Does you child have healthy eyes?
Dec06

Does you child have healthy eyes?

For most adults, eye care is largely taken for granted. But when it comes to children, it can be difficult to know what to look for with regard to eye care. The fact is, until they start school, your children probably won’t be in many situations in which optimal vision is necessary, and for that reason you may not become aware if there are problems. How do you know if your child has healthy eyes? However, there are simple...

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Taming a Tough Toddler at Bedtime
Jan10

Taming a Tough Toddler at Bedtime

Be consistent about bed times and waking times. Your toddler is more likely to respond positively if he’s used to a specified schedule. The earlier your child’s routine is established, the easier it is to put them to bed without incident. Make the activities the same every night, and make the time before bed quiet and peaceful. Whether a parent tells the child a story, provides a bedtime snack, puts in a short video, or...

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How do you Promote Gender Sensitivity?
Jul02

How do you Promote Gender Sensitivity?

We find it normal when boys mess around with plastic popguns and girls play with floral patterned tea sets. But if they trade toys, most of us are overcome with uneasiness, shock, or even anger. Experts say that kids grow into well-rounded adults if their parents allow them to explore all possibilities – and this includes stripping them of gender biases. Therefore, seeing your baby girl play with toy cars and Junior play with...

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Dance yourself fit with Pink Aerobics
Jun22

Dance yourself fit with Pink Aerobics

Hundreds of women and men will be dancing themselves fit by taking part in the Breast Cancer Campaign and LessBounce.com Pink Aerobics in London’s Hyde Park on Sunday 03 October 2010, 1-4pm.    Sign up now to enjoy three hours of outdoor Pink Aerobics. Support Campaign by fundraising and help us to celebrate the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month which takes place throughout October.  Taking part in Pink...

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The Great British Buggy Push-1st June

Parents urged to march for road safety  Brake, the national road safety charity, is calling for families across the UK to run a sponsored buggy push on Tuesday 1st June – International Children’s day – to raise awareness about the 2,807 number of children killed or seriously injured on UK roads in 2008.  The Great British Buggy Push is an opportunity for new mums and dads to get out and about with their little ones in prams and...

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A Father’s Rights to Paternity leave

Working Families launches “Take Up Top Up” Paternity Leave Campaign The survey reveals that 4 in 10 fathers don’t take paternity leave because they can’t afford it and some employers still deny fathers their rights to paid leave. The charity Working Families has launched a new campaign to raise fathers’ awareness of their rights to paternity leave and to encourage employers to “top up” statutory pay to full pay for the two weeks of...

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