventures, and I remember very well the time he fell on a bramble […]
Totally normal The bulk of parents will have had a child with a head injury of some sort by the time their child is five. It just goes with the territory. Small children fall over, they crash into things, into other children, and it doesn’t matter how much you try to protect them and keep […]
Knocks, bumps, scratches and cuts are a normal part of childhood. As parents we deal with lots of these in the first years of our children’s lives. I don’t think it gets easier necessarily, but you do come to realise that you can’t prevent these things from happening and that really it is a natural […]
This week we are heading to Camp Bestival. It’s the first time for us so I’ve been doing a spot of reading up and having a really good think about what our essential items might be. I can’t decide if I am going to return from four days at Camp Bestival completely zen, or having […]
Back in September we ran a fantastic competition for one of our readers to win a family mini break (2 x adults, 2 x children) to Legoland Windsor, including centrally located hotel accommodation for one night and tickets to Legoland. Entry to this fantastic competition involved sharing your “Thirst Aid Moment” – A moment when a family […]
What do you have in your family’s first aid kit? Do you have a separate one for the children? What are your family must have products, those things you just couldn’t do without? Are there many products in your first aid kit you can use on all the family? I tend to have a ‘grown […]
Welcome to part two of our eating al fresco series. In part one we looked at some of the tasty but easy foods you can have when eating outside as a family. Now, because eating al fresco can mean that you have little people who want to explore the great outdoors, or perhaps a few […]