Alfie’s Story and Alder Hey Children’s Charity

As a parent, I believe that children deserve the best childhood possible. That includes the best health treatment, too. Because nothing naughty should take the smile off a child’s face. The beautiful, innocent face of a crystal clear soul… Today, I am sharing the story of a brave little man who is fighting asthma with the help of Alder Hey Children’s Charity. Read Alfie’s story… 

Alfie’s story

On average there are three children with asthma in every classroom in the UK. Many people underestimate how serious the condition is, especially for those who live with severe asthma. Thanks to leading research at Alder Hey, new ways to the help the condition are in the pipeline.

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5 Common Injuries in School Playground

5 Common Injuries in School Playground

In most countries around the world, children are required by government agencies to attend public – or private, if they’re fortunate enough – school for more than ten years, typically until they’re 18 years of age. Kids are vulnerable, and even though nationalities mandate attendance or face parents with financial penalties and jail time, educational institutions harbor countless responsibilities regarding their adolescent enrollees’ safety.

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Best Boosts for Education

Best Boosts For Education That Work For Everyone

Every parent wants to know how they can help their child get the most out of their education. Your role is more than just helping out with homework, though. If you want to find ways that will help you and your child with their learning, then you’re in the right place. Here’s how you can assist in your child’s education.

Read every day

Read with your child every day. Set aside the time to really explore a story with them, and give them the chance to ask questions. This helps set them up for regular reading in school and helps them see it as a pleasurable activity.

Look for learning opportunities every day

Your child’s education doesn’t just happen in the classroom. Look for opportunities to learn and reinforce their skills every day. For example, let them count out the money for a purchase, or read the signs in the supermarket.

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Mummy on a Saturday Morning

Mummy on a Saturday Morning

It is 7.30 am on a Saturday morning. She is still in her pyjamas, sipping hot coffee in silence, a cooking book on her lap, trying to persuade herself she feels cosy and relaxed. No rush today, no we-are-getting-late-for-school haste, nothing urgent on the list. It promises to be a calm, slow-paced day full of smiles and happy family moments.

When it comes up again… That suffocating sense of pressure, as if too heavy a burden has just landed on her shoulders. It overwhelms her and evokes an instant and severe headache (she wonders if a massive quantity of her brain cells is being irrevocably killed right now). And of course, it destroys completely the beauty of her morning coffee ritual.

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Squishy Number Learning

Guest Post – Squishy Number Learning

Squishy number learning is a fun counting activity to do at home, ideal for pre-school kids. Kindly provided by

Combine fun sensory play with early number awareness in a squishy baggie project. A zippered sandwich bag and some hair gel are enough to get you started. Your child will have so much fun squishing everything around that they won’t mind all the number learning that’ll be taking place. It’s a fantastic way to help your child exercise their math skills!

What You Need: 

  • Zippered sandwich bag
  • Hair gel
  • Blue or green food colouring
  • 10 pony beads or other small objects (un-popped popcorn, dry beans, etc)
  • Blue masking tape

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Consumer Health Digest’s Expert Roundup on Healthy Pregnancy Tips 2017

Consumer Health Digest, one of the leading and most reliable health and wellness websites, has recently published an expert roundup on tips how to stay healthy and happy during pregnancy. I am so excited to be featured in this wonderful roundup and be among all these amazing women, many of them recognised professionals and experts.

I am sharing part of the article with you as I believe it could help every mummy to be. 

Pregnancy is an exciting and challenging time where a woman goes through great physical and emotional changes. In order to learn more about these changes and find out can be done to make pregnancy go as smoothly as possible, many women look for pregnancy tips on the internet. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of misinformation floating around the wide web, and it can be tough to find reliable information about pregnancy. Knowing how things stand with online pregnancy tips, our team of experts at Consumer Health Digest have decided to help pregnant women learn about reliable measures to experience a problem-free pregnancy, and to ensure their baby grows healthy.

Our experts at Consumer Health Digest understand the confusion and anxiety that pregnant women experience. From food choices during pregnancy to the Zika virus scare and the constant debate about vaccination risks, there are so many questions in need of answers. At our Consumer Health Digest Pregnancy Center, our experts have shared their knowledge and experience on these topics to help clear any doubts you may be having. By visiting our Pregnancy Center, you can learn more about pregnancy in general, the diet you should follow while pregnant, the risks associated with medication during pregnancy, the kind of behavior that is safe during pregnancy, and you can also read other valuable bits of information.

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