A nationwide study of British parents has found as many as 87 percent of mums and dads worry that they do not play or engage enough with their children. Is this something you worry about? Are we so time tight these days that simple things like just playing suffer?
Have you had the task yet of choosing a primary school for your child? What things did you take into account? Here are a few things to consider.
Feeding children can either be utterly satisfying or completely soul destroying. There is nothing more lovely than preparing a meal from scratch and watching your family devour it before your eyes. It’s one of those moments that makes you feel as if you are winning at parenting. You’ve cooked a nutritious meal with delicious, healthy […]
Apparently children do not usually have the required motor skills to use scissors until around the age of six. However, when your children spend lots of time in the kitchen with you, or lots of time engaging in craft activities, six seems rather old to just be teaching them how to use scissors. I use […]
Welcome to part three of our active children series. The summer term at school is always a busy one sports wise for the big kids, with all sorts going on. Sports days are of course the things that come around every year. I know they aren’t for everyone but I think there are lots of […]
What do you know about Vitamin D? We get most of our Vitamin D from sunlight on our skin. The vitamin is made by our body under the skin, in reaction to summer sunlight. However, if you are out in the sun, take care to cover up or protect your skin with sunscreen before you […]
As much as I don’t mind the children having some chocolate and as much as I love Easter, I have to admit to having a stomach churning feeling having seen some photos on Facebook over the weekend of all the chocolate some children have had. Honestly, some photos looked like a chocolate shop. When did […]