Boosting immunity in the COVID-19 era

Whilst lots of people were buying loo roll and pasta, I was thinking over and over about all the ways I have been trying for years to boost our immunity. I was reading and researching and checking and making sure I had stocks of all the bits and bobs I thought would help – not stockpiling, just making sure we had enough.

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No dull days: the importance of vitamin D

#nodulldays

What’s that phrase? Never a dull moment? When you become a parent that really starts to ring true. There is always something going on, you are always on the go, dashing around, busy busy. Then when your children get a bit older and start to get involved in activities and develop their own interests, all […]

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Keeping winter bugs at bay

staying healthy in winter

I’ve heard a few parents saying this week that they can tell the children are back at school because there seem to be lots of bugs around already. I love autumn and winter but I know lots of people dread it. The dark nights, the rubbish weather and those awful winter bugs. Colds, sore throats, tummy […]

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Coping with anaemia in children

dealing with anaemia

If you suspect your child has anaemia, get a proper diagnosis from a doctor before you begin treatment. Anaemia can be temporary or chronic, mild or life-threatening. It has many causes, and treatment depends on cause. Once your child has been diagnosed, there are many steps you can take to restore iron to their system […]

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