School

7 Tips for helping your child plan their revision

Helping your child can make all the difference to their exams and less stress in the household.  Here are some pointers to make it easier. You and your child could time your child’s attempts at practice papers, this will give both of your more confidence as the big day approaches Ensure that all the materials, including text […]

School

Parents call for an end to the traditional primary school report

Research from Capita SIMS has revealed that over half of parents (57%) feel primary school reports are either too generic or do not contain enough information about how their child is doing. More than a third of primary school teachers (35%) agree. This is despite the fact that schools are now recording more information about […]

How kids can benefit from boredom

  From books, arts and sports classes to iPads and television, many parents do everything in their power to entertain and educate their children. But what would happen if children were just left to be bored from time to time? How would it affect their development? I began to think about boredom and children when […]

The News

‘Incredible’ Alistair Brownlee carries brother Jonny to finish

‘Incredible’ Alistair Brownlee carries brother Jonny to finish Sky News link: http://news.sky.com/story/incredible-alistair-brownlee-carries-brother-jonny-to-finish-10585020 Their parents must be so proud. I would never want my children to have the same profession as I could imagine the competition, but this is heartwarming. When I read things like this I wonder what the patents did to get this right?   […]

Bed Wetting

6 tips to help a bed wetting child

Being supportive when a child wets the bed is very important for self esteem. Here are some simple tips to help your child whilst they are going through this difficult transition Be supportive.  Although this may be obvious, it can be hard to be patient sometimes.  If you or a partner wet the bed as […]

Stop making health and well-being a moral issue

  Applying a human moral construct to nature by dividing foods and lifestyles into good and bad is misleading. In reality, nothing in nature is either good or bad. For instance, our bodies need cholesterol for a variety of important purposes, while exercise and sports can be dangerous and even capable of ending our lives […]

RareCareUK, Euroscicon, and Cancer Care Parcel in Partnership

Yesterday Euroscicon Ltd facilitated a partnership between RareCareUK  and Cancer Care Parcel. Rare Care UK is a newly formed initiative to supply care for Rare Diseases when it can’t be found through standard channels. The Charity Chair – Charlene Blake met with staff at Cancer Care Parcel yesterday to set up a collaboration which will enable Rare Care UK to reach its aims much […]

Should Children Sip From Mum’s Wine? by Gemma Dobson

Ok, we all know that alcohol is a poison. We all know that children’s livers are vulnerable. And, if we have even a tangential connection with medical science, we know that too much alcohol can have a pretty devastating effect on the human body (and mind). It’s perfectly natural that we should want to protect our children […]

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