Problems with visual acuity are a common problem for children, with 1 in every 20 pre-schoolers now wearing glasses. For many parents however, choosing the right pair of glasses for your children isn’t easy – what style should you go for? What colour? How much should you spend? How do you ensure they fit comfortably? Luckily, there are a few key things you can keep in mind … [Read more...] about How to Choose Glasses for Children
Source Did you know that in the UK alone, there is currently a shortage of over 8,000 foster families. This means over 8,000 children are without a family, love, support, and a place to call home. When you think about it in real terms, it’s quite a heartbreaking fact. As a parent, I have often thought about whether I could become a foster carer, but I’ve not really known … [Read more...] about Should you consider becoming a foster parent?
If you have dreams of turning your child into the next Jimi Hendrix then it will not be just your needs that will be satisfied if you teach your young on to play a musical instrument. In fact, it has been recommend by many child psychologists over the years to teach your child a musical instrument because of the numerous benefits which it can have on your child. The musical … [Read more...] about 5 Benefits your little ones will have after learning how to play an instrument
Mixing children and dogs in the family home is something that should be approached with much care and caution. When this partnership works, it can create a unique bond between the child and your dog and ultimately enrich a family. There is however, a great risk attached to many dog breeds when interacting with children and each year we hear stories of this kind of relationship … [Read more...] about 3 kid-friendly dog breeds that will be a welcome addition to your family home
There is just something about healthy foods which kids really don't like isn't there? I have always found this quite strange given that the kids are happy to dismiss healthy food simply because of the way it looks, and none more so than with their greens. I have had a constant struggle with my kids in recent years, trying to get them fueled up on their greens, with varying … [Read more...] about How to get picky kids to eat their greens